Festival Calender 2018

February

  • 13 Feb - Shivaratri

March

  • 01 Mar - Holi, the festival of color

April

  • 14 Apr - New Year and Bisket Jatra Festival in Thimi and Bhaktapur, color festival in Thimi and pulling of chariot of God Bishket in Bhaktapur
  • 16 Apr - Mother's Day, the day children respect mom with sweet
  • 17 Apr - Putting the goddess Machindra Nath in the chariot
  • 19 Apr - Pulling chariot of goddess Machindra Nath
  • 30 Apr - Buddha's Birthday or Buddha Jayanti

August

  • 09 Aug - Gathamuga or driving ghost out from city
  • 18 Aug - Panchadan in Patan, offering food to Buddha
  • 26 Aug - Janai Punhi, offering food to frog
  • 27 Aug - Saparu or Gai Jatra, worshiping relative who already pass away
  • 28 Aug - Mataya in Patan, worshiping 800 Buddhas in Patan

September

  • 02 Sep - Shree Krishna's birthday, people go to worship God Krishna temple in Patan Durbar Square
  • 07 Sep - Panchadan in Kathmandu, offering food to Buddha
  • 09 Sep - Father's Day, respecting dad with sweets and fruits
  • 12 Sep - Teej, women do fasting and worship the Lord Shiva
  • 24 Sep -Indra Jatra, Pulling chariot of Kumari (living Goddess) in Kathmandu
  • 25 Sep -Yenya Punhi or Chaatha, sharing feast or Samay Kayegu in Patan

October

  • 10 Oct-19 Oct - Dashain Festival, the longest Hindu festival in Nepal

November

  • 05 Nov-09 Nov - Tihar or Diwali, festival of light and New Year of ethnic Newar in Kathmandu valley