A ten day Arattu Festival is celebrated at Swami Janaradana Temple in March on the day of Uthram. Arattu is the ceremonial procession taken out at the end of ten day celebration. Other popular cultural attractions of the region are the Kaliyoot Festival and Meenabharani Festival at the Sarakara Devi Temple. Kaliyoot is an art form describing the confrontation between Goddess Bhadrakali and Evil Darika and Darika’s eventual extermination. It is an elaborate and colourful dance-drama performance for celebrating the presiding deity. Meenabharani Festival is a ten day festival witness to a number of rituals and ceremonies such as Kodiyettu, Arat and Pallivetta. Sivagiri Matha is also host to a number of cultural shows, processions and community feasts. Navarathri Sangeetholsavam and Vijayadesami Vidyarambam are other cultural events popular in the region.