Kerala Festivals 2016

Here is the list of Kerala Festivals 2016 (Malayalam Festivals in 2016).

Kerala’s Malayalam calendar is based on Kollam Era. Kollam Era (also known as Malayalam Era or Kollavarsham or Malayalam Calendar or Malabar Era) is a solar and sidereal Hindu calendar used in Kerala, India. The origin of the calendar has been dated as 825 CE (Pothu Varsham) at Kollam(Quilon).

Here is the list of Kerala Temple Festivals in 2016

Festivals 2016
Elephant Pageants
Adoor Gajamela
Adoor – Pathanamthitta Dist
20 January 2016
Pariyanampetta Pooram
Kattakulam – Palakkad Dist
20 February 2016
Guruvayoor Aanaottam
Guruvayoor – -Thrissur Dist
20 February 2016
Chinakkathoor Pooram
Palappuram – Palakkad Dist
22 February 2016
Uthralikavu Pooram
Wadakkancherry – Thrissur
1 March 2016
Parippally Gajamela
Parippally – Kollam Dist
6 March 2016
Peruvanam Pooram
Peruvanam – Thrissur Dist
18 Mar 2016
Arattupuzha Pooram
Arattupuzha – Thrissur Dist
21 March 2016
Kottakkal Pooram
Kottakkal – Malappuram Dist
3 to 8 April 2016
Thrissur Pooram
Thrissur Town -Thrissur Dist
17 April 2016
Thutha Pooram
Thutha – Palakkad
19 April 2016
Boat Races
Champakkulam Boat Race Champakkulam – Alappuzha Dist 20 June 2016
Nehru Trophy Boat Race
Punnamada – Alappuzha Dist
13 August 2016
Payippad Boat Race
Payippad – Alappuzha Dist
16 September 2016
Kumarakom Boat Race
Kumarakom – Kottayam Dist
16 September 2016
Aranmula Boat Race
Aranmula – Pathanamthitta Dist
17 September 2016
Onam
Athachamayam
Thrippunithura – Ernakulam Dist
4 September 2016
Thiruvonam
Celebrated all over Kerala
14 September 2016
Pulikali
Swaraj Round – Thrissur Dist
16 September 2016
Temple Festivals
Neroth Peratoor Sri Bhagavathy Kshethram Utsavam 20 to 25 January 2016
Avoor Utsavam
Avoor – Kollam Dist
15 to 24 January 2016
Thaipooya Mahotsavam
Koorkancherry – Thrissur Dist
24 January 2016
Thaipooya Mahotsavam
Harippad – Alappuzha
24 January 2016
Chettikulangara Bharani
Chettikulangara – Alappuzha Dist
13 March 2016
Kidangoor Balasubramaniya Swami Temple
Kidangoor – Kottayam Dist
16 to 25 February 2016
Machattu Mamangam
Wadakkancherry – Thrissur Dist
23 February 2016
Chottanikara
Chottanikara – Ernakulam Dist
23 February 2016
Ezharaponna Festival Ettumanur
Ettumanur – Kottayam Dist
16 February 2016
Jaganadha Temple
Thalassery – Kannur Dist
19 February to 26 February 2016
Guruvayoor Utsavam
Guruvayoor – Thrissur Dist
20 February to 29 February 2016
Attukal Pongala
Attukal – Thiruvananthapuram Dist
23 February 2016
Ananthapuram Lake Temple
Ananthapuram – Kasaragod Dist
27 February 2016
Puthoor Festival
Puthoor – Palakkad
18 March to 8 April 2016
Aluva Sivarathri
Aluva – Ernakulam Dist
7 March 2016
Thirunakkara Arattu
Thirunakkara – Kottayam Dist
23 March 2016
Valliyoor Kavu
Valliyoor Kavu – Wayanad Dist
14 to 27 March 2016
Konganpada
Chittoor – Palakkad Dist
21 March 2016
Loganarkavau Arattu
Vadakara – Kozhikode Dist
22 March 2016
Thirumandhamkunnu Pooram
Angadipuram – Malappuram Dist
09 April 2016
Cherthala Karthiyayani Temple
Cherthala – Alappuzha Dist
16 to 23 March 2016
Malanada Kettukazhcha
Poruvazhi – Kollam Dist
25 March 2016
Chamayavilakku
Kottankulangara – Kollam Dist
23 to 24 March 2016
Sree Padmanabha Swami Temple Painkuni Utsavam
East Fort – Thiruvananthapuram Dist
23 March 2016
Ambalapuzha Festival
Ambalapuzha – Alappuzha Dist
24 March to 3 April 2016
Nenmara Vallangi Vela
Nenmara – Palakkad Dist
2 April 2016
Attuvela Mahotsavam
Vadayar – Kottaym Dist
8 April 2016
Kodungalloor Bharani
Kodungalloor – Thrissur Dist
9 April 2016
Chamakkavu Kettukazhcha
Mavelikkara – Alappuzha Dist
14 April 2016
Thirunelli
Thirunelli – Wayanad Dist
14 April 2016
Mathoor Vinayaka Temple
Thottakara – Thrissur Dist
