Cultural in Kollam (Quilon)

Kollam Pooram

A 10-day Kollam festival with nightly Kathakali performances and a procession of 30 to 40 ornamented elephants.
Sports in Kollam (Quilon)

President's Trophy Boat Race

The most prestigious boat regatta in the Kollam region, on Ashtamudi Lake.
Religious in Kollam (Quilon)

Bharni Utsavam

Held 6km northeast of Kayamkulam (35km north of Kollam) during the Malayalam month of Kumbham, this one-day festival is dedicated to the popular Keralan goddess Bhagavathy. It’s famous for its Kootiattam (traditiona…
Religious in Kollam (Quilon)

Kottamkulangara Chamaya Vilakku

An unusual festival event in Chavara, 20km north of Kollam, in which local men dress as women and carry lamps to the temple.