As in other districts of Kerala, Thrissur also has its share of important Snake Boat races in its scenic backwater and river stretches. All the boat races fall during the months of August / September / October mostly around Onam. The important boat races are listed below:

  • Kottappuram Muziris Boat race – Kodungallur Backwaters; this boat race has been included under Champions Boat race League.
  • Kandassankadavu Boat race – In Canoli Canal and Enamavu Backwaters; It falls on the day after Thiruvonam.
  • Thriprayar Jalolsavam – In the river front of Thriprayar Sreerama Temple.