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Hindu Festivals 2021 – List Of Important Hindu Festivals – Hindu Festival Calendar In 2021

This is a list of very important festival dates in Hinduism in 2020 based on various regional Hindu calendars. The same festival might be rarely celebrated a day earlier or later in different parts of India. Please note that Hindu religion is so vast that hundreds of festivals take place a year – this list only contains the very important ones.

Hindu Festivals 2021 based on Hindu traditional calendar - India Standard Time.

January 2021 Hindu Festivals List

Lohri - January 13

Makar Sankranti – 14th January, 2021

Pongal – 14th January

Sankranti – 14th January

Magh Bihu - January 14

Thaipusam – January 29

February 2021

Vasant Panchami – February 16

Ratha Saptami - February 19

Bhishma Ashtami - February 19

March 2021

Maha Shivratri – March 11

Holika Dahan – March 28

Dhulandi Holi  - March 29, 2021

April 2021

Basoda / Sheetla Ashtami – April 4

Ugadi (New Year in Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh) – April 13

Gudi Padva – April 13

Chaitra Navratri Begins – April 13

Hindi New Year – April 13

Chithirai 1 (Tamil New Year) – 14th April

Vishu (Kerala) – 14th April, 2020

Cheti Chand – April 14

Gangaur - Gauri Teej – April 15

New Year in Bengal and Assam – 15th April

Ram Navami – April 21, 2020

Hanuman Jayanti - April 27

May 2021

Akshaya Tritiya – May 14

Ganga Saptami – May 18 

Sita Navami - May 21

Narasimha Jayanti - May 25

June 2021

Shanti Jayanti – June 10

Ganga Dussehra - June 20

Nirjala Ekadasi - June 21

Vat Purnima Vrat - June 24

July 2021

Puri Rath Yatra – July 12

Vyasa Purnima, Guru Purnima – July 24

August 2021

Hariyali Teej – August 11

Nag Panchami – August 13

Varalakshmi Puja – August 20

Onam – August 21

Raksha Bandhan – August 22, 2021

Sri Krishna Janmashtami – August 30

September 2021

Hartalika Teej – September 9

Ganesh Chaturthi – September 10

Rishi Panchami – September 11

Radha Ashtami – September 14

Vishwakarma Puja - September 17

Ganesh Visarjan - September 19

Pitru Paksha Shradh begins September 21

October 2021

Pitru Paksha Shradh ends on October 6

Mahalaya – October 6

Navratri Begins – October 7

Durga Ashtami – October 13

Maha Navami – October 14

Vijaya Dashami – Dussehra – October 15 (Navratri ends)

Kojagiri Purnima/Sharad Purnima – October 19

Karva Chauth – October 24

Ahoi Ashtami – October 28

November 2021

Dhanteras – November 2

Narak Chaturdashi – November 4

Deepavali in South India - November 4

Diwali - November 4

Lakshmi Puja - November 4

Gujarati New Year - November 16

Bali Pratipada - November 5

Bhau Beej - November 6

Yama Dwitiya - November 6

Sabarimala Mandala Kalam begins – 16th November, 2020

Chhath Puja - November 10

Soorasamharam - Skanda Sashti - November 10

Tulsi Puja and Vivah - November 15

Kalbhairav Jayanti / Kal Bhairav Ashtami – November 27

December 2021

Vivah Panchami - December 8

Gita Jayanti - December 14

Sri Dattatreya Jayanti - December 18







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