Festivals of Nepal

List of Festivals of Nepal

  1. New Year Day : Naya Barsa
  2. Biskut Festival : Biskut Jatra
  3. Mother’s day : Mata Tirtha Aushi
  4. Changu Narayan Festival : Changu Narayan Jatra
  5. Kirat Day : Kirat Diwas
  6. Red Machhendranath Rath Jatra : Rato Machhendranath Jatra
  7. Sita Day : Sita Jayanti
  8. Buddha Birthday  : Buddha Jayanti
  9. Sakela Ubhouli  : Sakela Ubhauli
  10. Savitri Fasting : Savitri Vrata
  11. Panauti Rath Yatra : Panauti Rath Yatra
  12. Teacher’s Day (Guru’s day) : Guru Purnima
  13. Gathe Mangal – Metal Day : Gathey Mangal
  14. Ramadan (July 20 to Aug 18) : Ramdan
  15. Naag Panchami : Nag Panchami
  16. Janai Purnima/Rakshya Bandhan : Janai Purnima
  17. Gai Jatra : Gai Jatra
  18. Lord Krishna’s B’day : Shree Krishna Janmashtami
  19. Father’s Day : Kuse Aushi – Babu ko lukh herne
  20. Teej : Teej
  21. Rishi Panchami : Rishi Panchami
  22. Lord Indra’s Day : Indra Jatra
  23. Chepang Sonam Festival : Chepang Sonam Parba
  24. Sorha Sradhha Prarambha : Solha Sarad
  25. Biswakarma Pooja : Biswakarma Puja
  26. Start of Dashain Festival – 1st day : Ghatasthapana
  27. Pachali Bahirab Festival : Pachali Bhairab Yatra
  28. Dashain Festival 7th day : Fulpati
  29. Maha Asthami (Dashain) : Maha Ashtami
  30. Maha Nawami (Dashain Festival)  : Maha Navami
  31. Dashain (Vijaya Dashami) in Nepal : Vijaya Dashami – Tika
  32. Purnima (Last day of Dashain Festival) : Kojagrat Purnima
  33. Kag Tihar  : Kag Tihar
  34. Kukur Tihar : Kukur Tihar
  35. Gai Tihar / Laxmi Puja  : Gai Tihar/Laxmi Puja
  36. Goru Tihar : Goru Tihar
  37. Bhai Tika  : Bhai Tika
  38. Chaat Parba / Dhala Puja : Chaath/Dhala Puja
  39. Haribodhini Ekadashi  : Tulsi Ekadasi
  40. Mani Rimdu : Mani Rimdu
  41. Bala Chaturdashi : Sat Beu Charne Din
  42. Sita Vibhaha Panchami  : Sita Bibah Panchami
  43. Yomari Day (Full-Moon) : Yamari Punhi
  44. Christmas Day  : Yasu Jayanti
  45. Tamu Losar  : Gurung lhosar
  46. Sweta Machhendranath Snan  : Sweta Machendranath Snan
  47. Poush Sukla Purnima (Swasthani Barta Start) : Shree Swasthani Brata Prarambha
  48. Maghe Sankranti : Maghe Sangranti and Maghi
  49. Tamang New Year : Sonam Lhosar
  50. Shree Panchami : Saraswati Pooja
  51. Shree Swasthani Purnima(end) : Shree Swasthani Purnima
  52. Maha Shivaratri : Maha-Shivaratri
  53. Gyalpo Loshar  : Gyalpo Lhosar
  54. Fagu Purnima  : Fagu Purnima in Kathmandu Valley
  55. Holi in Terai Regions : Holi in Terai Region
  56. Nala Machendranath Snan : Nala Machindranatha Snan
  57. Nala Machendranath Rath Yatra : Nala Machindranath Rath Yatra
  58. Ghode Jatra in Kathmandu : Ghode Jatra
  59. Ram Navami : Chaite-Sano Dahain
  60. Seto Machendranath Rath yatra  : Seto Machhindranath yatra
  61. Chaite Dashain : Ram Nawami