Events and Festivals in Kolkata

Events & Festivals in Kolkata

Since this city is embraced with numerous religious, people are celebrating many festivals. Among that, Durga Pooja is one the famous carnival. Most of the tourists are coming here to celebrate this festival with drumbeats.  Dol Purnima indicates the devoted welcome to spring season. People used to spray the cold water during this festival. Kali Puja, Poila Baisakh and Nabobarsho are some of the fine gala in this city.

Oct 13-22, 2015
Navaratri  - The festival of Joy and happiness
Duration: 10 Days

Navratri is celebrated by all communities and by all age groups in all cities in India. It is celebrated with much hype in Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Mysore and in northern parts of India. This festival is celebrated in t...

Nov 22-Dec 2, 2015
Teesta Tea and Tourism Festival
Duration: 11 Days

The Teesta tea and tourism festival is celebrated to mainly promote tourism. This tourism is jointly organized by the West Bengal Tourism, Sikkim Tourism and the Darjeeling Gorkha Hill Council. This tourism is supp...

Jan 15, 2016
Makar Sankranti  - The Harvest Festival
Duration: 1 Day

Makar Sankranti is considered as an auspicious festival by the Hindus and is celebrated in every part of the country in innumerable forms, gaiety, and devotion. This festival is marked when the sun moves from the T...

Jan 15, 2016
Gangasagar Mela  - The Holy Dip
Duration: 1 Day

Ganga Sagar is a renowned Place of Pilgrimage on the western part of the Sunderban Delta in West Bengal. This place is considered to be Holy because here the River Ganga has a confluence with the Bay Of Bengal Sea....

Jan 22-25, 2016
Kolkata Festival
Duration: 4 Days

Kolkata Festival is an Indian classical musical festival which is held every year in the centrally located open air auditorium in south Kolkata. It is a festival of fun and frolic makes the festival a lively occasi...

Jan 26, 2016
Republic Day  - Display of Unity and Patriotism
Duration: 1 Day

The Republic day Celebrations mark the date on which the Constitution of India came into force. Though India became independent of British Rule on August 15th 1947, it did not have a permanent constituti...

Feb 12, 2016
Basant Panchami  - Lord Saraswati - Knowledge and Wisdom
Duration: 1 Day

The fifth day of the spring season is celebrated as the Basant Panchami. Basant is the spring season and panchami is the fifth day. Goddess Saraswathi who is the symbol of wisdom is worshipped on this day. There wi...

Dec 25, 2016
Christmas  - Grand Christian Festival
Duration: 1 Day

Many Christians from all over the country celebrate Birthday of Lord Jesus Christ as Christmas Day held on December 25th.


There are many churches spread all over the country ...

Jan 1, 2017
New Year  - The best time for resolutions
Duration: 1 Day

New Year symbolizes happiness, celebrations, joy, and excitement. New Year is celebrated grandly to bid farewell to the gone year and welcome the New Year with pleasure. The New Year celebrations start from the 31<...

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