Choodikotta Festival is the annual festival of the famous Choodikotta Sree Krishna Temple
, which is situated near Mahe
. It is also known by the name Ekadashi Utsavam. The celebrations last for eight days. A host of cultural programs such as kathakali
and ottanthullal are staged.
Devotees observe fast and assemble in the temple for worship on the last day of the festival. A grand procession led by three decorated elephants also takes place on the final day.