Payippad boat race is among one of the popular boat races of state kerala which held evry year. The famous boat race attracts thousands of spectators from all around the world to become the witness of grand event.Payippadu near Harippad in the state is the venue place where the boat race is organised.
Time to Celebrate:
Payippad boat race is held every year in between the month of August or September.
The main attractions of the boat race are the large sized boats which may be 100 feet long, decorated traditionally by the local craftsmen. These boats are called snake boats due to its shape. The boats can carries more than hundred of people in a time who are the combined mix of musicians,dancers who accompany the oarsmen during their compitition. They are equally contribute the event by making the whole atmosphere charging and lively which fulfilled the participants and spectators with energy and enthusiasm.