This Calendar facilitates the Indian Holiday list. It shows holidays according to the Hindu calendar. It shows Monthly Indian Festivals holidays of all different religions (Hindu, Muslim, Sikh, Islam, and Christian). This calendar also mentions Indian Government Holidays and Indian Festivals throughout the year. Indian Holidays Calendar for April, 2026 Indian Holidays and Hindu Festival Calendar for Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India is as mentioned below:

Festivals 2026


Festivals in January 2026

1 january 2026
(Thursday)
Pradosh Vrat, English New Year, Rohini Vrat
3 january 2026
(Saturday)
Paush Purnima, Shakambhari Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Arudra Darshan
6 january 2026
(Tuesday)
Sankashti Chaturthi, Sakat Chauth
9 january 2026
(Friday)
Swami Vivekananda Jayanti
10 january 2026
(Saturday)
Kalashtami
13 january 2026
(Tuesday)
Lohri
14 january 2026
(Wednesday)
Shattila Ekadashi, Pongal, Makar Sankranti
15 january 2026
(Thursday)
Magh Bihu
16 january 2026
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat, Masik Shivaratri
18 january 2026
(Sunday)
Magha Amavasya, Mauni Amavas, Thai Amavasai
19 january 2026
(Monday)
Gupta Navratri Begins
20 january 2026
(Tuesday)
Chandra Darshan
22 january 2026
(Thursday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi, Ganesha Jayanti
23 january 2026
(Friday)
Vasant Panchami, Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti
24 january 2026
(Saturday)
Skanda Sashti
25 january 2026
(Sunday)
Ratha Saptami, Narmada Jayanti
26 january 2026
(Monday)
Bhishma Ashtami, Masik Durgashtami, Republic Day
28 january 2026
(Wednesday)
Rohini Vrat
29 january 2026
(Thursday)
Jaya Ekadashi
30 january 2026
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat

Festivals in February 2026

1 february 2026
(Sunday)
Magha Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Guru Ravidas Jayanti, Thai Pusam
5 february 2026
(Thursday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
7 february 2026
(Saturday)
Yashoda Jayanti
8 february 2026
(Sunday)
Shabari Jayanti
9 february 2026
(Monday)
Janaki Jayanti, Kalashtami
13 february 2026
(Friday)
Vijaya Ekadashi, Kumbha Sankranti
14 february 2026
(Saturday)
Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi
15 february 2026
(Sunday)
Maha Shivaratri
17 february 2026
(Tuesday)
Phalguna Amavasya, Surya Grahan
18 february 2026
(Wednesday)
Chandra Darshan
19 february 2026
(Thursday)
Phulera Dooj, Ramakrishna Jayanti
21 february 2026
(Saturday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
22 february 2026
(Sunday)
Skanda Sashti
24 february 2026
(Tuesday)
Masik Durgashtami
25 february 2026
(Wednesday)
Rohini Vrat
27 february 2026
(Friday)
Amalaki Ekadashi

Festivals in March 2026

1 march 2026
(Sunday)
Pradosh Vrat
3 march 2026
(Tuesday)
Chhoti Holi, Holika Dahan, Vasanta Purnima, Chandra Grahan, Purnima Upavas, Phalguna Purnima, Lakshmi Jayanti, Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanti, Masi Magam, Attukal Pongala
4 march 2026
(Wednesday)
Holi
5 march 2026
(Thursday)
Bhai Dooj, Bhratri Dwitiya
6 march 2026
(Friday)
Shivaji Jayanti, Sankashti Chaturthi
8 march 2026
(Sunday)
Ranga Panchami
10 march 2026
(Tuesday)
Sheetala Saptami
11 march 2026
(Wednesday)
Basoda, Sheetala Ashtami, Kalashtami
14 march 2026
(Saturday)
Karadaiyan Nombu
15 march 2026
(Sunday)
Papmochani Ekadashi, Meena Sankranti
16 march 2026
(Monday)
Pradosh Vrat
17 march 2026
(Tuesday)
Masik Shivaratri
19 march 2026
(Thursday)
Chaitra Amavasya, Chaitra Navratri, Gudi Padwa, Ugadi
20 march 2026
(Friday)
Chandra Darshan, Jhulelal Jayanti, Vernal Equinox
21 march 2026
(Saturday)
Gauri Puja, Gangaur, Matsya Jayanti
22 march 2026
(Sunday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
23 march 2026
(Monday)
Lakshmi Panchami
24 march 2026
(Tuesday)
Yamuna Chhath, Skanda Sashti, Rohini Vrat
26 march 2026
(Thursday)
Masik Durgashtami
27 march 2026
(Friday)
Rama Navami
29 march 2026
(Sunday)
Kamada Ekadashi
30 march 2026
(Monday)
Pradosh Vrat
31 march 2026
(Tuesday)
Mahavir Swami Jayanti