13 to 17 April 2016
Kudal Manickam
Iringalakuda – Thrissur Dist
19 to 29 April 2016
Kottiyoor Utsavam
Kottiyoor – Kannur Dist
20 May to15 June 2016
Vettikode Ayilyam
Vettikode – Alappuzha Dist
21 to 27 September 2016
Panachikadu Festival
Panachikadu – Kottayam Dist
2 to 11 October 2016
Navarathri Festival
East Fort – Thiruvananthapuram Dist
2 to 11 October 2016
Mullackal Utsavam
Mullackal – Alappuzha Dist
2 to 11 October 2016
Urakam
Urakam – Kottayam Dist
11 October 2016
Thiruvullakavu
Cherpu – Thrissur Dist
11 October 2016
Thripoonithura Poornathrayesha Temple
Thripoonithura – Ernakulam Dist
25 October 2016
Mannarasala Ayilyam
Mannarasala – Alappuzha Dist
24 October 2016
Sree Padmanabha Swami Temple Alpashy Utsavam
East Fort – Thiruvananthapuram Dist
7 November 2016
Kalpathi Ratholsavam
Kalpathi – Palakkkad Dist
13 – 15 November 2016
Payyannoor Subramaniya Swami Temple
Payyannoor – Kannur Dist
16 November 2016
Kadampuzha Devi Temple
Kadampuzha – Malappuram Dist
12 December 2016
Parassinikadavu, Kannur
Parassinikadavu, Kannur
1 December 2016
Vaikathashtami Festival
Vaikom – Kottayam Dist
22 November 2016
Guruvayoor Ekadasi
Guruvayoor – Thrissur Dist
21 February to 1 March 2016
Mullackal Cherappu
Mullackal – Alappuzha Dist
16 to 26 December 2016
Theyyam
Kuttikkol Thampuratty Theyyam
Kuttikkol – Kasaragod Dist
24 to 27 February 2016
Muchilottu Kavu Theyyam
Muchilottu – Kannur Dist
10 to 18 April 2016
Perumthitta Tharavad Kottamkuzhy
Kottamkuzhy – Kasaragod Dist
6 to15 December 2016
Kanathoor Nalvar Bhoothasthanam
Kanathoor – Kasaragod Dist
28 December 2016 to 1 January 2017
Rituals
Othara Patayani
Othara – Pathanamthitta Dist
13 April 2016
Kadammanitta Patayani
Kadammanitta – Pathanamthitta Dist
14 to 21 April 2016
Njangattiri Aanayoottu
Pattambi – Palakkad Dist
22 July 2016
Neelamperoor Patayani
Neelamperoor – Kottayam Dist
29 September 2016
Attangyeru at Thirumandhamkunnu
Angadippuram Malappuram Dist
17 October 2016
Christian Festivals
Feast of St. Sebastian
St. Mary’s Forane Church
Athirampuzha – Kottayam Dist
19 to 25 January 2016
Arthungal Perunnal
Arthungal – Alappuzha Dist
20 January 2016
Palm Sunday
Celebrated all over Kerala
20 March 2016
Easter
Celebrated all over Kerala
27 March 2016
Puthunjayar
St. Thomas Church
Malayattoor – Ernakulam Dist
3 April 2016
Edathuva
Edathuva – Alappuzha Dist
27 April to 27 May 2016
Palayoor Church
Palayoor – Thrissur Dist
6 to 7 May 2016
Puthupally Perunal
St. George Orthodox Church,
Puthupally – Kottayam Dist
6 to 7 May 2016
Manarcad Perunnal, Kottayam Manarcad – Kottayam Dist 1 to 8 September 2016
Feast of Vallarpadathamma
Vallarpadam Church, Kochi
Vallarpadam – Kochi, Ernakulam Dist
16 to 24 September 2016
Aduppootty St. George Orthodox Church Perunal
Kunnakulam – Thrissur Dist
27 to 28 October 2016
Parumala Perunnal
Parumala – Pathanamthitta Dist
2 November 2016
Vettukadu Perunnal
(Feast of Christ the King)
Vettukad – Thiruvananthapuram Dist
15 to 22 November 2016
St Mary’s Church Parel
Changanassery – Kottayam Dist
30 November to 8 December 2016
Christmas
Celebrated all over Kerala
25 December 2016
Muslim Festivals
Kanjiramattom Nercha
Kanjiramattom – Ernakulam Dist
15 January 2016
Pattambi Nercha
Pattambi – Palakkad Dist
6 March 2016
Other Festivals
Swathi Sangitholsavam
East Fort – Thiruvananthapuram Dist
6 to12 January 2016
Vishu
Celebrated all over Kerala
14 April 2016
Navarathri Sangitholsavam
Thiruvananthapuram
East Fort – Thiruvananthapuram Dist
1 to10 October 2016
Vallathol Jayanthi Varshikam, Kalamandalam
Kerala Kalamandalam – Thrissur Dist
9 to 10 November 2016
Chembai Sangitholsavam
Guruvayur – Thrissur Dist
25 November to 10 December 2016

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