Esala Perahera – Kandy (July - Aug (Dates based on the Full Moon Poya Day - 8/9 Day Festival))
The Kandy Perahera is celebrated annually ever since the sacred Tooth Relic of the Buddha was brought to Sri Lanka during the reign of King Kirthi Sri Meghavanna during 300 A.D. (16th – 20th Kumbal Perahera, 21st – 25th Randoli Perahera, 26th Day Perahera).