Festivals in April 2026

1 april 2026
(Wednesday)
Purnima Upavas, Panguni Uthiram
2 april 2026
(Thursday)
Hanuman Jayanti, Chaitra Purnima
3 april 2026
(Friday)
Good Friday
5 april 2026
(Sunday)
Sankashti Chaturthi, Easter
10 april 2026
(Friday)
Kalashtami
13 april 2026
(Monday)
Varuthini Ekadashi, Vallabhacharya Jayanti
14 april 2026
(Tuesday)
Solar New Year, Mesha Sankranti, Baisakhi, Puthandu, Ambedkar Jayanti
15 april 2026
(Wednesday)
Pradosh Vrat, Masik Shivaratri, Vishu Kani, Pohela Boishakh
17 april 2026
(Friday)
Vaishakha Amavasya
18 april 2026
(Saturday)
Chandra Darshan
19 april 2026
(Sunday)
Parashurama Jayanti, Akshaya Tritiya, Masik Karthigai
20 april 2026
(Monday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi, Rohini Vrat
21 april 2026
(Tuesday)
Shankaracharya Jayanti, Surdas Jayanti
22 april 2026
(Wednesday)
Skanda Sashti, Ramanuja Jayanti
23 april 2026
(Thursday)
Ganga Saptami
24 april 2026
(Friday)
Masik Durgashtami
25 april 2026
(Saturday)
Sita Navami
27 april 2026
(Monday)
Mohini Ekadashi, Thrissur Pooram
28 april 2026
(Tuesday)
Pradosh Vrat
30 april 2026
(Thursday)
Narasimha Jayanti

Festivals in May 2026

1 may 2026
(Friday)
Vaishakha Purnima, Kurma Jayanti, Buddha Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Chitra Pournami
2 may 2026
(Saturday)
Narada Jayanti
5 may 2026
(Tuesday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
7 may 2026
(Thursday)
Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti
9 may 2026
(Saturday)
Kalashtami, Tagore Jayanti *Bengal
12 may 2026
(Tuesday)
Hanuman Jayanti *Telugu
13 may 2026
(Wednesday)
Apara Ekadashi
14 may 2026
(Thursday)
Pradosh Vrat
15 may 2026
(Friday)
Masik Shivaratri, Vrishabha Sankranti
16 may 2026
(Saturday)
Jyeshtha Amavasya, Shani Jayanti, Vat Savitri Vrat, Masik Karthigai
17 may 2026
(Sunday)
Adhik Maas Begins, Chandra Darshan
18 may 2026
(Monday)
Rohini Vrat
20 may 2026
(Wednesday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
21 may 2026
(Thursday)
Skanda Sashti
23 may 2026
(Saturday)
Masik Durgashtami
25 may 2026
(Monday)
Ganga Dussehra
27 may 2026
(Wednesday)
Padmini Ekadashi, Eid al-Adha, Bakrid
28 may 2026
(Thursday)
Pradosh Vrat
30 may 2026
(Saturday)
Purnima Upavas, Vaikasi Visakam
31 may 2026
(Sunday)
Jyeshtha Purnima

