Festival and Events

Goa Ready for Shigmo Fest

Goa’s all-time vibrant Hindu festival known as the Shigmo Fest is all set to be held from 3rd to 17th March. This year a majestic display of Goan ethnicity and mythology will be displayed by talented performers, along with folk songs and dances.

The main attraction of the event is the Shigmo Parade, that signifies a religious Hindu festival which includes colours, music, dance and float. The festive mood is further enhanced by decorating streets vibrantly.

On behalf of the event, the tourism ministry of Goa is expecting over thousands of tourist arrival to the state, after the Goan Carnival, that demonstrates the essence of Goa.

The fifteen-day event houses a variety of parades in and around the Goan city. Here’s your guide to follow the fest:

3rd March in Ponda (South Goa)

4th March in Margao (South Goa)

5th March in Vasco (South Goa)

6th March in Sanguem ( South Goa)

7th March in Sanquelim (North Goa)

8th March in Valpoi (North Goa)

9th March in Bicholim (North Goa)

10th March in Panjim (Central Goa)

11th March in Mapusa (North Goa)

12th March in Pernem (North Goa)

13th March in Canacona (South Goa)

14th March in Quepem (South Goa)

15th March in Curchorem (South Goa)

16th March in Cuncolim (South Goa)

17th March in Dharbandora (South Goa)