Ugadi Festivals

Along with its prominence in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, Ugadi is a major celebration in Karnataka. This time of year, which is marked with great enthusiasm and celebration, is seen as highly fortunate for starting over. It is said that Brahma created the universe on this day. Families gather to pray to the gods while their homes are adorned with fresh mango leaves and flowers. For many, this is a lucky day to start a business or buy a new item. Wearing new clothing during Ugadi is customary. Families frequently purchase new outfits for the event, and people dress in traditional costumes. To commemorate the joyous event, dance performances, traditional music, and cultural programs are planned. The joyous event is celebrated with dance performances, traditional music, and cultural programs. The rich cultural legacy of Karnataka is on display at these festivals. Shopping for handcrafted goods and specialty delicacies fills markets and fairs to the brim with activity. It is customary to ponder, rejuvenate, and rejoice in the cyclical aspect of life during Ugadi.

Specialty of Festival:

An important part of performing the specific prayers, pujas, and rituals connected to Ugadi is played by priests and religious leaders. They lead the community in welcoming the New Year with auspicious blessings and offer spiritual counsel. At cultural activities planned for Ugadi, performers who specialize in traditional South Indian arts, such as musicians and dancers, may take stage. They showcase the rich cultural legacy of Karnataka, adding to the celebratory atmosphere. They help prepare special foods like Ugadi Pachadi, which is a blend of tastes that symbolizes the various aspects of life.

Month of Festival:

March or April

How to reach

By Air : The nearest airport is Hubli Airport.

By Train :The nearest railway station is Bangalore City Junction.

By Road :It is well connected by road to nearby cities and states, you can hire a cab or bus to reach.


1.In Karnataka, when is Ugadi celebrated?

March or April is when Ugadi is usually observed.

2.Are there guided tours during the festival?

Yes, guided tours are often organized.

3.Does Ugadi have any special cuisine offerings?

Yes, on Ugadi, a special meal called Ugadi Pachadi is cooked.

4.Where in Karnataka are the best spots to celebrate Ugadi?

The celebration is well-liked in Bangalore, Mysore and other areas.