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Festivals and Events in Goa

Goa, the land of festivals, events, celebrations and merry making beckons you! If you are wondering about the best time to visit this spectacular state in western India, then try and time your visit to coincide with any of the numerous festivals and events in Goa. Goa opens its arms and welcomes you warmly to become a part of its unique festivals and events. The festivals and events of Goa are an important part of tourism in Goa.

Events in Goa
Goa organizes many theme events that are extremely popular among the locals as well as the tourists. Some of the main events organized in Goa are:

  • Feast of the Novena (Held in mid-January)
  • Procession of the Saints (Held in late March or early April)
  • Goa Carnival (Held in mid-April)
  • Feast of Our Lady of Miracles (Held in mid-April)
  • Igitun Chalne (Held in mid-May)
  • Feast of St. Anthony (Held on June 13th)
  • Feast of St. Peter and St. Paul (Held on June 29th)
  • Feast of St. Lawrence (Held in late August)
  • Fama de Menino Jesus (Held on the second Monday in October)
  • St. Francis Day / Feast of St. Francis Xavier (Held on December 3rd)
  • Feast of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception (Held on December 8th)

 

Festivals in Goa

Christian Festivals in Goa

  • Feast of Three Kings (Held on January 6th)
  • Good Friday or Easter (Held in late March or early April)
  • Sao Joao Festival (Held on June 24th)
  • Bonderam Festival (Held in late August)
  • Christmas (Held in December)

 

Hindu Festivals in Goa

  • Shigmotsav of Holi (Held in mid-March)
  • Naag Panchami (Held in mid-July)
  • Krishna Janmashtami (Held in august or September)
  • Ganesh Chaturthi (Held in early September)
  • Navratri (Held in late September)
  • Dussehra Or Durga Puja (Held in early October)
  • Diwali or Deepavali (Held in October or November)

 

Konkani Festival in Goa

  • Konkani Drama Festival (Held in late November or early December)

 

Other Popular Festivals of Goa

  • Pop, Beat and Jazz Music Festival (Held in mid-February)
  • Beach Bonanza (Held in mid-May)
  • Goa Heritage Festival (Held in mid-November)
  • Tiatr Festival (Held in mid-November)
  • Goa Food and Cultural Festival (Held in late November or early December)