Festival Dates

for the year 2017 & 2018

Festival Dates 2017

SL#FESTIVALPLACEDATES
1Dungkhor TshechuDungkhor Lhakhang,Chokhorling, Pemagatshel6th-7th January
2Gelephu Rabney Dratsang TshechuGelephu Dratshang, Gelephu Thromde, Sarpang6th-7th January
3Mendrel TshechuMendrel Lhakhang, Chongshing, Pemagatshel7th-8th January
4Daga Trashiyangtshi Annual TshechuTshechupang , Daga Dzong, Dagana8th-12th January
5Bangyue TshechuBangyue Lhakhang, Dungmin, Pemagatshel10th-12th January
6Dechen Pelri TshechuDechen Pelri Lhakhang, Chimong, Pemagatshel10th-12th January
7Sangay Lingpai Cham,Chimung Gewog, Pemagatshel10th -12th January
8Wongborang TshechuWongborang Lhakhang, Dungmin, Pemagatshel10th-12th January
9Labar TshechuLabar Lhakhang, Khar, Pemagatshel11th-13th January
10Shinger Meto ChoepdaShingner Lhakhang, Ura, Bumthang12th January
11Nabji Lhakhang DrubNabji Lhakhang, Nabji, Trongsa12th January
12Korphu Lhakhang DrubKorphu Lhakhang, Nabji, Trongsa12th January
13Dagapela TshechuDagapela Lhakhang, Dagana20th- 22nd January
14Khadro Kang sol (performed after every 3 yrs_Dechencholing Lhakhang, Chali, Mongar2nd- 6th February
15Ngatshang TshechuTashi Choephel Lhakang, Ngatshang, Mongar4th-6th February
16Tsatse Dzongklingoen TshechuTsatse Dzong, Nanong, Pemagatshel5th-7th February
17Bon-Choe RupKikhar/Dakphel5th February
18Churzegang TshechuChurzegang Lhakhang, Gelephu, Sarpang6th February
19Bon-Choe RupGoling/Zhobling/Nyakhar/Tshaidang/Kamjong/Duedmang, Zhemgang9th-10th February
20Shali TshechuShumar/Shali, Pemagatshel9th- 10th February
21Nomad FestivalBumthang23rd February
22Punakha DrubchenPunakha Dzong, Punakha2nd-6th March
23Lhamoi DromcheTrongsa Dzong, Trongsa3rd-5th March
24Bhutan International Marathon(Annual event organized by Bhutan Olympic Committee)5th March
25Phurba DubchenDoedel Pemacholing Lhakhang, Ramjar, Trashiyangtse5th-12th March
26Khengzor TshechuKhengzor Lhakhang,Khar, Pemagatshel6th-8th March
27Lhamoizingkha TshechuLhamoizigkhag Dratshang, Dagana6th-8th March
28Li Chi Bi TshechuLi Chi Bi, Goshing, Zhemgnag7th March
29Punakha TshechuPunakha Dzong, Punakha7th-9th March
30Domkhar Tshechu (once in 3 years)Domkhar Lhakhang, Shumar, Pemagatshel10th-12th March
31Nganglam TshechuNganglam Lhakhang, Zobel, Pemagatshel10th-12th March
32Tangsibi ManiTangsibi Lhakhang, Ura, Bumthang11th-15th March
33Tharpaling ThongtrelTharpaling Lhakhang, Chumey,Bumthang12th March
34Chenga KoraChorten Kora, Trashiyangtse12th March
35Zhuri DuechoedZhuri Lhakhang, Chumey, Bumthang23rd March
36Gayden ChoedpaGayden Lhakhang, Ura, Bumthang26th -28th March
37Namgang KoraChorten Kora, Trashiyangtse28th March
38Kharphug LhaselBjoka/Trong, Zhemgang30th March
39Tsirang TshechuTsirang3rd-5th April
40Gasa TsechuGasa Dzong, Gasa3rd-6th April
41Gomkora TshechuGomphuKora, Trashiyangtse4th-6th April
42Zhemgang TshechuZhemgang Dzong4th-7th April
43Daga Trashiyangtshi Tendra TshechuDaga Dzong, Dagana6th April
44Prayue ChoeBuli/Tali, Nangkhor, Zhemgang6th April
45Paro TshechuRinpung Dzong, Paro7th-11th April
46Chukha TshechuChukha Ngedrubtse Dzong, Chukha8th -11th April
47Pantang TshechuPhangkhar, Zhemgang9th April
48Rhododendron FestivalLamperi Botanical Garden, Dochula, Thimphu15th-17h April
