Top Ten Facts of Indian Festivals in July

Top Ten Facts of Indian Festivals in July

In the month of july festivals galore around the country, quintessentially reciprocating the cultural uniformity of the subcontinent. Thus for those wanting to avoid the summer heat, can look travel in the month of July. All the july festivals in india surround the music, dance, and food exciting the people in celebrations.

  • Champakulam Boat Race scheduled on 1st of july at Champakulam, Alappuzha district, Kerala. The kerala sporting program is famous in india as festival. It is also the first and oldest snake boat race of Kerala of july season. The boats are colored with designs attracting both locals and tourists to see exclusive spectacle of speed, skill & endurance.
  • International Mango Festival is one fruit festival conducted in the month of july at Delhi. No summers of India goes without mangoes and a festival is open to this fruit. Mango is the ‘King of all tropical fruits’ gets its festival celebration conducted by the Delhi Tourism. In the Mango Festival one can find mouthwatering varieties of mangoes such as Langra, Chausa, Dussehri, Fazli, Neelam, Banganpalli, Alphonso and much more. All about mangoes here including Mango based goods are out for display. Miss not the cultural events, culinary demos, contests and competitions at this mango fair. Ultimately, the festival concentrates to promote the local mango industry & exporters.
  • Dree Festival is fixed on July 4th to 7th for four days at Ziro, Arunachal Pradesh. Dree is a one type of agriculture associated festival of the Apatani Tribe of AP. This yearly festival is observed to get blessings of the Gods and Goddesses of paddies for harvest & secure of their crops, particularly rice. Attending this fair find dancing, singing, sacrificial offerings, worshippings and other traditional performances.
  • Karsha Gustor Festival of Zanskar, Ladakh is at the end of month of july or sometimes in the beggining of August month. Karsha Monastery is one of the grand and most significant monastery in Zanskar, observes the Karsha Gustor- a celebrations that denotes the triumph of good upon the evil. In this time of festival, a Black Hat Dance program is chased by a Masked Dance performance by the buddhist monks. The masked Hat Dancers resembles the secure divinities. Besaides songs and dance, one gets to see vibrant coloursat the Karsha Gustor Festival.

Other July Festivals in India include:

Date of festival Day of festival Name of the festival in july
1 Sunday Sankashti Chaturthi
6 Friday Kalashtami
9 Monday Yogini Ekadashi, Masik Karthigai
10 Tuesday Pradosh Vrat, Rohini Vrat
11 Wednesday Masik Shivaratri
12 Thursday Darsha Amavasya
13 Friday Ashadha Amavasya, Surya Grahan, Gupta Navratri Begins
14 Saturday Chandra Darshan, Jagannath Rathyatra
16 Monday Vinayaka Chaturthi, Karka Sankranti
17 Tuesday Skanda Sashti
19 Thursday Ashtahnika Vidhan Begins
20 Friday Masik Durgashtami
23 Monday Devshayani Ekadashi, Gauri Vrat Begins Gujarat, Vasudeva Dwadashi
24 Tuesday Pradosh Vrat, Jayaparvati Vrat Begins
26 Thursday Chaumasi Chaudas
27 Friday Kokila Vrat Gujarat, Vyasa Puja, Ashadha Purnima, Guru Purnima, Gauri Vrat Ends Gujarat, Purnima Upavas, Chandra Grahan, Ashtahnika Vidhan Ends
28 Saturday Sawan Begins
30 Monday Shravan Somwar Vrat
31 Tuesday Jayaparvati Vrat Ends, Mangala Gauri Vrat Sankashti Chaturthi

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