Kumarakom Boat Race, otherwise called Sree Narayana Jayanthi Boat Race is held in Vembanad Lake, one of the prime spots of Kerala Backwaters. The race is held in September consistently amid Onam celebration. In excess of 20 vessels of ious sizes and shapes take an interest in this occasion.
Despite the fact that Snake Boats take an interest in this race, the significance is given here is for Iruttukuthi, in which around 50 rowers push. The fruitful Iruttukuthi win The Sree Narayana Ever Rolling Trophy. The pontoon race is directed to praise the landing of Sri Narayana Guru, who went to Kumarakom in 1903 to introduce Kumara Mangalam Temple.
The day will start with exceptional pujas at the Kumaramangalam Temple. Preceding the beginning of vessel race, the amazing parade of nation pontoons conveying a picture of Sri Narayana Guru from Kumara Mangalam Temple will be held up to Kottathodu in Kumarakom, the scene of the watercraft race.