49Karphu LhaselEdi Lhakhang, Gelephu, Sarpang22nd-24th April
50Dungmed TshechuDungmed Lhakhang,Dungmin, Pemagatshel3rd-5th May
51Tashicholing TshechuTashicholing Lhakhang, Yurung, Pemagatshel3rd-5th May
52Dungkhar TshechuDungkhar Lhakhang, Khar, Pemagatshel3rd-6th May
53Domkhar TshechuDomkhar Lhakhang, Chumey, Bumthang5th-7th May
54Ura YakchoedUra Lhakhang, Ura, Bumthang6th-10th May
55Tshebar Tshechu (once in 3 years)Tshebar Lhakhang, Khar, Pemagatshel9th -11th May
56Due Mang ti TshechuGoshing, Zhemgang21st May
57Zobel TshechuZobel Lhakhang, Zobel, Pemagatshel7th-9th June
58Bon-ChoeDangkhar, Trong, Zhemgang8th June
59Padseling KuchoedPadseling Goenpa, Choekhor, Bumthang14th -15th June
60Der ChoedBjoka/Trong, Zhemgang30th June-3rd July
61Dechenling TshechuDechenling Lhakhang, Dechenling, pemagatshel1st-3rd July
62Nimalung TshechuNimalung Dratshang, Bumthang1st-3rd July
63Trel Da TshechuThegchhog Namdrol Ugyen Chholing Monastry, Dremitse, Mongar1st-3rd July
64Trel Da TshechuYagang Lhakhang, Mongar1st-3rd July
65Dungsingma TshechuDungsingma, Yurung , Pemagatshel3rd July
66Khamdang Tendra TshechuShaksinggoenpa, Khamdang, Trashiyangtse3rd July
67Kurjey TshechuKurjey Lhakhang, Choekhor, Bumthang3rd July
68Teldra TshechuDoedel Pemacholing Lhakhang, Ramjar, Trashiyangtse3rd July
69Teldra TshechuGeokar Lhakhang, Yalang, Trashiyangtse3rd July
70Trel Da TshechuYak Dued Goenpa, Chaskhar, Mongar3rd July
71Trel Da TshechuDungkhar Goenpa, Khengkhar, Mongar3rd July
72Trel Da TshechuSang Ngag Choeling Lhakhang, Ngatshang, Mongar3rd July
73Khangma TshechuKhangma Lhakhang, Yurung, Pemagatshel3rd-5th July
74Haa Summer FestivalTown festival Ground, Haa8th-9th July
75Annual TshechuKadam Goenpa, Mongar3rd-5th August
76Tor DokThegchhog Namdrol Ugyen Chholing Monastry, Dremitse, Mongar5th- 7th August
77Annual Mushroom FestivalGenekha, Thimphu15th-16th August
78Hungla ChokhorTokaphu Lhakhang, Tongzang, Trashiyangtse19th - 21st August
79Kengcham Mangdok ChukorYarphel Lhakhang, Yalang, Trashiyangtse19th - 23rd August
80Masutaki Mushroom FestivalUra, Bumthang23rd- 24th August
81Aa-hoi Bon ChoeBjoka/Trong, Zhemgang24th August
82Don-dor la Duel ChoeyBjoka/Trong, Zhemgang28th-31st August
83Thrumshingla to Purgyela FestivalUra Village, Ura, Bumthang29th August
84Tour of the Dragon (Bicycle Race)Bumthang to Thimphu2nd September
85Chha FestivalTagmochhu, Lhuentse4th-7th September
86Sa Nyen TshechuReling Lhakhang, Sherimuhung, Mongar5th-7th September
87ChukorShaksinggoenpa, Khamdang, Trashiyangtse11th -20th September
88Khadro Kang sol chamKadam Lhakhang, Khengkhar, Mongar16th- 20th September
89Thimphu DromcheTashi Chhodzong, Thimphu25th – 29th September
90Bum Tashi FestivalGasa Dzong, Gasa27th September
91KhadroKong Sag ChamSamten Choeling Lhakhang, Tsakaling, Mongar27th-30th September
92Annual TshechuTokaphu Lhakhang, Tongzang, Trashiyangtse28th-30th September
93Kothakpa TshechuShumar/Kothakpa, Pemagatshel28th -30th September
94Goenpung TshechuShumar/Goenpun, Pemagatshel28th -30th September
95Wandue TshechuTencholing Army Ground, Wangduephodrang28th-30th September
96Dorjitse KuchoedDorji Gompa, Tang, Bumthang29th September- 1st October
97Shaksinggoenpa TshechuShaksinggoenpa, Khamdang, Trashiyangtse29th September-1st October