Festivals in June 2026

3 june 2026
(Wednesday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
8 june 2026
(Monday)
Kalashtami
11 june 2026
(Thursday)
Parama Ekadashi
12 june 2026
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat
13 june 2026
(Saturday)
Masik Shivaratri, Masik Karthigai
14 june 2026
(Sunday)
Rohini Vrat
15 june 2026
(Monday)
Jyeshtha Amavasya, Adhik Maas Ends, Mithuna Sankranti
16 june 2026
(Tuesday)
Chandra Darshan
17 june 2026
(Wednesday)
Maharana Pratap Jayanti
18 june 2026
(Thursday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
19 june 2026
(Friday)
Skanda Sashti
21 june 2026
(Sunday)
Longest Day of Year
22 june 2026
(Monday)
Masik Durgashtami
23 june 2026
(Tuesday)
Mahesh Navami
25 june 2026
(Thursday)
Gayatri Jayanti, Nirjala Ekadashi
27 june 2026
(Saturday)
Pradosh Vrat, Shani Trayodashi
29 june 2026
(Monday)
Jyeshtha Purnima, Vat Purnima Vrat, Purnima Upavas, Kabirdas Jayanti

Festivals in July 2026

3 july 2026
(Friday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
7 july 2026
(Tuesday)
Kalashtami
10 july 2026
(Friday)
Yogini Ekadashi, Masik Karthigai
11 july 2026
(Saturday)
Gauna Yogini Ekadashi, Vaishnava Yogini Ekadashi
12 july 2026
(Sunday)
Pradosh Vrat, Masik Shivaratri, Rohini Vrat
14 july 2026
(Tuesday)
Ashadha Amavasya
15 july 2026
(Wednesday)
Chandra Darshan, Gupta Navratri Begins
16 july 2026
(Thursday)
Jagannath Rathyatra, Karka Sankranti
17 july 2026
(Friday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
19 july 2026
(Sunday)
Skanda Sashti
21 july 2026
(Tuesday)
Masik Durgashtami
25 july 2026
(Saturday)
Devshayani Ekadashi, Gauri Vrat Begins *Gujarat
26 july 2026
(Sunday)
Pradosh Vrat, Jayaparvati Vrat Begins
28 july 2026
(Tuesday)
Kokila Vrat *Gujarat
29 july 2026
(Wednesday)
Vyasa Puja, Ashadha Purnima, Guru Purnima, Gauri Vrat Ends *Gujarat, Purnima Upavas

Festivals in August 2026

1 august 2026
(Saturday)
Jayaparvati Vrat Ends
2 august 2026
(Sunday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
3 august 2026
(Monday)
Shravan Somwar Vrat *North, Aadi Perukku
4 august 2026
(Tuesday)
Mangala Gauri Vrat *North
5 august 2026
(Wednesday)
Kalashtami
7 august 2026
(Friday)
Masik Karthigai
8 august 2026
(Saturday)
Rohini Vrat
9 august 2026
(Sunday)
Kamika Ekadashi
10 august 2026
(Monday)
Pradosh Vrat, Shravan Somwar Vrat *North
11 august 2026
(Tuesday)
Sawan Shivaratri, Mangala Gauri Vrat *North
12 august 2026
(Wednesday)
Shravana Amavasya, Hariyali Amavasya, Surya Grahan, Aadi Amavasai
14 august 2026
(Friday)
Chandra Darshan
15 august 2026
(Saturday)
Hariyali Teej, Independence Day
16 august 2026
(Sunday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
17 august 2026
(Monday)
Nag Panchami, Shravan Somwar Vrat, Skanda Sashti, Simha Sankranti, Malayalam New Year
18 august 2026
(Tuesday)
Kalki Jayanti, Mangala Gauri Vrat
19 august 2026
(Wednesday)
Tulsidas Jayanti
20 august 2026
(Thursday)
Masik Durgashtami
23 august 2026
(Sunday)
Shravana Putrada Ekadashi
24 august 2026
(Monday)
Vaishnava Shravana Putrada Ekadashi, Shravan Somwar Vrat
25 august 2026
(Tuesday)
Mangala Gauri Vrat, Pradosh Vrat
26 august 2026
(Wednesday)
Rigveda Upakarma, Onam
27 august 2026
(Thursday)
Purnima Upavas, Yajurveda Upakarma, Hayagriva Jayanti
28 august 2026
(Friday)
Shravana Purnima, Varalakshmi Vrat, Rakhi, Raksha Bandhan, Gayatri Jayanti, Narali Purnima, Chandra Grahan, Gayathri Japam, Sanskrit Diwas
31 august 2026
(Monday)
Kajari Teej, Sankashti Chaturthi, Sangada Hara Chathurti *Tamil, Bol Choth *Gujarat

