Mamallapuram Dance Festival is an annual festival at Mahabalipuram
, which starts on the 25th of December and concludes during the first week of February.
They conduct programs on all Saturdays, Sundays and during Government holidays. Dancers and musicians from all over India and abroad come here to participate in the event. Classical dances such as Bharatanatyam,
Kuchipudi, Kathakali and Odissi are performed by well-known exponents of the art.