Vinayaka Chaturthi is celebrated in every Lunar month or Hindu calendar month on the fourth day of Shukla Paksha (bright lunar phase).
Just like Sankashti, Vinayak Chaturthi is another auspicious day for worship of Lord Ganesha.
Vinayaka Chaturthi during Bhadrapada month is known as Ganesha Chaturthi.
Many devotees of Lord Ganesha observe a fast on Vinayaka Chaturthi / Ganesh Chaturthi and Ganesha Puja is done on this day during afternoon which is midday according to Hindu calendar. This puja is known as madhyahana puja.
Please find below the dates of Vinayaka Chaturthi (विनायक चतुर्थी) in the calendar year 2017.
Vinayaka Chaturthi 2017 Dates :
|31st January 2017||Tuesday||Vinayaka Chaturthi|
|2nd March 2017||Thursday||Vinayaka Chaturthi|
|31st March 2017||Friday||Vinayaka Chaturthi|
|29th April 2017||Saturday||Vinayaka Chaturthi|
|29th May 2017||Monday||Vinayaka Chaturthi|
|26th June 2017||Monday||Vinayaka Chaturthi|
|26th July 2017||Wednesday||Vinayaka Chaturthi|
|25th August 2017||Friday||Ganesh Chaturthi|
|23rd September 2017||Friday||Vinayaka Chaturthi|
|23rd October 2017||Monday||Vinayaka Chaturthi|
|22nd November 2017||Wednesday||Vinayaka Chaturthi|
|22nd December 2017||Tuesday||Vinayaka Chaturthi|