One of the most colorful and popular festival of Goa is the Goa Carnival. The carnival takes place in the month of February. Goa carnival is a three day festival which is all about fun, frolic, amusement and merry-making. Goa carnival is the most awaited event of the year and people start their preparations months before. Goa Carnival is essentially a Christian festival but irrespective of their religion all goans participate in this festival with full enthusiasm.