Diwali or Deepawali, known as the ‘festival of lights,’ is usually celebrated in October or November, and is on October 24 this year. Lasting over five days, the holiday is celebrated by millions of Hindus, Jains, and Sikhs worldwide.

Diwali is India’s most important holiday

Observed by more than a billion people across faiths, this five-day festival of lights brings prayer, feasts, fireworks and, for some, a new year.

5 Ways People Celebrate Diwali 

Diwali is the five-day festival of lights, celebrated all across the world during the Hindu calendar month of Kartik, bringing people together in many different ways – from feasting to fireworks. Join the celebrations and discover 5 ways people celebrate Diwali today...  

Diwali Dates & Shubh Muhurat Timing

2022 Diwali celebration starts with Dhanteras on October 23, 2022 Sunday and ends with Bhai Dooj on October 27, 2022 Thursday. Lakshmi Puja, the most auspicious of diwali festival days is celebrated as the day of Diwali. Hence, Diwali 2022 falls on Monday, October 24.