Indian Arts and Culture Hinduism Dates for Durga Puja and Dusshera From 2017 to 2022 Share Flipboard Email Print Copyrights @ Arijit Mondal/Getty Images Hinduism Indian Arts and Culture India Past and Present Important Texts Temples and Organizations Hindu Gods Hindu Gurus and Saints By Subhamoy Das M.A., English Literature, University of North Bengal Subhamoy Das is the co-author of "Applied Hinduism: Ancient Wisdom for Today's World." He has written several books about Hinduism for children and young adults. our editorial process Subhamoy Das Updated February 20, 2019 Every year in September or October, Hindus observe ten days of ceremonies, rituals, fasts, and feasts in honor of the supreme mother goddess, Durga. The multi-day festival features magnificent decorations, recitations of holy scriptures, parades and artistic performances. Durga Puja is particularly observed in eastern and northeastern states of India, in Bangladesh and in Nepal. These holidays and festivals within Durga Puja include Navaratri, Dussehra or Vijayadashami, which are celebrated in various ways across Indian and abroad. Here are the dates for Durga Puja and Dusshera, the final day of Durga Puja, for 2017 through 2022. 2017: Saturday, September 302018: Friday, October 192019: Tuesday, October 082020: Sunday, October 262021: Friday, October 152022: Wednesday, October 5 Explore More This series of festivals include Mahalaya, Navaratri, Saraswati Puja (part of Navaratri), and Durga Puja, of which Maha Saptami, Maha Ashtami, Maha Navami, and Vijaya Dashami/ Dussehra are parts.