Viswanathapuram Temple, located at Irinjalakuda in Thrissur District, is a famous temple dedicated to Lord Subrahmanya or Muruga. The annual Sashti festival in Makaram month attracts scores of devotees. Irinjalakuda Viswanathapuram Temple Sashti festival 2016 date is February 13.
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.