Festivals in September 2026

1 september 2026
(Tuesday)
Nag Pancham *Gujarat
2 september 2026
(Wednesday)
Balarama Jayanti, Randhan Chhath *Gujarat
3 september 2026
(Thursday)
Shitala Satam *Gujarat, Masik Karthigai
4 september 2026
(Friday)
Krishna Janmashtami, Kalashtami, Ashtami Rohini, Rohini Vrat
5 september 2026
(Saturday)
Dahi Handi
7 september 2026
(Monday)
Aja Ekadashi
8 september 2026
(Tuesday)
Pradosh Vrat
9 september 2026
(Wednesday)
Masik Shivaratri
11 september 2026
(Friday)
Bhadrapada Amavasya
12 september 2026
(Saturday)
Samaveda Upakarma
13 september 2026
(Sunday)
Chandra Darshan, Varaha Jayanti
14 september 2026
(Monday)
Hartalika Teej, Gowri Habba, Ganesh Chaturthi
15 september 2026
(Tuesday)
Rishi Panchami
16 september 2026
(Wednesday)
Skanda Sashti
17 september 2026
(Thursday)
Gauri Avahana, Kanya Sankranti, Vishwakarma Puja
18 september 2026
(Friday)
Durva Ashtami, Gauri Puja
19 september 2026
(Saturday)
Radha Ashtami, Masik Durgashtami, Mahalakshmi Vrat Begins, Gauri Visarjan
22 september 2026
(Tuesday)
Parsva Ekadashi
23 september 2026
(Wednesday)
Vamana Jayanti, Autumnal Equinox
24 september 2026
(Thursday)
Pradosh Vrat
25 september 2026
(Friday)
Anant Chaturdashi, Ganesh Visarjan
26 september 2026
(Saturday)
Purnima Upavas, Purnima Shraddha
27 september 2026
(Sunday)
Pratipada Shraddha
28 september 2026
(Monday)
Dwitiya Shraddha
29 september 2026
(Tuesday)
Maha Bharani, Tritiya Shraddha, Sankashti Chaturthi
30 september 2026
(Wednesday)
Chaturthi Shraddha, Panchami Shraddha

