Hindu Festival Calendar 2018

Hindu festivals are celebrated all throughout the year. They are determined as per the Hindu calendar.

The Hindu calendar is determined by the movement of the Sun and the Moon. So, the Hindu festivals are celebrated on different dates, moving within a range of dates in different years.

So, for most of us ascertaining the dates of Hindu festivals are much problematic. We are confused and do not know when a festival is to be celebrated.

However, now you do not have to look for calendars or ask somebody. Here, we have featured Hindu Festival Calendar 2018. It will help you to know the dates of all the Hindu festivals in the year 2018.

This list of Hindu festivals shows a month wise break of most of the Hindu festivals in 2018. So, you come to know what festivals will be celebrated in a given month of the year 2018.

Hindu festivals are also called as Hindu Vrata and Tyohar.

The fasting is known as Vrata and festival is called Tyohar or Parva in the local language.

It should be noted that most Hindu festivals also include fasting days along with festive celebrations. In fact, many festivals require fasting on the day of the festival. So, Hindu festivals are time for deity worship, celebrations as well as austerity.

So, let’s present the Hindu Festival Calendar 2018.

Hindu Festival Calendar 2018

Have a look at the Hindu festival dates in 2018.

Month Wise Hindu Festival Calendar 2018

 Jan-18
 Date  Day Festivals
2 Tuesday Pausha Purnima
5 Friday Sakat Chauth
12 Friday Shattila Ekadashi
14 Sunday Pongal, Makar Sankranti
16 Tuesday Mauni Amavas
22 Monday Vasant Panchami
24 Wednesday Ratha Saptami
25 Thursday Bhishma Ashtami
27 Saturday Jaya Ekadashi
28 Sunday Gauna Jaya Ekadashi
31 Wednesday Magha Purnima, Chandra Grahan
 Feb-18
  Date
11 Sunday Vijaya Ekadashi
13 Tuesday Maha Shivaratri, Kumbha
Sankranti
16 Friday Surya Grahan
26 Monday Amalaki Ekadashi
 Mar-18
  Date
1 Thursday Chhoti Holi, Holika Dahan, Phalguna Purnima
2 Friday Holi
9 Friday Basoda, Sheetala Ashtami
13 Tuesday Papmochani Ekadashi
14 Wednesday Meena Sankranti
18 Sunday Chaitra Navratri, Gudi Padwa, Ugadi
20 Tuesday Gauri Puja, Gangaur
23 Friday Yamuna Chhath
25 Sunday Rama Navami
27 Tuesday Kamada Ekadashi
31 Saturday Hanuman Jayanti, Chaitra Purnima
 Apr-18
  Date
12 Thursday Varuthini Ekadashi
14 Saturday Solar New Year, Mesha
Sankranti
16 Monday Somvati Amavas
18 Wednesday Parashurama Jayanti, Akshaya
Tritiya
22 Sunday Ganga Saptami
24 Tuesday Sita Navami
26 Thursday Mohini Ekadashi
28 Saturday Narasimha Jayanti
30 Monday Vaishakha Purnima, Buddha Purnima
 May-18
  Date
1 Tuesday Narada Jayanti
11 Friday Apara Ekadashi
15 Tuesday Shani Jayanti, Vat Savitri
Vrat, Vrishabha Sankranti
24 Thursday Ganga Dussehra
25 Friday Padmini Ekadashi
29 Tuesday Jyeshtha Adhika Purnima
 Jun-18
  Date
10 Sunday Parama Ekadashi
15 Friday Mithuna Sankranti
23 Saturday Nirjala Ekadashi
27 Wednesday Vat Purnima Vrat
28 Thursday Jyeshtha Purnima
 Jul-18
  Date
9 Monday Yogini Ekadashi
13 Friday Surya Grahan *Anshika
14 Saturday Jagannath Rathyatra
16 Monday Karka Sankranti
23 Monday Devshayani Ekadashi
27 Friday Ashadha Purnima, Guru Purnima
28 Saturday Chandra Grahan
 Aug-18
  Date
7 Tuesday Kamika Ekadashi
8 Wednesday Gauna Kamika Ekadashi
11 Saturday Surya Grahan
14 Tuesday Hariyali Teej
15 Wednesday Nag Panchami
17 Friday Simha Sankranti
22 Wednesday Shravana Putrada Ekadashi
24 Friday Varalakshmi Vrat, Onam
26 Sunday Shravana Purnima, Rakhi,
Raksha Bandhan, Gayatri Jayanti
29 Wednesday Kajari Teej
 Sep-18
  Date
2 Sunday Janmashtami
3 Monday Janmashtami
6 Thursday Aja Ekadashi
12 Wednesday Hartalika Teej
13 Thursday Ganesh Chaturthi
14 Friday Rishi Panchami
17 Monday Radha Ashtami, Kanya
Sankranti, Vishwakarma Puja
20 Thursday Parsva Ekadashi
23 Sunday Anant Chaturdashi, Ganesh Visarjan
25 Tuesday Bhadrapada Purnima, Pratipada Shraddha
 Oct-18
  Date
5 Friday Indira Ekadashi
8 Monday Sarva Pitru Amavasya
10 Wednesday Navratri Begins
14 Sunday Saraswati Avahan
16 Tuesday Saraswati Puja
17 Wednesday Durga Ashtami, Maha Navami,
Tula Sankranti
19 Friday Dussehra, Vijayadashami
20 Saturday Papankusha Ekadashi
23 Tuesday Kojagara Puja, Sharad Purnima
24 Wednesday Ashwina Purnima
27 Saturday Karwa Chauth
31 Wednesday Ahoi Ashtami
 Nov-18
  Date
3 Saturday Rama Ekadashi
4 Sunday Govatsa Dwadashi
5 Monday Dhanteras, Kali Chaudas
6 Tuesday Narak Chaturdashi
7 Wednesday Diwali, Lakshmi Puja
8 Thursday Govardhan Puja
9 Friday Bhaiya Dooj
13 Tuesday Chhath Puja
16 Friday Vrishchika Sankranti
18 Sunday Kansa Vadh
19 Monday Devutthana Ekadashi
20 Tuesday Tulasi Vivah
23 Friday Kartika Purnima
29 Thursday Kalabhairav Jayanti
 Dec-18
  Date
3 Monday Utpanna Ekadashi
12 Wednesday Vivah Panchami
16 Sunday Dhanu Sankranti
18 Tuesday Mokshada Ekadashi, Gita Jayanti
19 Wednesday Gauna Mokshada Ekadashi
22 Saturday Margashirsha Purnima,
Dattatreya Jayanti