Precise date of Ugadi Festival for the year 2017 is 28th March – Tuesday.
Starting time – 08.27 am Sukla Padyami 28.03.2017 (Tuesday) and finishes at 5.45 am on 29.03.2017 (Wednesday).
The above time is CONCLUDED as per the DHRIK Panchangam (Drhusiddhantham) which is also confirmed by the Kanchi Kamakoti Peth and Rashtriya Panchangam.
This year all of the schools have announced holiday for Ugadhi festival on 29th of March, but fact according to the Dhrik Panchangam (Ancient Panchangam) it is on 28th March. So celebrate Ugadhi on 28th of March.