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Calendar of Domestic Tourism

S/N LOCATION / STATE EVENT PERIOD REMARKS
1 Abuja, FCT Abuja International Trade Fair March  
2 Abuja, FCT Abuja Carnival November  
3 Oron, Akwa Ibom State Fattening Festival    
4 Oron, akwa Ibom State Ekpo-Oro, Festival December  
5 Nsit Ubium, Akwa Ibom State Ekpo Nyoho, Edebom October – December  
6 Ikot Abasi, Akwa Ibom State Uta Ewa Festival 25th December-1st Jan.  
7 Itu, Akwa-Ibom State Mbuba Udeng (Boat Regatta) January-February  
8 Itu, Akwa-Ibom State Mbuba Uko Iyak (fishing Festival) March or April  
9 Itu, Akwa-Ibom State Mbuba Ewok (Swimming Festival) October  
10 Ikot Obong Edong, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State Usoro Usung Udia (new yam festival) August  
11 Ikot Obong Edong, Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State Usoro Ekpo (Ekpo festival) December  
12 Ogidi, Anambra State Nwafor Ogidi Festival July  
13 Umunachi, Ukpo, Abagana, Eziowelle,Anambra State Erimede, Festival February  
14 Umuoji Uke Ideani, Anambra State Uzoiyi March  
15 Rojenny Tourist Village, Anambra State Idemili Festival February  
16 Awka, Anambra State Egwu Imoka Festival May  
17 Agulu, Anambra State Haaba Festival December  
18 Agulu Lake, Anmbra State Agulu Lake / Idemili Festival February  
19 Umudioka, Anambra State Mkpukpa Festival July  
20 Abatete, Anambra State Omaliko, Festival July  
21 Oba-Ofemili, Anambra State Onwa Ino Festival July  
22 Abba, Anambra State Iwaji Festival July  
23 Neni and Nri, anambra State Igu Aro Festival August  
24 Ojoto, Anambra State Ifejioku Festival July  
25 Nnobi, Anambra State Afia Olu Festival July  
26 Achalla, Anambra State Opoto Festival    
27 Abagana, Anambra State Ede Aro Festival December  
28 Enugwu-Ukwu, Anabra State Ana Enugwu Festival December  
29 Ogbunike, Anambra State Nwafo Ogbunike Festival July  
30 Onitsha, Anambra State Ofala Onitsha Festival October  
31 Oyi, Anambra State Alomuo Festival September  
32 Amanuke, Anambra State Aja Ana Festival    
33 Umunya, Anambra State Isingwu Festival July  
34 Awkuzu, Anambra State Igba-Ngba Festival September  
35 Nsugbe, Anambra State Otite Festival March  
36 Ifite Ogwari, Anambra State Odene Festival March  
37 Anaku, Anambra State Ekwensu Festival December  
38 Osomala, Anambra State Ofo Festival May  
39 Omor, Anambra State Ajana Ukwu Festival March  
40 Akili-Ozizor, Anambra State Ulo Festival March  
41 Ossamari, Anambra State Ulo Festival March  
42 Akili-Ogidi, Anambra State Ulo Festival March  
43 Umunankwo, Ochuche-Umuodu, Akili-Ogidi and Obeagwe, Anambra State Oneli Festival    
44 Ogwu-Ikpele and Ogwu-Aniocha, Anambra State Owu May  
45 Ossamala, Odekpe and Oko, Anambra State Ulo, Ofo and Okposi March  
46 Unubi, Anambra State Igba Mmawu December – January  
47 Ezinifite, Anambra State Igba Mmawu December – January  
48 Igbo-Ukwu, Anambra State Iriji Ndi Igbo August  
49 Igbo-Ukwu, Anambra State Mmawu Festiva 26th December  
50 Igbo-Ukwu, Anambra State Udo Festival November  
51 Igbo-Ukwu, Anambra State Iba Ubi Festival February  
52 Owelle Ezukala, Anambra State Ogba Ukwu Festival May  
53 Oko, Anambra State Ifu Oru Festival March  
54 Ndiowu, Anambra State Ikeji Festival March  
55 Ndike, Anambra State Ikeji Festival    
56 Okija, Anambra State Otta Festival March  
57 Ozobulu, Anambra State Aghariaku December  
58 Awka, Anambra State State Children Carnival March  
59 Awka, Anambra State Mmechi Afo Anambra State December  
60 Nnewi, Anambra State Afia Olu Festival August  
61 Amasomma, Bayelsa State Amasomma Seigben Oge Fishing festival 4th-7th June  
62 Yenegoa, Beyelsa State Famgbe beach Festival 25th-30th December  
63 Kolokuma / Opokuma, Bayelsa State Efi Lake Fishing Festival Sabagma Once every seven years  
64 Odi, Bayelsa State Fishing gears festival 27th July – 2nd August  
65 Oluoke Community, Ogbia, Bayelsa State Elemimon Festival    
66 Kalama, Koluoma, Bayelsa State Isaac Boro Annual Festival    
67 Yabuama, Koluoma, Bayelsa State Adaduyai Annual Festival    
68 Aleineb, Koluoma, Bayelsa State Amabigha Love Boat Festival    
69 Ekpie Atisan, koluoma, Bayelsa State Annual Farming Festival    
70 Calabar South municipality, Cross Rivers State Efik and Qua people Boat Regatta June  
71 Yala, Yakurr, Obubra, Ikom, Ogoja, Obudu and Boki, Cross Rivers State New Yam Festival May and June  
72 Itigidi and abi Cross Rivers State Agbo tribe Aji Festival December  
73 Ogoja, Cross Rivers State Anaka Mbe Festival, Mbube May  
74 Obubra, Cross Rivers State Otaba Festival Mbembe    
75 Abi, Boki, Ugep (Yakurr), Yala, Ikom, Obudu, Cross Rivers State New Yam Festival 18th – 30th September  
76 Nko, Ogoja, Obanku and Obubra, Cross Rivers State Boat Regatta 2nd week September  
77 Bakassi, Calabar, Odukpani, Akpabuyo, Calabar South, Abi, Yakurr and Biase Cross Rivers State Wrestling Festival October – December  
