Gujaratis Festival Holidays in 2018 Gujarat State Calendar

THe festivals of Gujarat are enjoye with good gusto and religious sentiment. Gujaratis love for unity and feeling of brotherhood. Their festivals are highly colorful and elaborate and the most one is Navratri observed all around 9 nights in the october month. There is no age groups as they assemble near temple compounds and sing & dance until early morning. The hindu calendar has the main festival of Dusshera. Other public holidays for festivals in Gujarat are Diwali, Holi, Janmastami & Raksha Bandhan. Some rich festivals such as International Kite Festival, Modhera Dance Festival & Saptak Music Festival are very exclusive to the people of Gujarat.

The land of fair and festivals has few significant seasonal fairs or Mela of the state are Bhavnath Mahadev fair at Junagadh, Dangs Darbar fair at Ahwa, Vichitra Mela tribal fair at Gunbhakhari falls in the monthly festival calendar of gujarat. The religious festival of gujarat are Makar Sankranti, Dance Festival or Modhera, Kutch/ Rann Mahotsav, Bhadra Purnima and Navratri or nine nights Festival.

Almost 84% of the people speak Gujarati as it is the official language. A little dialect with Hindi, Sindhi, Marathi, and Urdhu. Gujaratis are mostly hindus and one-tenth are Muslim and few are Jains and Sikhism.

The gujarat public holiday is determined as national holiday by the government of gujarat state. The secular holidays here are the official holidays in gujarat for the upcoming calendar year 2018.

2018 calendar Holidays in Gujarat
Gujarathi Festivals in 2018 Date & Month
9th Muharram
Asura
Bakri-id
Beach Festival
Bhadra Purnima
Bhadrapada Ambaji Mela
Bhagvan Shree Parshuram Jayanti
Bhai Bij
Bhai Dooj
Bhavnath Fair
Boxing Day
Budhha Purnima
Chaturthi Paksha
Cheti Chand
Chetichand
Chitra Vichitra Fair
Christian New Year day
Christmas
Dang Darbar In
Dangs Darbar
Deepavali
Dev-diwali
Dhan Terash
Dhuleti
Diwali
Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar’s Birthday
Dr. Baba Sahib Ambedkar’s Birthday
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti
Dussehra
Dusshera
Easter
Eid Al-adha
Eid Al-fitr
Eid-al-adha
Eid-e-milad
Eve Of Kippur
Gandhi Jayanti
Ganesh Chaturthi
Gatha Gahamber
Global Bird Watchers Conference
Good Friday
Gudi Padvo
Guru Arjundev’s Martyrdom Day
Guru Govindsingh’s Birthday
Guru Nanak Jayanti
Guru Nanak’s Birthday
Guru Purnima
Hanuman Jayanti
Hatkeshvar Jayanti
Holi
Holi 2nd Day
Holi 2nd  Day – Dhuleti
Holi 2nd day-dhuleti
Id-e-maulud
Id-e-miladunnabi
Id-ul- Fitr
Id-ul-fitra
Id-ul-zuha
Independence Day
International Kite Festival
Jamshedi Navroz
Janma Kalyanak
Janmashtami
Janmashtmi
Janmastami
Janmastmi
Kali Chaudash
Khordad Sal
Kite Festival
Kutch Mahotsav
Lili Parikrama Fair
Maha Prabhuji’s Praktyotsava
Maha Shivaratri
Maha Shivrathri
Maha Shivratri
Mahashivaratri
Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti
Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday
Mahavir Jayanti
Mahavir Swami Janmavachan
Makar Sankranti
Mango Festival
Mawlid
May Day
Modhera Dance Festival
Mohorram
Mohorram – Ramzan
Monsoon Festival
Muharram
Nand Utsav
Navratri
Navratri Festival
Onam
Panchami Paksha
Paragliding Festival
Parshuram Jayanti
Parsi Kadmi
Parsi New Year Day
Parsi New Year Day Eve
Parsi New Year Day Pateti
Parsi New Year’s Day
Parsi Shahenshahi
Parsi  New Year Day Pateti
Paryusan 1st Day
Passovar
Pateti
Porbandar,
Prophet Mohammad’s Birthday
Raksha Bandhan
Ram Navami
Ramjan-id
Rann Utsav
Rath Yatra
Rathayatra
Republic Day
Rosh Hashanah
Samvatsari
Sanvatsari
Saptak Music Festival
Saputara
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s Birthday
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s Birthday
Sarkar Volleyballs Pat El’s Birthday
Sasan Gir
Shab-e-barat
Shab-i-barat
Shahadat-e- Imam Hasan
Shahadat-e-hazarat Ali
Shamlaji Fair
Shavuoth
Shivratri
Shree Adhya Jagadguru Shankaracharya Jayanti
Shree Ram Navmi
Shree Ram Navmi
Shri Krishna Janmashtami
Shri Ram Navami
Shrimad Bhagwad Gita Jayanti
Succoth
Tanariri Festival
Tarnetar Mela
Tisha-be-aav
Tithal Beach
Uttarayan
Vadfest
Vallabhacharya Jayanti
Vassi Uttarayan
Vautha Fair Seven
Vijaya Dashami
Vijaya Dashmi
Vikram Samvat New Year Day
Vikram Sanvat New Year’s Day
Vishvakarma Jayanti
Yom Kippur
Zarthost-no-disho


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