Golconda Bonalu starts on 25 June 2017 at Jagadambika temple, Golkonda fort, Hyderabad. Bonalu Jathara is the most celebrated and the biggest traditional festival of twin cities – Secunderabad & Hyderabad, and other Telangana places.
Bonalu begins on first Sunday in Ashada masam as per Telugu calendar from Jagadambika Temple of Golkonda and ends on the last Sunday at the same temple.
The most popular Bonalu Jathara is held at Ujjaini Mahankali temple, Secunderabad on the third Sunday of Ashada Masam.
The major temples where Bonalu Jathara is held at are – Ujjaini Mahakali Temple at Secunderabad, Shri Jagadambika temple at Golconda fort, Mahankali Akkanna Madanna Temple at Haribowli, Sri Matheshwari Temple at Laldarwaja, Yellamma Temple at Balkampet, Shri Jagadamba temple of Sultanshahi, Bangaru Mysamma temple of Shalibanda, Darbar Mysamma Temple of Aliabad and Mutyalamma temple of Chandulal Bela.