78 Bakassi, Calabar, Odukpani, Akpabuyo, and Akamkpa, Cross Rivers State Masquerade Festiver Dec.- Feb, April – May  
79 Calabar, Cross Rivers State Calabar Festival December  
80 Ode Itsekiri, Delta State Aweriweri Festival January  
81 Ughelli North, Delta State Edjenu Festival Once or Twice in a life time  
82 Oshimili South, Delta State Ezibo Festival Asaba October  
83 Asaba Delta State Inne Festival    
84 Ndokwa East, Delta State Ikenga Festival    
85 Aniocha South, Delta State Ogbanigbe Festival, Obior November  
86 Ika North East, Delta State 1st Eke Day Umunede After Easter  
87 Asaba, Delta State Delta State Tourism Expo April  
88 Asaba, Delta State Anioma Cultural Festival 3 Days (Easter Weekend)  
89 Uzairue, Edo State Giele January  
90 Iyamho, Edo State Urua January (every 2 years)  
91 Ayaram and Ogbe, Edo State Egonide January (every 6 years)  
92 Fuga and Ogbona, Edo State Okhe January (every 2 years)  
93 Uruere, Edo State Ohunomo-Iman Festival January  
94 Otuo, Edo State Igugu Festival January  
95 Uhen, Edo State Osogho Festival January  
96 Udo, Edo State Odighi Festival January  
97 Avbiama, Edo State Ekpo Festival January  
98 Utekon, Edo State Ise Festival January  
99 Enwan, Edo State Emomorhe Festival March (Every 40 years)  
100 Ivbia-baba, Edo State Uzo Festival March  
101 Okpe, Edo State Ikufemi Festival March  
102 Enwan, Edo State Crughaze Festival March (Every 40 years)  
103 Makere, Edo State Iloji Festival March  
104 Ekao Edo State Ukpe-Uda Wrestling Festival March  
105 Okokhuo, Iguogho and Ekhoe, Edo State Ikhokho, Festival March  
106 Igarra, Edo State Ugbete, Festival April  
107 Ozalla, Edo State Ivbamen, Festival April  
108 Sabongidda and Oke-Sabo, Edo State Ukpako, Festival April (every 3 years)  
109 Imeri and Ososo, Edo State Ebongi, Festival May (every 5 days)  
110 Idoa, Edo State Ukpe, Festival May  
111 Somorika, Edo state Ofarhe, Festival June  
112 Ewu, Edo state Ighele Festival June  
113 Imoga, Edo state Eria Festival June  
114 Ojirami, Edo state Ubgomi Festival June  
115 Okhuesan, Edo state Ikpede Festival June  
116 Ivbimion Clan, Edo state Iseke Festival June  
117 South Umene and Anegbete, Edo State Esali Festival July  
118 Uromi, Edo State Amukpe Festival August  
119 Uromi, Edo State Oto-Uromi, Festival August  
120 Otuo, Edo State Ikhehevbo, Festival August (Every 10 years)  
121 Okhuahe, Iguomo and Ohovbe Edo State Ikpoleki, Festival August  
122 Evboesi, Edo State Isiokuo August  
123 Uneme-Nekhua, Edo State Usereni, Festival September  
124 Igbidi, Edo State Ikhiolo Festival September  
125 Ekao, Edo State Ukpe-Ekpahe, Festival September  
126 Benin, Edo State Eho, Festival September  
127 Imoga, Edo state Isihionua, Festival November (Every 7 years)  
128 Ora, Edo State Owewe, Festival November (Every 3 years)  
129 Ora, Edo State Eghere, Festival November (Every 3 years)  
130 Benin, Edo State Bronze Festival 29th Nov.- 1st Dec.  
131 Ijero Ekiti, Ekiti State Ijero Cultural Festival August  
132 Kaltungo, Gombe State Kaltungo Cultural Festival / Pand Tungo Safari Fiesta April or December  
133 Ikolo, Igbo Etiti, Enugu State Odo Festival Every 2 years  
134 Imilike Isi Uzo, Enugu State Chukwu Festival January  
135 Ochima Igbo Etiti, Enugu State Umuada Festival January  
136 Asada Uzo Uwani Obina Festival January  
137 Umuaga Udi, Enugu State Iheaneke Festival January  
138 5 Emirate Councils of Jigawa State Eid Fitri Festival (Durbar) 1st -3rd Islamic Calendar  
139 5 Emirate Councils of Jigawa State Eid Kabir Festival (Durbar) 10th – 12th Islamic Calendar  
140 Various Locations within Jigawa State Sharo Festival (Fulani Beating) After Harvest  
141 Hadejia and Gumel Emirates Sallar Gani Festival (Durbar) 12th Islamic Calendar  
