Cherpulassery Ayyappan Kavu Temple is located at Cherpulassery in Palakkad District in Kerala. The shrine is located around 20 km from Ottapalam. The annual festival is observed in Malayalam Kumbham month. Cherpulassery Ayyappan Kavu festival 2016 beginning date is February 24. The festival ends with Arattu on March 4.
The annual festival is noted for various rituals including Thiyyattu.
Thousands of people arrive on the day to witness various rituals and festivities.
Traditional performing arts, music and dance are staged during the period.
The temple is traditionally decorated with plantain, coconut leaves, flowers, leaves, traditional lamps and lights.