The Uthralikkavu Pooram, is one of the most important festivals of Thrissur District. This eight-day long festival is dedicated to Goddess Kali, and is celebrated at the Sree Ruthira Mahakalikavu Temple in Wadakkanchery, usually in the month of February. The temple is located about 20 kilometers away from Thrissur town. The highlight of this festival is the day and night elephant processions. The final day of the festival is celebrated as pooram day. The main attraction of the festival is a massive fireworks display.