59 Most Famous Festivals of India 2021 | List of Holidays 2021 – WATW

59 Most Famous Festivals of India 2021 | List of Holidays 2021

Do the festivals knock on the doors of exhilaration and enthusiasm in you? Do you eagerly look forward to the festivals and occasions every year? Most of us do, eagerly wait to feel the festivities and have the ultimate fun. Festivals are always the beautiful time of the year that fills the life with a lot more happiness, fun, love, joy and togetherness. Luckily, India is the heart of festivals. India is blessed with a whole bunch of festivals, enriched with cultures and traditions. Various parts of India celebrate various festivals. In addition, the interesting part is that the same festivals have different names in different parts of the country. Festivals are synonymous with excitement, enjoyment and merrymaking. Therefore, festivals are loaded with interesting festivities, rituals and traditions. Hence, we decided to list down the dates of festivals that will be observed in the coming year 2021. So, find below the 59 Most Famous Festivals of India 2021.

List of Most Famous Festivals of India 2021

DATEDAYFESTIVAL
1 JanuaryFridayNew Year
11 JanuaryMonday  Masik Shivaratri
13 JanuaryWednesdayLohri
14 JanuaryThursdayPongal, Uttarayan, Makar Sankranti
16 FebruaryTuesdayBasant Panchami, Saraswathi Puja
11 MarchThursday  Mahashivratri
13 MarchSaturday  Losar
20 MarchSaturdayNavroz
28 MarchSundayPalm Sunday
28 MarchSundayChoti Holi, Holika Dahan
29 MarchMondayHoli
 29 March – 31 MarchMonday – WednesdayHola Mohalla
2 April      

FridayGood Friday
4 AprilSundayEaster
4 AprilSundaySheetala Ashtami (Basoda Date)
12 AprilMonday  Ramadan Begins
13 AprilTuesday  Chaitra Navratri Begins
13 AprilTuesdayGudi Padwa, Ugadi, Telugu New Year
14 AprilWednesday  Baisakhi
14 April – 20 AprilWednesday – TuesdayRongali Bihu
21 AprilWednesday  Ram Navami
23 AprilFriday  Thrissur Pooram
25 AprilSunday  Mahavir Jayanti
27 AprilTuesday  Hanuman Jayanti
12 May – 13 MayWednesday – ThursdayEid-Ul-Fitr, Ramadan Ends
26 MayWednesday  Buddha Purnima
12 July  MondayRath Yatra
15 JulySaturday  Akshaya Tritiya
20 JulyTuesday  Ashadhi Ekadashi
19 July – 20 JulyMonday – TuesdayEid ul-Adha
24 JulySaturday  Guru Purnima
11 AugustWednesday  Hariyali Teej
13 AugustFriday  Nag Panchami
16 AugustMondayParsi New Year
19 AugustThursdayMuharram/Ashura
21 AugustSaturdayOnam/Thiruvonam
22 AugustSundayRaksha Bandhan
25 AugustWednesdayKajari Teej
30 AugustMondayJanmashtami
31 AugustTuesday  Dahi Handi
9 SeptemberThursdayHartalika Teej
10 SeptemberFridayGanesh Chaturthi
19 SeptemberSundayAnant Chaturdashi
7 OctoberThursday  Sharad Navratri Begins
11 October – 15 OctoberMonday – FridayDurga Puja Begins
14 OctoberThursdayNavratri  
13 OctoberWednesday  Mahashtami
15 OctoberFriday  Dussehra, Durga Visarjan
18 October – 19 OctoberMonday – TuesdayMilad un-Nabi
24 OctoberSunday  Karva Chauth
2 NovemberTuesday  Dhanteras
4 NovemberThursday  Diwali
4 NovemberThursday  Kali Puja
5 NovemberFriday  Govardhan Puja
6 NovemberSaturday  Bhai Dooj
8 NovemberMondayChhath Puja Begins (Nahai Khai)
11 NovemberThursdayChhath Puja Ends (Suryodaya Argh)
25 December  SaturdayChristmas
59 Most Famous Festivals of India 2021

Please Note: Following calendar has been prepared after thorough research but some of the festivals are subject to vary depending on the positioning of the moon.

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