Payippad Jalotsavam is a three day water festival. Its conducted in
which is 35 km from Alappuzha district of Kerala state in south Payippad Lake . There is a close relation between this Payippad boat race and India in Haripad. Subramanya Swamy Temple
The people of the Haripad village decided to build a Sree Ayyappan temple. Before the installation of the idol the people had a vision that they should install the idol of Sri Subramanya Swamy which they will find in the Kayamkulam river. The exact location of the idol will be under a whirlpool in the river. The people found the idol as per the vision and brought back Subramanya vigrah in a boat, escorted by the devotees in other boats ceremoniously. In remembrance of this event a three day water festival is conducted each year, the famous Payippad Jalotsavam.