Cherthala Padmapuram Adithya Temple is located at Pallipuram in Cherthala, Alappuzha District. The annual Prathishta festival in the shrine is observed in Makaram month. Cherthala Padmapuram Adithya Temple Prathishta festival 2016 date is February 12. The shrine is dedicated to Surya or Sun God.
Melam, traditional Kerala temple music with five instruments, is performed as part of the ritual.
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.