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Festivals and Events in Devbagh

There are numerous festivals in Devbagh that are celebrated with enthusiasm, joy and gaiety, however, the main festival is most awaited in this town is Ugadi. Celebrated in the month of March or April, the festival marks the beginning of a new Hindu lunar calendar. The festivities include preparation of special delicacies including puliogure and holige.

Located at a distance of about 7 kms from Devbagh is Karwar, where the annual festival of Yatra is celebrated in the month of January. Enjoy the festive spirit as you take a ferry ride during the festival up to Devbagh beach.

Celebrated in the month of February, Mahashivratri is another important festival in Devbagh and the festivities include various folk dance performances including Nandikolu kunitha and Jodu halige. Women perform the Lambani nritya in groups during the celebrations.

In December, the Karavali Utsav is held for four days and it is considered to be one of the biggest cultural events here. Enjoy the cultural extravaganza on the Rabindranath Tagore beach with family and friends. Diwali and Ganesh Chaturthi are the other festivals celebrated with great fanfare and enthusiasm.

Visit Devbagh during the festive season to explore the culture and tradition of the place and to enjoy the special events in Devbagh to the fullest.

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