November 02: Perunnal, Parunnala Church, Thiruvalla, Pathanamthitta:
(11 km from Thiruvalla)

Highlights: Ceremonial procession of the holy cross, in which thousands of devotees from all over Kerala participate. (Every year Nov.02) 

November 02: Mannarasala Aayilyam, Harippad, Alappuzha:This two-day festival is celebrated with much religious fervour. An Ezhunnallathu (royal outing) ceremony is conducted on the second day, when the idol of temple deity, Nagaraja (Serpent God) is carried out by the temple priestess in a procession. Devotees carrying Urulis (bell metal vessel used for the rare offering, Urulikamazhthal) and colourful parasols participate in it.
November 13-15: Kalpathy Ratholsavam, Sree Viswanathaswamy Temple, Palakkad: (3 km from Palakkad town) This is a spectacular festival where beautifully decorated temple chariots are drawn through the streets by thousands of devotees. The festival lasts seven days. Kalpathy, an early Tamil Brahmin settlement is also known as Dakshin kasi (the Varanasi of the south)

Highlights:: Vedic recitals; Cultural programmes. Deity of the temple: Lord Siva. (Nov.13-15)

November 20: Ashtami festival, Mahadeva Temple, Vaikom :(40 km from Kochi).This is a thirteen-day festival, with the Ashtami festivities on the twelfth day.

Highlights: Ritual procession of the temple idols; All-night Kathakali performance; Classical music recitals and Elephant procession. Deity of the temple: Lord Siva

November 21: Feast of Christ, Madre Deus Church, Vettukad, Thiruvananthapuram : : (14 km from Thiruvananthapuram).This church sees thousands of pilgrims during the festival.

Highlights: High Mass; Vespers; a two-hour-long Holy Eucharistic procession and benediction. Nativity feast of the Blessed Virgin Mary is also celebrated with great religious fervour. (Every year third week of Now)

December 06-15: Theyyam festival, Perumthitta Tharawad, Kottamkuzhy, Kassaragod:(2009-Dec.06-15)

December 25: Christmas: Kerala, which houses the oldest church in India, has a strong population of Christians. Christmas is celebrated with great fervour and gaiety all over the state.

December 28-Jan 01, 2009:: A variety of Theyyam like Elayor theyyam, Chamundi theyyam, Panchoorla theyyam, Muthor theyyam etc. are presented during the festival. The most outstanding folk ritual art of Kerala, a Theyyam represents a mythological, divine or heroic character.
(Every year Dec. 28-Jan.01)