Krishna Janmashtami, also called Gokulashtami

Sri Krishna Janmashtami is a festival that commemorates the birth of Lord Krishna in Mathura, and the festivities occur on the dark fortnight of the eighth day of the month of Bhadrapada, as per the Hindu Panchang. According to the Gregorian calendar, however, this festival occurs in the month of July or August, and this year, it will occur on 7th September.