Kerala Fairs and Festivals
Kerala Fairs and Festivals
Kerala Fairs and Festivals
 Kerala Tourism
About Kerala
Kerala Map
Kerala Ayurveda
Medical Tourism
 
  More...
 Tourist Places in Kerala
Alleppey
Cochin
Kovalam
Trivandrum
Kumarakom
Munnar
 
  More...
 Kerala Backwaters
Alappuzha Backwaters
Kuttanad Backwaters
Kottayam Backwaters
Kollam Backwaters
 
  More...
 Kerala Beaches
Kappad Beach
Kovalam Beach
Marari Beach
Varkala Beach
   
 
  More...
 Kerala Hill Stations
Kannur Hill Station
Kozhikode Hill Station
Munnar Hill Station
 
 
  More...
 Houseboats & Cruises
Kerala Cruises
Kerala Houseboats
 
  More...
 Kerala Adventure Tours
Trekking and Camping
Hiking and Biking
Tree House Holidays
 
  More...
 Kerala Wildlife Tours
Muthanga Wildlife Tour
Neyyar Wildlife Tour
Parambikulam Wildlife Tour
 
  More...
 Temples in Kerala
Kashimath Temple
Laxmi Venkatesh Temple
Garuda Temple
 
  More...
 Kerala Hotels / Resorts
Allepay Hotels
Cochin Hotels
Kovalam Hotels
 
  More...
 Kerala Tours
Kerala Backwater Tours
Kerala Ayurvedic Tour
Kerala Houseboat Tours
 
  More...
 

Kerala Fairs and Festivals

Kerala is a land of colourful festivals, which have a long history and tradition behind them. . Festivals in Kerala are an integral part of the social and cultural structure .

Kerala Fairs and Festivals  

Onam
Onam is the most popular festival of Kerala.It is celebrated as the harvest festival in Kerala. It falls in the Malayalam month of Chingam (Aug-Sept). The image of Thrikkakara Appan (Vishnu in the form of Vamana) is installed in every Hindu home during the Onam season.Children go around collecting flowers and decorate them in the front portion of the house. Onam is also the harvest festival of Kerala. This festival provides an occasion for family get-together among the Keralites.

 
Kerala Fairs and Festivals  Kerala Fairs and Festivals
 

Vallamkali or Boat Races
Vallamkali or Boat Races is held in August . On the great backwaters of Kerala, fierce Vallom Kallies (boat races) and water carnivals erupt every year in a dramatic spectacle and hold tens of thousands of people spell-bound, cheering the action, laying bets, goading the boatmen to row faster.

Vishu
The first month of Malayalam Calendar is Medam (April-May) and the first day of Medam is celebrated as Vishu, the New Year day. It is considered propitious to view good things on this day for year round good fortune.

Attukal Pongala Festival
This is the one and the only temple festival in the world where lakhs of women assembled together to make offerings by cooking a pudding for the goddess in the Attukal temple.

Thrissur Pooram Festival
The most spectacular festival of Kerala is Thrissur Pooram. Celebrated in Medom (April-May) the festival parades the fulgent faces of Kerala culture.
Christmas Festival: With a large number of Christian population in Kerala, Christmas is a festival that is celebrated with much vigour and enthusiasm in the state.. The numerous churches that are spread across the state brighten up around this time. 

Mahasivarathri
Hindus celebrate Mahasivarathri, all over the world in Kumbam (Feb-March). It commemorates the day on which Lord Shiva consumed the deadly poison (Kalakuda visham) to save the world from destruction The annual Sivarathri festival held on the banks of River Periyar at Alwaye, is one of the most spectacular local festivals of Kerala, which attracts thousands of pilgrims from all over the state.

Bakrid
The Bakrid commemorates Ibrahim's (Abhraham) offering of his only son as a sacrifice in obedience to God's command. The Muslims enjoy hearty feasts on Bakrid day. The rich may sacrifice a he goat or a bullock and distribute it among Frieds, relatives and the poor.
The other more important Muslim festival is Idul-Fitr, which comes after a month of strict fasting.

  • Local FestivalsJarram Nercha - Thervath Mosque, Pallan chathanur
  • Nercha Festival - Ottapalam Mosque
  • Jarram Nercha - Theruvath Mosque
  • Malappuram Nercha - Malappuram Mosque
  • Kodikuthu Festival - Kanjiramattom Mosque
  • Chandanakkudam Festival- Beemapalli, Thiruvananthapuram

 

 
Suggested Tour Packages
 
Kerala Travel Package
 

Duration :

8 Nights / 9 Days
 
Places Covered
{Trivandrum - Kovalam - Kanyakumari - Kollam - Houseboat - Periyar - Cochin}
 
Book Now
 
 
 
 
Reservation Form
 *Name
 *E-mail
 *Phone
 
 Arrival  Date
 
 Duration  of Stay
 
 No. of  Persons
 
 Country
 
 Type of Hotel req.
 
  Your  Travel  Plan
 
 *Captcha  image:
 String:
 
 
 
Kerala Fairs and Festivals
Kerala Fairs and Festivals
Kerala Fairs and Festivals
 
Website Designing and Website Promotion by TSoftIndia
home about us