Festivals in October 2026

1 october 2026
(Thursday)
Shashthi Shraddha, Rohini Vrat
2 october 2026
(Friday)
Saptami Shraddha, Gandhi Jayanti
3 october 2026
(Saturday)
Ashtami Shraddha, Jivitputrika Vrat, Kalashtami, Mahalakshmi Vrat Ends
4 october 2026
(Sunday)
Navami Shraddha
5 october 2026
(Monday)
Dashami Shraddha
6 october 2026
(Tuesday)
Indira Ekadashi, Ekadashi Shraddha
7 october 2026
(Wednesday)
Magha Shraddha, Dwadashi Shraddha
8 october 2026
(Thursday)
Trayodashi Shraddha, Pradosh Vrat, Masik Shivaratri
9 october 2026
(Friday)
Chaturdashi Shraddha
10 october 2026
(Saturday)
Ashwin Amavasya, Sarva Pitru Amavasya
11 october 2026
(Sunday)
Navratri Begins, Ghatasthapana
12 october 2026
(Monday)
Chandra Darshan
14 october 2026
(Wednesday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
15 october 2026
(Thursday)
Lalita Panchami
16 october 2026
(Friday)
Saraswati Avahan, Bilva Nimantran, Skanda Sashti, Kalparambha, Akal Bodhon
17 october 2026
(Saturday)
Saraswati Puja, Navpatrika Puja, Tula Sankranti
18 october 2026
(Sunday)
Saraswati Balidan
19 october 2026
(Monday)
Durga Ashtami, Sandhi Puja, Maha Navami, Saraswati Visarjan
20 october 2026
(Tuesday)
Durga Balidan, Ayudha Puja, Saraswati Poojai, Bengal Maha Navami, Durga Visarjan, Dussehra, Vijayadashami
21 october 2026
(Wednesday)
Bengal Vijayadashami, Mysore Dasara, Vidyarambham Day, Madhvacharya Jayanti
22 october 2026
(Thursday)
Papankusha Ekadashi
23 october 2026
(Friday)
Pradosh Vrat
25 october 2026
(Sunday)
Kojagara Puja, Sharad Purnima, Purnima Upavas
26 october 2026
(Monday)
Ashwin Purnima, Valmiki Jayanti, Meerabai Jayanti
28 october 2026
(Wednesday)
Atla Tadde
29 october 2026
(Thursday)
Karwa Chauth, Sankashti Chaturthi, Rohini Vrat

Festivals in November 2026

1 november 2026
(Sunday)
Ahoi Ashtami, Radha Kunda Snan, Kalashtami
5 november 2026
(Thursday)
Rama Ekadashi, Govatsa Dwadashi
6 november 2026
(Friday)
Dhan Teras, Yama Deepam, Pradosh Vrat
7 november 2026
(Saturday)
Kali Chaudas, Hanuman Puja, Masik Shivaratri
8 november 2026
(Sunday)
Narak Chaturdashi, Tamil Deepavali, Diwali, Lakshmi Puja, Kedar Gauri Vrat, Chopda Puja, Sharda Puja, Kali Puja
9 november 2026
(Monday)
Kartik Amavasya
10 november 2026
(Tuesday)
Gowardhan Puja, Annakut, Bali Pratipada, Dyuta Krida
11 november 2026
(Wednesday)
Chandra Darshan, Bhaiya Dooj, Yama Dwitiya
13 november 2026
(Friday)
Nagula Chavithi *Telugu, Vinayaka Chaturthi
14 november 2026
(Saturday)
Labh Panchami, Nehru Jayanti
15 november 2026
(Sunday)
Chhath Puja, Soora Samharam
16 november 2026
(Monday)
Vrischika Sankranti
17 november 2026
(Tuesday)
Gopashtami, Masik Durgashtami, Mandalakala Begins
18 november 2026
(Wednesday)
Akshaya Navami, Jagaddhatri Puja
20 november 2026
(Friday)
Kansa Vadh, Devutthana Ekadashi
21 november 2026
(Saturday)
Gauna Devutthana Ekadashi, Vaishnava Utthana Ekadashi, Tulasi Vivah
22 november 2026
(Sunday)
Pradosh Vrat
23 november 2026
(Monday)
Vaikuntha Chaturdashi
24 november 2026
(Tuesday)
Dev Diwali, Kartik Purnima, Purnima Upavas, Guru Nanak Jayanti
25 november 2026
(Wednesday)
Rohini Vrat
27 november 2026
(Friday)
Sankashti Chaturthi

