Fast, Fair and Festivals of India Fast, Fair and Festivals of India
Celebrated In : Alappuzha, Kerala
Centre of Activity : St. Andrews Forane Church
In the month of : January
Duration : 10 days
The annual festival of the St. Andrews Forane Church at Arthunkal near Alappuzha is held in the month of January. This ten-day festival held in the name of St. Sebastian is attended by thousands of devotees from all parts of the State.

They express their gratitude by crawling on their knees from the nearby beach to the church. On the last day, a grand religious procession is taken out from the church to the nearby beach.
St. Andrews Forane Church