The different festivals celebrated in Ratnagiri throughout the year prove to be an enthusiastic, devotional and happy occasion for all the locals. Celebrating the major festivals of Ganeshotsav and Shimagotsav is an indispensable and inseparable part of the life of the people of Ratnagiri. Natives settled in any corner of India for their jobs come to Ratnagiri during this time to celebrate these festivals. All the Konkani natives look forward to the fairs and carnivals that take place during this time. You also feel energized after participating in this enthusiastic atmosphere.
‘Ganesh Visarjan’ i.e. the immersion of idols which takes place on the tenth day is the epitome of enthusiasm and excitement.
During the eight days of Shimagotsav, the atmosphere in Ratnagiri is fun filled and enchanting.
Navaratri is a unique festival which brings together the entire society and displays the art, tradition, and the rich culture of Ratnagiri