List of Indian Festivals & Holidays 2022 Month-wise Indian Festivals in January 2022 No. Day Festivals 1 Friday English New Year 11 Monday Masik Shivaratri 12 Tuesday National Youth Day 12 Tuesday Swami Vivekananda Jayanti 13 Wednesday Lohri 13 Wednesday Hanuman Jayanti (Tamil) 14 Thursday Makar Sankranti 14 Thursday - Saturday, 16 Jan Pongal 20 Wednesday Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti 23 Saturday Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Jayanti 26 Tuesday Republic Day 27 Wednesday - Thursday, 28 Jan Tu B'Shevat 30 Saturday Mahatma Gandhi Punyatithi 31 Friday Birthday of Guru Har Rai (Nanakshahi Calendar) Indian Festivals in February 2022 No. Day Festivals 4 Thursday World Cancer Day 11 Thursday Mauni Amavasya 14 Sunday Valentine's Day 16 Tuesday Vasant Panchami 25 Thursday Hazarat Ali's Birthday 25 Thursday - Friday, 26 February Purim 27 Saturday Sant Ravidas Jayanti Indian Festivals in March 2022 No. Day Festivals 8 Sunday World Womens Day 11 Thursday Mahashivratri 13 Saturday Losar 14 Sunday Mothering Sunday 20 Saturday Navroz 23 Tuesday Shaheed Diwas (Martyrs' Day) 27 Saturday - Sunday, 04 April Passover 28 Sunday Chhoti Holi , Holika Dahan 29 Monday Holi 29 Monday - Wednes, 31 March Hola Mohalla 28 Sunday Palm Sunday 29 Monday Second Passover 31 Wednesday Chhatrapati Shivaji Jayanti (19th February as per English Calendar) Indian Festivals in April 2022 No. Day Festivals 1 Thursday Bank's Holiday 2 Friday Good Friday 4 Sunday Sheetala Ashtami (Basoda Date) 12 Monday Ramadan Begins 13 Tuesday Chaitra Navratri Begins 13 Tuesday Gudi Padwa, Ugadi, Telugu New Year 14 Wednesday Baisakhi 14 Wednesday BR Ambedkar Jayanti 15 Thursday Pohela Boishakh 14 April 14, Wednesday - Tuesday, April 20 Rongali Bihu 18 Saturday Birthday of Guru Angad Dev (Nanakshahi calendar) 18 Saturday Birthday of Guru Tegh Bahadur (Nanakshahi calendar) 21 Wednesday Ram Navami 22 Thursday Earth Day 23 Friday Thrissur Pooram 25 Sunday Mahavir Jayanti 27 Tuesday Hanuman Jayanti 30 Friday Lag B'Omer Indian Festivals in May 2022 No. Day Festivals 2 Saturday Birthday of Guru Arjan Dev (Nanakshahi calendar) 7 Friday Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti 9 Sunday Mother's Day 12 Wednesday - Thursday, 13 May Eid-Ul-Fitr, Ramadan Ends 15 Saturday Akshaya Tritiya 16 Sunday - Tuesday, 30 May Shavuot 23 Saturday Birthday of Guru Amar Das (Nanakshahi calendar) 26 Wednesday Buddha Purnima 31 Sunday World No Tobacco Day Indian Festivals in June 2022 No. Day Festivals 4 Friday Telugu Hanuman Jayanthi 5 Saturday World Environment Day 13 Sunday Maharana Pratap Jayanti 16 Tuesday Martyrdom of Guru Arjan Dev (Nanakshahi calendar) 20 Sunday Father's Day 20 Sunday Ganga Dussehra 20 Sunday Hemis Gompa 21 Monday International Yoga Day 24 Thursday Sant Kabirdas Jayanti Indian Festivals in July 2022 No. Day Festivals 5 Sunday Birthday of Guru Hargobind (Nanakshahi calendar) 8 Thursday Masik Shivaratri 12 Monday Rath Yatra 23 Thursday Birthday of Guru Har Krishan (Nanakshahi calendar) 24 Saturday Guru Purnima 25 Sunday Parents Day 19 Monday - Tuesday, 20 July Eid ul-Adha Indian Festivals in August 2022 No. Day Festivals 1 Sunday Friendship Day 10 Tuesday Al-Hijira, Islamic New Year 11 Wednesday Hariyali Teej 13 Friday Nag Panchami 15 Sunday Independence Day 15 Sunday Tulsidas Jayanti 19 Thursday Muharram Begins 21 Saturday Onam 21 Friday Hartalika Teej 22 Sunday World Sanskrit Day (Sanskrit Diwas) 22 Sunday Raksha Bandhan 22 Sunday Ullambana 25 Wednesday Kajari Teej 30 Monday Sri Krishna Janmashtami 31 Tuesday Dahi Handi Indian Festivals in September 2022 No. Day Festivals 5 Sunday Teachers Day 6 Monday - Wednesday, 08 Sep Rosh Hashanah 12 Sunday Grandparents Day 10 Friday Ganesh Chaturthi 14 Tuesday Hindi Diwas 15 Wednesday - Thursday, 16 Sep Yom Kippur 17 Friday Vishwakarma Puja 20 Monday Ganesh Visarjan 20 Monday - Monday, 27 Sep Sukkot 28 Tuesday Shemini Atzeret (Simchat Torah) 28 Monday Birthday of Shaheed Bhagat Singh Ji Indian Festivals in October 2022 No. Day Festivals 2 Saturday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti 7 Thursday Sharad Navratri Begins 9 Friday Birthday of Guru Ram Das (Nanakshahi calendar) 11 Monday - Friday, 15 October Durga Puja Begins 13 Wednesday Mahashtami 15 Friday Dussehra, Durga Visarjan 16 Saturday Boss Day 18 Monday - Tuesday, 19 Oct Milad un-Nabi 20 Wednesday Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti (Birthday) 24 Sunday Karva Chauth 31 Sunday Halloween Indian Festivals in November 2022 No. Day Festivals 2 Tuesday Dhanteras 4 Thursday Diwali 4 Thursday Kali Puja 5 Friday Govardhan Puja 6 Saturday Bhai Dooj 8 Monday Chhath Puja Begins (Nahai Khai) 11 Thursday Chhath Puja Ends (Suryodaya Argh) 14 Sunday Children's Day 19 Friday Guru Nanak Jayanti 