98Galing Goenpa TshechuGaling Goenpa, Chukha30th September-1st October
99Thimphu TshechuTashi Chhodzong, Thimphu30th September- 2nd October
100Tamshing Phala ChoedpaTamshing Lhakhang,
Choekhor, Bumthang
30th September-2nd October
101Dungsingma TshechuDungsingma, Yurung , Pemagatshel3rd-5th October
102Nangkor TshechuShumar , Pemagatshel3rd-5th October
103Thangbi MewangThangbi Lhakhang, Choekor, Bumthang3rd-6th October
104Kadam TshechuKadam Lhakhang, Khar, Pemagatshel4th-6th October
105Khomshar KharphugKhomshar, Bardo, Zhemgang5th October
106Laya AolayLaya7th-8th October
107Bhutan Birds FestivalTingtibi, Zhemgang8th-10th October
108Jhomolhari Mountain FestivalDangojang, Thimphu14th-15th October
109KhadroKong Shag Cham (Performed every after 3 years)Samten Choeling Lhakhang, Tsakaling, Mongar14th-19th October
110Bardo Thongdral Gar ChamUgyen Gatshel Lhakhang, Jurmey, Mongar26th- 30th October
111Shingkhar RabdheyShingkhar Lhakhang, Ura, Bumthang26th-30th October
112Jakar TshechuJakar Dzong, Bumthang27th -31st October
113Lanyiri TshechuLanyiri Lhakhang, Dungmin, Pemagatshel28th-30th October
114Ugyencholing KangselUgyencholing Dzong, Tang, Bumthang28th-30th October
115Tshebar TshechuTshebar Lhakhang, Khar, Pemagatshel28th-31st October
116Dungmed TshechuDungmed Lhakhang,Dungmin, Pemagatshel2nd-4th November
117Pemagatshel TshechuPemagatshel Dzong2nd-4th November
118Bardo KharphugBardo, Zhemgang4th November
119Jambay Lhakang DrupJambay Lhakhang, Choekhor, BUMTHANG4th -6th November
120Pakar DuechoedPakar Lhakang, Bumthang5th-6th November
121Sonamthang TshechuPanbang Dungkhag, Zhemgang8th-10th November
122Black necked Crane FestivalGangtey Goenpa, Phobjikha. Wangduephodrang11th November
123Sumthrang RabdheySumthrang Lhakhang, Ura, Bumthang14th-18th November
124Khomshar Bon-Choe KatagKhomshar,Bardo, Zhemgang17th November
125Kang Sol ChhenmoThegchhog Namdrol Ugyen Chholing Monastry, Dremitse, Mongar25th- 28th November
126Mongar TshechuMongar Dzong, Mongar25th- 28th November
127Thrichugoenpa TshechuThrichugoenpa, Tongzang, Trashiyangtse26th-28th November
128Dechenling TshechuDechenling Lhakhang, Dechenling, Pemagatshel26th- 28th November
129Menchu PemaphuendeyNorbugang, Pemagatshel26th-28th November
130Silambee TshechuNa Gor Lhakhang, Silambee, Mongar26th-28th November
131Trashigang TshechuTrashigang Dzong, Trashigang26th-29th November
132Tang Namkhar RabdheyTang Namkhar Lhakhang, Tang, Bumthang27th -28th November
134Geokar Lhakhang TshechuGeokar Lhakhang, Yalang, Trashiyangtse28th November- 3rd December
135Doedel Pemacholing TshechuDoedel Pemacholing Lhakhang, Ramjar, Trashiyangtse30th November-4th December
136Gonphug TshechuGomphu, Trong, Zhemgang1st-3rd December
137Buli TshechuBuli, Nangkhor, Zhemgang1st-3rd December
138Gamung TshechuShumar/Gamung, Pemagatshel1st-3rd December
140Ngatshang TshechuSang Ngag Choeling Lhakhang, Ngatshang, Mongar1st-3rd December
141Phumithang TshechuPhumithang Tshechu1st-3rd December
142Shingkhar TshechuShingkhar, Zhemgang1st-3rd December
143Wamling TshechuWamling, Shingkhar, Zhemgang1st-3rd December
144Thrisa TshechuThrisa, Shingkhar, Zhemgang1st-3rd December
145Goshing TshechuGoshing, Zhemgang1st-3rd December
