Events and Festivals in Puri

Events & Festivals in Puri

The main festivals of Puri celebrated by the local people with full fervor and gaiety are Chandana Jatra, Niladri Mahodaya, Nursingha Janma, Sital Sasthi, Rath Yatra and many more.


Art of Puri is also really appreciable and has remarkable tradition of fine paintings which consists of three types – the tribal, the folk and the classical. Music of Puri is also very glorious and wonderful.

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
Makar Mela  - Flying Colorful Kites
Duration: 1 Day

Makar Mela is celebrated around the middle of January. Makar Sankranti festival comes in this time. 14th of January will be the time for the celebration of this Mela. Sun God is worshipped during this fe...

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 7-9, 2016
Puri Beach Festival
Duration: 3 Days

The Puri Beach Festival disintegrate the regal splendour divergent art, craft & culture from various states, peculiarly the magnificence of Orissa’ s Glorious Culture.  There are many Fairs and Festi...

Feb 19-23, 2016
Konark Dance and Music Festival
Duration: 5 Days

India is a culturally diverse country, owning various forms of dance and classical music. Konark Dance and Music festival is one such festival in Orissa which showcases all the different kinds of traditional dances...

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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