Balaram Jayanti is the birth anniversary or first appearance day of Lord Balarama, one of the Dasavatara (ten supreme incarnations) of Lord Vishnu. Balaram Jayanti is observed on Shravan Purnima in many parts of India. In 2010, Balaram Jayanti date is August 24, Tuesday. In some places, the festival is celebrated on Akshay Tritiya day in Vaisakh month.
Balarama Jayanti is celebrated with utmost gaiety in Mathura Dwarka Dwarkadhish temple Mathura, Puri Jagannath temple and all ISKCON Temples around the World.