142 Various Locations within Jigawa State Horse Racing After Harvest  
143 Birnin Kudu, Jigawa State Dodo Festival After Harvest  
144 Babura and Garki, Jigawa State Wasan Makafi Wedding Ceremonies  
145 Babura and Garki, Jigawa State Wasan Makera Wedding Ceremonies  
146 Kaduna State Tuk-Ham Cultural Festival    
147 Kaduna, Kaduna State Afan Festival January  
148 Kaduna, Kaduna State Kaduna International Trade Fair February  
149 Lafiagi, Kwara State Chewuru Cultural and Water Festival 25th – 27th Dec.  
150 Kano, Kano State Eid Durbar Sallah Day  
151 Kano, Kano State Hawan Daushe Durbar Day after Sallah  
152 Kano, Kano State Hawan Nassarawa Third day of Sallah  
153 Zuru, Kebbi State Uhola Cultural Festival 2nd Week Feb. – End of March  
154 Argungu, Kebbi State Argungu International Fishing Festival March  
155 Ogori, Kogi State Ovie Osese Festival April—–  
156 Esie, Kwara State Esie Festival April  
157 Lagos, Lagos State Black Heritage Festival August  
158 Lagos, Lagos State AKWAABA Travel Market October  
159 Lagos, Lagos State Lagos International Trade Fair November  
160 Lagos, Lagos State Eyo Masquerade Not fixed  
161 Keana, Nasarawa State Oyarore Salt Festival November  
162 Kaura L.G. Kagoro, Niger State Afan Cultural Festival    
163 Ilaro, Ogun State Orona Ilaro Festival Mid November  
164 Ijebu Ode, Ogun State Ojude Oba Festival November  
165 Owo, Ondo State Igogo Festival    
166 Osun, Osun State Osun Osogbo Cultural Festival August  
167 Ile-Ife, Osun State Olojo Festival October  
168 Oyo, Oyo State Oranyan Festival 2nd Week Sept.  
169 Oyo, Oyo State Sango Festival 20th -29th August  
170 Ikoyi-Ile, Oyo State Aantete Cultural Festival Last quarter of the year  
171 Pankshin , Plateau State Pusdung Cultural Festival April  
172 Plateau State Puuskaat Festival May  
173 Isiokpo, Rivers State Utee Festival, Ubima 27th -30th September  
174 Omuma, Rivers State Iriji Festival Amaji    
175 Degema, Rivers State Iria Performances    
176 Ogoni, Rivers State Ikpon Masquerade Festival    
177 Obiakpo, Rivers State Egele Festival Rumuokoro 1st Saturday December  
178 Kana / Ogoru Rivers State Nwalambia Festival Kpean    
179 Asari, Degema, Akuku Toru, Rivers State Owu Apu Sun Festival December  
180 Bonny Island, Rivers State Nwaolam Festival 25th Dec.-1st January  
181 Andoni, Rivers State Ngugbengbe Festival Ikuru July  
182 Andoni, Rivers State Egbukgbe Festival, Akuru January  
183 Andoni, Rivers State Ekwukwacha Ngo 1st January  
184 Obiakpoi, Rivers State Onuoha Festival Rumuolumini April-May (every 4 years)  
185 Emuoha, Rivers State Ohaga Ukwu Festival, Elibrada April-May  
186 Bonny Island, Rivers State Owogbo Festival    
187 Bonny Island, Rivers State Okonko Festival    
188 Ikwere and Ogba/Egbem, Rivers State New Yam Festival    
189 Degema, Rivers State Wrestling Festival    
190 Bonny Island, Rivers State War Canoe Display/ Regatta    
191 Port Harcourt, River State RIVIFEST Carnival    
192 Port Harcourt, Rivers State Garden City Literary Festival    
193 Taraba, Taraba State Nwoyo Fishing Festival April  
194 Pategi Kwara State Pategi Boat Regatta April  
195 Makurdi, Benue State Kwaghir Puppet Nov/Dec  
196 Benin,Edo State Igue Festival December  
197 Biakpan, Cross River State Biakpan Slave Trade Re-enactment

Festival

South-South  
198 Osun State Oodua Festival January  
199 Kwara, State Awon Mass Festival Oct/Nov  
200 Badagary, Lagos Olokun Festival October  
201 Ogun State Owu Day Celebration October  
202 Ekiti State Usi Day Celebration August  
203 Saki Oyo State Beere Festival April/May  
204 Niger State Nupe Day Celebration` June  
205 Isele Uku, Delta State Ineh Festival September `
206 Minna, Niger State Durbar During Sallah