Kodai Vizah, the Summer Festival is celebrated every year during the months of May and June. It is a three day festival organised to showcase the culture, customs and traditions of the tribal population residing in the Yelagiri Hills. It has become a major tourist attraction in the past few years. Locals, people from neighbouring villages and tourist throng the place during this time of the year.
Ministers, Government Officials and local administrators such as Panchayat unions and local headmen are invited to this festival. The otherwise quiet place suddenly bursts with activity and noise on these days. Lot of cultural programmes are organised in this festival. Amidst all the gaiety, many welfare measures are also announced for the benefit of the tribes during this time. If you are a fan of tribal cultures and want to experience more than peace and serenity in Yelagiri, this festival is just the right time to be there.