Hindu festivals in 2016 on the Ultimate Public Holiday Guide

Hindu Festivals 2016

Below you will find a list of the major Hindu religious festivals in 2016.

DateDayHoliday Name
15 JanuaryFridayMakarsankranti / Pongal
12 FebruaryFridayVasant Panchami
7 MarchMondayMaha Shivaratri
23 MarchWednesdayHolika Dahan
24 MarchThursdayHoli
8 AprilFridayHindi New Year
8 AprilFridayTelugu New Year/ Ugadi/ Gudi Padwa
13 AprilWednesdayTamil New Year
13 AprilWednesdayVaisakhi / Baisakhi / Vishu
14 AprilThursdayBengali New Year / Bihu
15 AprilFridayRamanavami
22 AprilFridayHanuman Jayanti
9 MayMondayAkshaya Tritiya
4 JuneSaturdaySavitri Pooja
6 JulyWednesdayPuri Rath Yatra
19 JulyTuesdayGuru Purnima
7 AugustSundayNag Panchami
12 AugustFridayVaralakshmi Vrat
18 AugustThursdayRaksha-Bandhan
25 AugustThursdayKrishna Janmashtami
5 SeptemberMondayGanesh Chaturthi
14 SeptemberWednesdayOnam
16 SeptemberFridayVishwakarma Puja
20 SeptemberFridayMahalaya Amavasya
1 OctoberSaturdayNavaratri begins
10 OctoberMondayNavaratri ends
11 OctoberTuesdayDusshera
15 OctoberSaturdayShardad Purnima
19 OctoberWednesdayKarwa Chauth
28 OctoberFridayDhanteras
30 OctoberSundayDiwali
1 NovemberTuesdayBhai Dooj
6 NovemberSundayChhath Puja
14 NovemberMondayKartik Poornima
10 DecemberSaturdayGeeta Jayanti
15 DecemberThursdayDhanu Sankranti

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