Diwali festival season starts with Durga Puja. Durga Puja is celebrated during same time as Vijaya Dashmi..
1. Dhanetras (Dhanatrayodashi) is the first day or rather the eve of the day on which the festival begins.
2. Narakachaturdashi which is also known as Kalichoudas or Bali Pratipada is the second day.
3. Lakshmi Pujan is done on the third day.
4. Govardhan Puja is performed on the fourth day in North India and Bhaiyadooj is the fifth day and the last day.
On this day, the people of North India buy gold and silver vessels, ornaments, etc., on Dhanetras. It is the day of Kuber and considered auspicious to buy some tangible goods.