Vettikode Ayilyam at Sree Nagaraja Swamy Temple, Vetticode is one of the famous festivals held in Alappuzha district of Kerala state. In 2015, Vettikode Ayilyam begins on 1 October and ends on 8 October.
Vettikode Sree Nagaraja Swamy Temple is one of the famous temples dedicated to the Serpent Gods in Kerala. Ayilyam festival attracts thousands of devotees. The Ayilyam festival falls in Kanni Month of Malayalam calendar (September – October).
The Annual Ayilyam celebrations begin seven days prior to Ayilyam Nakshatram. The major highlight of Vettikode Ayilyam is the ceremonial procession from the Naga raja swamy temple to an ancient Brahmins’ home. Sarpabali is performed regularly throughout the Ayilyam Annual celebrations.