Thirunakkara festival is a Mahadeva Temple at Kottayam, on the Thirunakkara Hill. The temple is one of the important Shiva temples at Kottayam. The grandest festival of this temple is the "Arattu Utsavam" lasting for ten days from the 1st of Meenam (March-April).. In the fair held in connection with the Utsavam, industrial and agricultural products are exhibited and sold. The highlights of the festival are the cultural programmes and variety entertainments staged during the festive days.