annual feast of the Pattambi Mosque situated 61 kms from
Palakkad, falls in the first week of
February. About 70- 80 tuskers are lined up for the festival.
Throngs of believers from all corners of the state attend this festival, which is held in memory of Aloor Valiya Pookunjkoya Thangal - a Muslim saint of South Malabar.
The town is illuminated brilliantly and a pageant replete with traditional musical ensembles like 'Panchavadyam' and 'Thayambaka' is taken out in the night. Various art forms get under way on the banks of the river Bharathappuzha.