Events & Festivals

The most popular celebrations in the Indian state of Goa are Ganesh Chaturthi (Chavoth), Diwali, Christmas (Natalam), Easter (Paskanchem Fest), Samvatsar Padvo or Sanvsar Padvo, Shigmo, Goa Carnival, (Konkani), Sao Jao (Feast of John the Baptist) and the biggest feast, Feast of St. Francis Xavier (Goicho Saib).

Goa is also known for its New Year’s celebrations.Fairs and festivals at various temples are celebrated with great joy. The Goan Carnival is known to attract a large number of tourists.