When is Dussehra 2023?

Dussehra 2023 is on Tuesday 24th Oct, 2023 (24/10/2023) in 258 days

What is Dussehra?


The Dussehra festival that marks the triumph of Lord Rama over the demon king Ravana is also known as Vijayadashami, Dashain or Dasara. Rama killed Ravana on that day. Dussehra, festival celebrated on the tenth day, marks the end of the nine days of Navratri.

During this festival, people decorate the entrances of houses and shops with flower studded strings called "Torans", which means “Floral Gateways ".

At night, the effigies of Meghanad, Kumbhakaran and Ravana are stuffed with firecrackers and set alight.

Dates for Dussehra from 2015 to 2030

The next occurrence of Dussehra is marked in red

When is ...?WeekdayDateDays away
Dussehra 2030SundayOct 6th in 2797 days
Dussehra 2029TuesdayOct 16th in 2442 days
Dussehra 2028WednesdaySep 27th in 2058 days
Dussehra 2027SaturdayOct 9th in 1704 days
Dussehra 2026TuesdayOct 20th in 1350 days
Dussehra 2025ThursdayOct 2nd in 967 days
Dussehra 2024SaturdayOct 12th in 612 days
Dussehra 2023TuesdayOct 24th in 258 days
Dussehra 2022WednesdayOct 5th 125 days ago
Dussehra 2021FridayOct 15th 480 days ago
Dussehra 2020SundayOct 25th 835 days ago
Dussehra 2019TuesdayOct 8th 1218 days ago
Dussehra 2018FridayOct 19th 1572 days ago
Dussehra 2017SaturdaySep 30th 1956 days ago
Dussehra 2016TuesdayOct 11th 2310 days ago
Dussehra 2015ThursdayOct 22nd 2665 days ago
Data provided 'as is' without warranty

Quick Facts

Start DateOct 24, 2023
When? Starts in 258 days
Duration1 Day
Type Hindu Holidays

Upcoming Hindu Holidays