The major festival of this temple, the “Aradhana Mahotsavam” is celebrated from the 1st of Vrishchikam to 14th of the same month of the Malyalam Era. Aradhana Festival is considered as the festival of the whole Payyanur. The Aradhana festival of payyanur is the marks beginning of the festival season of Payyanur and neighboring places. The “tidampu ezhunnellathu”(procession of the deity) accompanied by the traditional musical instruments and other sacred formalities are the main ceremony of the festival. A number of cultural events are also held along with the 14-day long Aradhana festival.