Events in Bangalore
Diwali (In October - November)
The Diwali festival is a celebration of the Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Ganesha. On this day people worship those gods and seek blessings of prosperity. The Hindu festival of lights is celebrated each year, and spiritually signifies the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, and hope over despair.
Mahashivratri is another important festival in Bangalore that is celebrated in the month of February and is dedicated to Lord Shiva.
Ganesh Chaturthi (September)
Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated as a commemoration of the birth anniversary of Lord Ganesha. It falls in the month of September and is celebrated throughout the country.
Ugadi (late March - early April)
Ugadi festival marks the beginning of the Kannad New Year, along with the advent of spring season. It falls in the second half of March or first half of April and is mainly devoted to Lord Brahma.