October 2018 India Festivals and Events Guide




Come, Explore the festival extravaganza of October in India.

Ramnagar Ramlila

Varanasi (also known as Benares), Uttar Pradesh State, India
Date: September 23-October 24, 2018.
Place: Ramnagar, on the banks of the Ganges River.

Known as the world’s oldest Ramlila, this fascinating festival commences with the incarnation of Lord Vishnu as Rama, to save humanity from demon king Ravana.
Kabir Yatra

Date: October 2-7, 2018.
Place: Jodhpur, Jaisalmer and Bikaner.




Navaratri

Date: October 10-18, 2018.
Place: All across India, particularly in Gujarat, Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Varanasi, and Mysore. Mookambika temple at Kollur in Karnataka is very famous for  Navarathri celebrations.

Navaratri means 9 sacred nights, celebrates the Mother Goddess or Shakti in all her manifestations – Durga, Lakshmi and Saraswati.

 Bathukamma

Date: October 10-18, 2018.
Place: Hyderabad, Telangana.




Pushkar

Date: October 12-14, 2018
Place : Pushkar, Rajasthan.

 Durga Puja

Date: October 15-19, 2018.
Place : Kolkata, West Bengal.  Odisha is also famous for Durga  Pooja celebrations. Special poojas and rituals will be performed during these auspicious days.  Mahanavami and Vijayadashami are important days of Durga pooja festival.




 Ashwa Poojan

Date: October 18, 2018.
Place : Udaipur City Palace, Rajasthan.

Dussehra

Date: October 19, 2018.

Place : Northern India is famous for Dussehra celebration. Mysore Dussehra  is very famous in South India. Mysore Dasara and its rituals are closely related to the royal family of Mysore.




Marwar Festival

Date: October 23-24, 2018.
Place: Jodhpur, Rajasthan.

Rajasthan International Folk Festival

Date: October 24-28, 2018.
Place: Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur, Rajasthan.

Rajasthan International Folk Festival  or Jodhpur folk festivalis an annual music and art festival showcases various traditional folk music and arts performances held at Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur, Rajasthan.




Tawang Festival

Date: October 26-29, 2018.
Place : Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh.

Organized by Arunachal Pradesh Tourism Department, this festival showcases cultural diversity of the state and promote adventure tourism.

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