Sri Rama Navami, Sri Rama Jayanti, celebrates the birthday of Lord Sri Rama. Sri Ram Navami 2018 date is March 25. Smarta Sri Ramanavami is celebrated on March 25 and Vaishnava, Madhva Sriramanavami is celebrated on March 26.
Sri Rama Navami Navaratri utsavams begins on March 18 with Chaitra Shukla Pratipada (Ugadi / Gudi Padwa / Nav Varsh) and ends on Srirama Navami (26 March) in 2018.
It is observed on Chaitra Shukla Navami, the ninth day in Shukla Paksha during Chaitra month. Sri Rama Navami marks the culmination of Sri Rama Navratri. Rama Navratras, the nine-day worship dedicated to Lord Sri Ram, starts on Chaitra Shukla Prathami or Padyami and ends on Chaitra Shukla Navami (Ram Navami).
Sri Ram Navami or Sri Rama Navratras is a grand event in three Sri Ram Temples in India – Ayodhya Sri Ram Temple in Uttar Pradesh, Bhadrachalam Sri Sita Ramachandra Swamy Temple in Telangana, Vontimitta Sri Rama Temple and Rameshwaram Temple in Tamil Nadu. Sree Sitarama Kalyanam or the ceremonial wedding celebrations of divine couple Sri Ram and Seeta Devi in Bhadrachalam temple attracts a large number of devotees.
Sri Rama Navaratri utsavam also coincides with Vasant Navratri or Chaitra Navratri dedicated to Goddess Shakti or Durga.
Sri Ram Navami 2017 date was April 5.