Kalady Sri Krishna Temple festival is observed in Malayalam Makaram month in Kerala. The shrine is located to the west of Sringeri Mutt temple complex. The annual festival attracts hundreds of devotees. Kalady Sri Krishna Temple Festival 2016 date is February 7. The festivities end with Arattu on February 15, 2016.
This temple is known as the ancestral deity or Kuladevata of Adi Shankaracharya.
The annual festival is noted for various rituals.
Caparisoned elephants, melam, fireworks and sheevali are part of the festival.
Traditional performing arts, music and dance are staged during the period.
Hundreds of people arrive on the day to witness various rituals and festivities.
Arattu is also performed at the end of the festivities.