Onam is the biggest occasion or festival for the people of Kerala to have fun together each year after the harvesting. Like any other Indian festival, Onam date varies each year due to relying on the movement of the stars or the planets. However, it’s usually celebrated at the start of the first month of Malayalam Calendar, known as ‘Chingam’. Or as per the Gregorian calendar, this festive occasion comes in August-September months and as per the Hindu (Indian) calendar, it falls in Bhadon month.
Onam date for 2019 has been decided on 11th September.