When is Dussehra 2023?

Dussehra 2023 is on Tuesday 24th Oct, 2023 (24/10/2023) in 1616 days

What is Dussehra?


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

People decorate the house and shop entrances with flower studded strings called “Torans” meaning Floral Gateways on this festival. At night effigies of Meghanad, Kumbhakaran and Ravana are stuffed with firecrackers and set alight.

Dates for Dussehra from 2015 to 2024

The next occurrence of Dussehra is marked in red

When is ...?WeekdayDateDays away
Dussehra 2024SaturdayOct 12th in 1970 days
Dussehra 2023TuesdayOct 24th in 1616 days
Dussehra 2022WednesdayOct 5th in 1232 days
Dussehra 2021FridayOct 15th in 877 days
Dussehra 2020SundayOct 25th in 522 days
Dussehra 2019TuesdayOct 8th in 139 days
Dussehra 2018FridayOct 19th 214 days ago
Dussehra 2017SaturdaySep 30th 598 days ago
Dussehra 2016TuesdayOct 11th 952 days ago
Dussehra 2015ThursdayOct 22nd 1307 days ago
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Quick Facts

Start DateOct 24, 2023
When? Starts in 1616 days
Duration1 Day
Type Hindu Holidays

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