Puttu festival – 02nd September 2017:
Clients those who arrive at Madurai on this day will not be able to visit the Madurai Meenakshi temple. But they do have an option of witnessing this festival on the same day evening 6:00 pm at Puttuthopu Thidal near Arappalayam at Madurai.
Float festival – 31st of January 2018:
Each and every year float festival (Known as Theppam festival in Tamil) is celebrated during January- February (On the day of Poosam star) on a full moon day at Shri Mariamman temple Theppakulam – A Large Tank. In a Decorated palanquin, The Idols of Sri Meenakshi Amman, Swami Sundareshwarar are taken to the Theppakulam. Huge crowd are gathered at this place to witness this festival.
Due to this, Shri Meenakshi Amman Temple remains closed on that day and the guests will not be able unable to visit the temple but, alternatively they can witness this festival at Shri Mariamman Temple.