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2018 Calendar of Events & Holidays

There are many holidays and ceremonies celebrated in Bali throughout the year. In addition to major celebrations, there are numerous local village temple festivals. The list to the right highlights some of Bali's most important holidays as well as some of the most important holidays celebrated throughout Indonesia. Full moon is also celebrated in Bali's villages.

Bali Barong Tours carefully researches and compiles a yearly Events Calendar. We try to be as accurate as possible in creating the calendar, which is updated as we learn of additional events. This Events Calendar is based on research done solely by ©Bali Barong Tours. Other websites which have copied our Holiday Descriptions and other text, verbatim, have not been authorized to do so.

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January
S M T W T F S
  1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31      

01 - Full moon, temple ceremony at Campuhan temple at Pacut
15 - Ciwaratri Day
16 - New moon
31 - Full moon, big temple ceremony at Tambowaras




February
S M T W T F S
        1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28      

15- New moon
16 - Imlek
24 - Tumpek Wayang




March
S M T W T F S
        1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30 31

01 - Full moon
14/15 - Melasti
16 - Pengerupukan with Ogoh-Ogoh throughout Bali, New moon,
17 - Nyepi Day (Bali New Year 1940)
21- Pagerwesi
31 - Full moon, Tumpek Landep, temple festival at Besakih temple, ceremony at Puseh temple at Pacut


April
S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30          
14 - Isra Mi'raj
15
- New moon
30 - Full moon


May
S M T W T F S
    1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31    

05 - Tumpek Wariga
14
- New moon
15 - Approximate start of Ramadan
24 - Sugihan in Java
25
- Sugihan in Bali
29 - Full moon, Waisak, Galungan preparation day
30 - Galungan
31 - Big temple festival at Batukaru


June
S M T W T F S
      1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30

01 - Pancasila Day
01/02/03
- Temple festival at Batukaru with trance on the 3rd
09 - Kuningan
13 - New moon
14/15/16 - Idul Fitri
15 - Approximate end of Ramadan
19 - Temple festival at Muncaksari
28 - Full moon

Also: Bali Arts Festival runs approximately mid-June through mid-July


July
S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31        

12 - New moon
14 - Tumpek Krulut
27 - Full moon

Also: Bali Arts Festival continues until approximately mid-July

Also: Bali Kite Festival runs approximately late July.


August
S M T W T F S
    1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31  
11 - New moon
17 - Indonesia Independence Day
18
- Tumpek Uye
26 - Full moon
29 - Big temple ceremony at Tambowaras




September
S M T W T F S
            1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30            

09 - New moon
22 - Tumpek Wayang
24 - Full moon

 


October
S M T W T F S
  1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31      

09 - New moon
13 - Saraswati Day
14 - Banyu Pinaruh
17 - Pagerwesi
24 - Full moon


November
S M T W T F S
        1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
11 12 13 14 15 16 17
18 19 20 21 22 23 24
25 26 27 28 29 30
07 - New moon
22
- Full moon

December
S M T W T F S
        1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30 31          
01 - Tumpek Wariga
07 - New moon
20 - Sugihan in Java
21 - Sugihan in Bali
22 - Full moon
25 - Galungan preparation day
26 - Galungan
27/28/29/30 - Big temple festival at Batukaru with trance on the 30th


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