Kaitheri Puthiyedath Sree Kandakarna Temple is located at Venduttayi in Kannur District. The annual festival in the shrine is observed in Makaram month. Hundreds of people participate in the various rituals observed during the period. Kaitheri Puthiyedath Sree Kandakarna Temple festival 2016 beginning date is January 31.
Special rituals like Para, sheeveli etc are held on the day. Theyyam, Thira and Kavadi are part of the festival.
The temple is traditionally decorated with plantain, coconut leaves, flowers, leaves, traditional lamps and lights.
The annual festival is noted for various other unique rituals.