Tibet Festival & Events Calendar


Tibetan festivals are held according to the Tibetan lunar calendar, which usually lags at leaTibetan festivals are held according to the Tibetan lunar calendar, which usually lags at least a month behind Gregorian calendar. The following are just some of the more important festivals:

Tibetan Festival Calendar 2022 - 2025

 

Festival’s NameIn Year 2020In Year 2021In Year 2022In Year 2023
Tibetan New YearFeb 22Feb 10Mar 01Feb 20
Monlam Prayer Jokhang MonasteryFeb 24Feb 12Mar 03Feb 21
Saga DawaMar 09Feb 27Mar 09-18Feb 24 - Mar 07
Thanka Unvailing at TashilhungpoJun 05May 26June 14June 04
The Butter Lamp FestivalJul 20-25   
Jyekudo Horse-RacingJul 04-06 July 12-14July 02-04
Zamling Chhisang Samye MonasteryJul 25-30   
Litang Horse-RacingJul 24   
Ganden Thangka FestivalAug 1-7   
Nakchu Horse Racing Festival   
Tibetan Bathing FestivalAug 19-25   
Palden Lhamo FestivalSep 5-6   
Shoton FestivalAug 10 -16   
Lhabab Duechen Buddha's Descent DaySep 18-22   
Tsurphu Chham Dance FestivalNov 30