Karkidakam Kalabham is a six day festival organized prior to Karkidaka masam in Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Thiruvananthapuram. Karkkidaka Seeveli Perunthiramruthu Pooja in this temple attracts thousands of devotees. Devotees offer special pujas to Lord Anantha Padmanabha. In 2011, Karkkidaka Seeveli Perunthiramruthu Pooja dates are – 11 July to 16 July.
With the recent discovery of treasures (in fact assets) of Lord Padmanabha in five cellars in the temple, the celebrations have caught special attention of the world. Several lakhs of devotees are expected to visit the temple during these six days.