Hindu Festival Dates in 2017 - Hindu Festival Calendar 2017 - Important Hinduism Religion Festival



This is a list of important Hindu festival dates in 2017 based on various regional Hindu calendars. The same festival might be celebrated a day earlier or later in different parts of India. Some of the most important festivals in Hinduism are Diwali, Navratri, Sri Krishna Jayanti, Ganesh Chaturthi, Mahashivratri, Onam, Pongal etc. Hindu Festivals 2017 based on Hindu traditional calendar - India Standard Time.

Hindu Festivals 2017

January 2017
Vaikunta Ekadasi - January 8
Makar Sankranti – 14th January, 2017
Pongal – 15th January, 2017

February 2017
Vasant Panchami – Saraswati Puja – February 1, 2017
Thai Pusam – February 9, 2017
Shivratri - Mahashivaratri - February 24

March 2017
Holika Dahan – March 12, 2017
Dhulandi Holi – March 13, 2017
Ugadi (New Year in Karnataka, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh) – March 28, 2017
Gudi Padwa - March 28, 2017
Cheti Chand – March 28, 2017
Chaitra Navratri begins on March 28, 2017

April 2017
Ram Navami – April 5, 2017
Chaitra Navratri ends April 5, 2017
Hanuman Jayanti – April 11, 2017
Chithirai 1 (Tamil New Year) – 14th April, 2017
Vishu (Kerala) – 14th April, 2017
New Year in Bengal and Assam – 14th April, 2017
Akshaya Tritiya – April 28, 2017

May 2017
Narasimha Jayanti – May 9, 2017
Vat Savitri Amavasya Vrat - May 25

June 2017
Vat Purnima – June 8, 2017
Puri Rath Yatra – June 25, 2017

July 2017
Chatur Maas fasting beings - July 4
Vyas Purnima, Guru Purnima – July 9, 2017
Varalakshmi Puja - July 7
Nag Panchami - July 27, 2017

August 2017
Raksha Bandan – August 7, 2017
Sri Krishna Janmashtami – August 14/15
Dahi Handi - August 15
Haritalika Teej - August 24
Ganesh Chaturthi - August 25
Rishi Panchami - August 26

September 2017
Onam – September 4, 2017
Anant Chaturdashi - September 5
Pitru Paksha Shradh begins September 7
Pitru Paksha Shradh ends on September 20
Mahalaya -  September 20
Navratri Begins –  September 21
Durga Ashtami – September 28
Maha Navami – September 29
Vijaya Dashami – Dussehra – September 30

October 2017
Kojagari Purnima - October 5
Sharad Purnima - October 5
Karva Chouth – October 8
Ahoi Ashtami - October 12
Dhanteras - October 17
Deepavali in South India – October 14
Narak Chaturdashi – October 14
Diwali in North India – October 15
Lakshmi Puja - October 15
Gujarati New Year - October 16
Govardhan Puja - October 16
Balipratipada - October 16
Skanda Sashti fasting begins - October 16
Bhai Dooj – October 17
Skanda Sashti fasting ends - October 26
Soorasamharam - October 26
Chath Puja - October 24 to October 27

November 2017
Tulsi Puja and Vivah - October 31 to November 4
Dev Diwali - November 4
Tripurari Purnima - November 4
Kal Bhairav Ashtami – November 11
Sabarimala Mandala Kalam begins – 16th November, 2017
Gita Jayanti - November 30

December 2017
Sri Dattatreya Jayanti - December 3
Vaikunta Ekadasi - December 29