Dipawali or Diwali is the festival of Lights and one of the most significant, biggest and the brightest festivals of the Hindu Religion. It's the festival of lights (deep = light and avali = a row i.e., a row of lights) that's marked by five days of celebration, which literally illuminates the country with its brilliance & dazzles all with its joy.  As per Hindu Calendar, Dipawali is celebrated for five days, commencing on Dhanteras (13th lunar day of dark fortnight in the month of Aswin ) & concluding on Bhaibeej ( 2nd lunar day of lunar fortnight in the month of Karthik ). In accordance with the English Calendar, this festival of lights falls between the mid of October and mid of November. In the year 2017, the festival of Dipawali will commence on Tuesday, 17th of October, 2017 which is Dhanteras and will conclude on Saturday, 21st of October, 2017 which is Bhai Dooj. Click Here to know more about Deepawali

Five days of Celebration :
Tuesday, 17th October - Dhanteras
Wednesday, 18th October - Kaali Chaudash
Thursday, 19th October - Diwali
Friday, 20th October - Gowardhan Puja
Saturday, 21st October - Bhai Dooj or Bhaiya Dooj