146Kangsol ChhenmoYak Dued Goenpa, Chaskhar, Mongar2nd-4th December
147Kadam TshechuKadam Zangtopelri, Chaskhar, Mongar2nd- 4th December
148Kangsol ChhenmoYak Dued Goenpa, Chaskhar, Mongar2nd-4th December
149Khangma TshechuKhangma Lhakhang, Yurung, Pemagatshel2nd-4th December
150Bjoka TshechuBjoka/Trong,Zhemgang16 th -18 th March
151Chonam RabdheyChojam Lhakahng, Tang, Bumthang2nd-6th December
152Bon-choeThrisa/Shingkhar/Wamling/Radhi/Nimshong, Zhemgang3rd December
153Bon-ChoeDangkhar, Trong, Zhemgang3rd December
154Bon-ChoeBuli/Tali/Kihar, Nangkhor, Zhemgang3rd December
155Dangkhar TshechuDangkhar, Trong, Zhemgang3rd December
156Ngala Trong TshechuNgala Trong, Zhemgang3rd December
157Jambay Lhakang Singye ChamJambay Lhakhang, Choekhor,Bumthang3rd December
158Khengkhar TshechuDungkhar Goenpa, Khengkhar, Mongar3rd December
159Khomshar TshechuKhomshar, Bardo, Zhemgang3rd December
160Langdorbi Bon-ChoeLangdorbi, Bardo, Zhemgang3rd December
161Ma-mung Trong TshechuMa-Mung Trong, Phangkhar, Zhemgang3rd December
162Tashibee TshechuTashibee, Pangkhar, Zhemgang3rd December
163Dekiling TshechuDekiling Goenpa, Gelephu Thromde,Sarpang3rd December
164Nga Lhakhang ZhiNga Lhakhang, Bumthang3rd -5th December
165Pangkhar ChoedpaPangkhar Lhakhang, Ura, Bumthang12th-18th December
166Drukwangyel TshechuDochula,Thimphu13th December
167Sombrang KangsolSombrang Lhakhang, Ura, Bumthang13th -15th December
168Trongsa TshechuTrongsa Dzong, Trongsa25th-28th December
169Lhuentse TshechuLhuentse Dzong, Lhuentse25th-28th December
170Domsing Lhakhang TshechuDomsing Lhakhang, Jamkhar, Trashiyangtse30th December-13th January
Note: Highlighted Festival = Popular Seasonal Festival

Festival Dates 2018

SL#FESTIVALPLACEDATES
1Punakha DrubchenPunakha Dzong, Punakha22nd –24th Feb
2Punakha TshechuPunakha Dzong, Punakha25th –27th Feb
3Chhorten KoraChorten Kora, Trashiyangtshe2nd March & 17th March
4GomphukoraGom Kora Lhakhang, Trashigang24th – 26th March
5Paro TshechuRinpung Dzong, Paro27th –31st March
6Chhukha TshechuChhukha Dzong, Chhukha29th –31st March
7Ura YakchoeUra Lhakhang, Bumthang27th – 29th April
8Nimalung TshechuNimalung Dratshang, Chummi, Bumthang21st –23rd June
9Kurjey TshechuKurjey Lhakhang, Choekhor, Bumthang23rd June
10Thimphu DrubchenTashi Chhodzong, Thimphu15th –18th Sept
11Wangdue TshechuTencholing Army Ground, Wangduephodrang17th –19th Sept
12Tamshing Phala ChhoepaTamshing Lhakhang, Choekhor, Bumthang19th – 21st Sept
13Thimphu TshechuTashi Chhodzong, Thimphu19th –21st Sept
14Thangbi ManiTangbi Lhakhang, Choekor, Bumthang23rd – 25th Sept
15Jambay Lhakhang DrupJambay Lhakhang, Choekhor, Bumthang24th –27th Oct
16Prakhar DuchhoedPrakar Lhakhang, Chummi, Bumthang25th – 27th Oct
17Black Necked Crane FestivalGangtey Gonpa, Phobjikha, Wangduephodrang11th Nov
18Mongar TshechuMongar Dzong, Mongar16th –18th Nov
19Pemagatshel TshechuPemagatshel Dzong, Pemagatshel16th –18th Nov
20Trashigang TshechuTrashigang Dzong, Trashigang17th –19th Nov
21Nalakhar TshechuNgaa Lhakhang, Choekhor, Bumthang23rd –25th Nov
22Druk Wangyel TshechuDochula, Thimphu13th Dec
23Trongsa TshechuTrongsa Dzong, Trongsa15th – 17th Dec
24Lhuentse TshechuLhuentse Dzong, LhuentseLhuentse Dzong, Lhuentse