Festivals in December 2026

1 december 2026
(Tuesday)
Kalabhairav Jayanti
4 december 2026
(Friday)
Utpanna Ekadashi
6 december 2026
(Sunday)
Pradosh Vrat
7 december 2026
(Monday)
Masik Shivaratri
8 december 2026
(Tuesday)
Margashirsha Amavasya
10 december 2026
(Thursday)
Chandra Darshan
13 december 2026
(Sunday)
Vinayaka Chaturthi
14 december 2026
(Monday)
Vivah Panchami
15 december 2026
(Tuesday)
Subrahmanya Sashti, Champa Shashthi
16 december 2026
(Wednesday)
Dhanu Sankranti
17 december 2026
(Thursday)
Masik Durgashtami
20 december 2026
(Sunday)
Mokshada Ekadashi, Gita Jayanti, Vaikuntha Ekadashi
21 december 2026
(Monday)
Pradosh Vrat
22 december 2026
(Tuesday)
Hanuman Jayanti *Kannada, Shortest Day of Year
23 december 2026
(Wednesday)
Dattatreya Jayanti, Purnima Upavas, Annapurna Jayanti, Rohini Vrat
24 december 2026
(Thursday)
Arudra Darshan
25 december 2026
(Friday)
Merry Christmas
26 december 2026
(Saturday)
Sankashti Chaturthi
27 december 2026
(Sunday)
Mandala Pooja
30 december 2026
(Wednesday)
Kalashtami

Hindu Festival Calendar

The following Hindu Festival Calendar are shown for the date April, 2026 Indian Holidays and Hindu Festival Calendar for Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India

Hindu calendar is used by Hindus for important events related to their religion and festivals. The Hindu religion is the world’s 3rd oldest religion having countless followers and can be found being practiced throughout the world. Hindus have divine texts called Vedas which are highly respected in their religion. Four Vedas are Rig Veda, Atharva Veda, Yajur Veda, and Sama Veda. Hindus’ Famous and beloved scripture are Bhagavad Gita, Mahabharat, and Ramayana.

Panchang, Panchangam, Panjika, etc. are the other names of the Hindu calendar. Hindus celebrate their festivals on different dates because they depend on the action of the moon and sun. That’s why Hindus celebrate their festivals according to the Hindu calendar. Hindu Calendar is also called astrology calendar. It keeps on changing from time to time.

Vikram Samvat

It started in 57 B.C.
To mark achievement, King Vikramaditya introduced it.
This calendar is also according to the movements of Moon, so it is also a type of lunar calendar.
It also contains 12 months and 354 days to make a year.
Months are divided into two parts.
The shiny days are referred as Shuklapaksha. Days between the new moon and full moon.
The dark days are referred as Krishna Paksha. Days between the full moon and the new moon.
The month starts with Krishna Paksha.
It has 13 months after five years. This month refers to Adhik Mass.

The Solar Calendar

This is according to the movement of the Sun. Sidereal/tropical are two types of movement of the year. For example, Roman and French calendar. It is used in different states of India. Punjab, Assam, Haryana, Kerala, Bengal, Tripura, Tamil Nadu, and Orissa. It is not considered according to the number of days in a year. Below mentioned categories are the part of Indian National Calendar.

Saka Samvat

It started in 78 A.D.
To mark achievement, Saka rulers introduced it.
It is also the type of solar calendar.
It is also an official calendar adopted by the Indian Government in 1957.
It also contains 12 months and 365 days to make a year.

The Lunisolar Calendar

This calendar is according to the movement of both Sun and Moon. Sun helps to assemble year and moon helps to assemble the month of the year. This calendar is referred for Indian Hindu Festivals and Indian Holidays. It is also used in different states of India like Gujrat, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Kashmir, and Bihar. It accumulates the yearly motion of the Sun and monthly phases of Moon. Some examples are Jews and the Babylonian calendars along with the Indian Calendars used in, Bihar Karnataka, Kashmir.

Structure of Indian calendar

Luni-solar system is based on time which consists of 365 days and twelve months. The first month refers to Chaitra and the last month refers to Phalguna. Indian new year is celebrated according to Shaka Calendar. 12 months are of Hindu festivals calendar are mentioned below:

1. Chaitra
2. Vaishakha
3. Jyeshtha
4. Ashadha
5. Shravana
6. Bhadra
7. Ashwin
8. Kartika
9. Agrahayana
10. Pausha
11. Magha
12. Phalguna

Gregorian Calendar

It is also the type of Scientific calendar.
It also contains 12 months and 364.25 days to make a year.
It is universally followed and is called the solar calendar.