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Bhutan Festival Calendar 2020

Bhutan Festival Calendar for 2020

The religious festivals or sacred festivals are conducted following Bhutanese Lunar Calendar and therefore, the dates shown below are corresponding dates on Western Calendar. All the dates are tentative.

1 Punakha Drubchen Punakha Dzong, Punakha 2nd – 4th March
2 Punakha Tshechu Punakha Dzong, Punakha 5th – 7th March
3 Tharpaling Thongdrol Tharpaling Lhakhang, Chumey, Bumthang 9th March
4 Gomphukora Gom Kora Lhakhang, Trashigang 1st – 3rd April
5 Talo Tshechu Talo Gonpa, Punakha 1st – 3rd April
6 Gasa Tshechu Gasa Dzong, Gasa 1st – 3rd April
7 Zhemgang Tshechu Zhemgang Dzong, Zhemgang 1st – 3rd April
8 Paro Tshechu Rinpung Dzong, Paro 4th – 8th April
9 Chhorten Kora Chorten Kora, Trashiyangtshe 8th April & 22nd April
10 Rhododendron Festival Lamperi Botanical Garden, Dochula, Thimphu 17th – 19th April
11 Domkhar Tshechu Domkhar, Chumey, Bumthang. 3rd – 5th May
12 Ura Yakchoe Ura Lhakhang, Bumthang 4th – 8th May
13 Nimalung Tshechu Nimalung Dratshang, Chumey, Bumthang 30th June – 1st July
14 Kurjey Tshechu Kurjey Lhakhang, Choekhor, Bumthang 30th June
15 Haa Summer Festival Haa 11th & 12th July
16 Mushroom Festival Genekha, Thimphu.
17 Masutaki Mushroom Festival Ura, Bumthang
18 Tour of the Dragon (Bicycle Race) Bumthang to Thimphu 5th Sept
19 Thimphu Drubchen Tashi Chhodzong, Thimphu 22nd Sept
20 Wangdue Tshechu Tencholing Army Ground, Wangduephodrang. 24th – 26th Sept
21 Tamshing Phala Chhoepa Tamshing Lhakhang, Bumthang 26th – 28th Sept
22 Thimphu Tshechu Tashi Chhodzong, Thimphu 26th – 28th Sept
23 Gangtey Tshechu Gangtey Gonpa, Phobjikha,Wangduephodrang. 28th Sept – 01 Oct
24 Thangbi Mani Tangbi Lhakhang, Choekor, Bumthang 29th Sept – 2nd Oct
25 Jhomolhari Mountain Festival Dangochang, Thimphu 14th – 15th Oct
26 Chhukha Tshechu Chhukha Dzong, Chhukha 24th – 26th Oct
27 Jakar Tshechu Jakar Dzong, Choekhor, Bumthang. 23rd – 27th Oct
28 Jambay Lhakhang Drup Jambay Lhakhang, Choekhor, Bumthang 31st Oct – 3rd Nov
29 Prakhar Duchhoed Prakar Khakhang, Chumni, Bumthang 1st – 3rd Nov
30 Dechenphu Tshechu Dechenphu Lhakhang, Thimphu 26th Oct
31 Black Necked Crane Festival Gangtey Gonpa, Phobjikha, Wangduephodrang. 11th Nov
32 Mongar Tshechu Mongar Dzong, Mongar 21st – 24th Nov
33 Trashigang Tshechu Trashigang Dzong, Trashigang. 22nd – 25th Nov
34 Jambay Lhakhang Singye Cham Jambay Lhakhang, Choekhor, Bumthang 30th Nov
35 Pemagatshel Tshechu Pemagatshel Dzong, Pemagatshel. 21st – 24th Nov
36 Nalakhar Tshechu Nga Lhakhang, Choekhor, Bumthang 30th Nov – 2nd Dec
37 Druk Wangyel Tshechu Douchula , Thimphu 13th  Dec
38 Trongsa Tshechu Trongsa Dzong, Trongsa 10th – 13th Dec
39 Lhuentse Tshechu Lhuentse Dzong, Lhuentse 21st – 24th Dec
40 Nabji Lhakhang Drup Nabji Lhakhang, Nabji, Trongsa 29th – 31st Dec