Bihar Panchami (Vihar Panchami, Bankey Bihariji Prakatosav, Bankebihari Prakat Mahotsav) is a big festival celebrated at Vrindavan Banke Bihariji Temple. In 2013, Bihar Panchami date is December 7.
Bihar Panchami is observed on Shukla Paksha Panchami in Margashirsha Month as per Hindu calendar. It is said that on this day Bankehihari, Lord Krishna, appeared in front of Swami Haridas in Vrindavan, Uttar Pradesh.
During the festival of Bihar Panchami, the Banke Bihari Temple of Vrindavan and the temple premises are beautifully adorned and decked. Thousands of devotees visit the temple during Bihar Panchami festival.