24 Wednesday Martyrdom of Guru Tegh Bahadur (Nanakshahi calendar) 25 Thursday Thanksgiving Day 28 Sunday - Monday, 6 Dec Hanukkah 30 Tuesday St Andrew's Day Indian Festivals in December 2022 No. Day Festivals 8 Wednesday Feast of the Immaculate Conception 25 Saturday Christmas Indian Festival List 2022: There\u2019s never a month in India where there\u2019s no festivity celebration, from January till December, the country is full of festivities. But, the most joyful and vibrant months of the year happens to be from October up to December. For this reason, travellers are attracted to visit India and experience this multicultural festivity which is full of love, life, colour, joy and happiness. These festivals bring a wave of excitement and happiness and it doesn\u2019t matter, it\u2019s a big or small one, people love to celebrate and enjoy the pleasures of festivity, fun and enjoyment. Whether it\u2019s the arrival of spring celebration or just even a cultural one,\u00a0 people are akin to celebrating life. Popular Festivals of India 2022 Diwali Diwali is a Hindu festival of lights which symbolises the victory of light over evil, darkness etc. It's celebrated through home decorations, Diya, lights, prayers, feasts etc. In India, Diwali is a national holiday and is celebrated throughout the country. On the eve of Diwali, people worship Lord Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi. The puja place is cleaned and decorated using live flowers, dhoop batti, which is followed by chanting mantras. In the end, aarti is done to cumulate the Diwali pujan. Holi Holi is a popular Hindu festival celebrated through the festival of colours and love. Holi is now celebrated in many parts of the world. It is a festival which is a sign of the victory of good. The eve of Holi marks the arrival of spring along with the end of the winter season. Holi also marks the commencement of the season of spring harvest. According to the Hindu Calendar, Holi is celebrated in the month of Phalguna. Ramadan Ramadan or Ramazan is a festival celebrated by the Muslim community as the month for fasting, reflection and prayers. In the Islamic calendar, the festival is celebrated in the 9th month. For all Muslims all around the world, Ramadan or Ramazan is a month of fasting (sawm), prayer, and reflection. In India and other countries, the festival duration is from one sighting of the crescent moon to the next. Maha Shivratri Maha Shivratri is a Hindu festival celebrated yearly to honour Lord Shiva which is observed through fasting and worship of Lingam. Mahashivratri is also known as the night when Lord Shiva performed the heavenly dance. Every year, 12 Shivratri are observed, from which Maha Shivratri is the most prominent one. This is the night when Shiva and Shakti converge. According to the Hindu calendar, this solemn festival is also significant in overcoming darkness and ignorance in life. Raksha Bandhan Raksha Bandhan is a popular Hindu festival to celebrate a brother-sister relationship. It is also celebrated in Nepal and around the world. Raksha Bandhan is observed on Purnima or the full moon day according to the Hindu calendar month of Shravan. This day a sister ties a thread on the wrist of her brother, which is significant of her love and trust in him. In return, the brother promises to keep her happy and protect her from the evil of all types. Navaratri Navaratri is a Hindu festival celebrated yearly in the month of autumn. It marks the last five days of Durga\u00a0 Puja. The festival is celebrated to mark the defeat of Mahishasur by the great Goddess Durga. During Navratri, the message which is given to all the devotees is that good always prevails over evil. Based on the Hindu calendar, this festival is celebrated mainly twice a year and all the devotees observe fast, which is broken on the last day, after performing the pooja and Aarti. Dussehra Dussehra is one of the major Hindu festivals celebrated at the end of Navaratri by putting tika on the forehead, prayers and many religious rituals. Dashmi will fall on October 5, 2022, according to the Hindu Calendar. This is also the 10th day of Durga Puja. Also known as Vijayadashami, the Dussehra date, time, history, and significance are well known among all the devotees. Dussehra marks the victory of Lord Rama over Ravana, along with the triumph of Goddess Durga over Mahishasur, a powerful demon. Ganesh Chaturthi Ganesh Chaturthi is a Hindus festival celebrating the arrival of Ganesh with his mother Goddess Parvati. Also known as Vinayak Chaturthi, it is a 10-day festival, during which the god of prosperity - Lord Ganesha is celebrated. According to the Hindu Calendar, Ganesh Chaturthi starts on the 4th day of the 6th month of Bhadrapada (August\u2013September).