The procession of Sekaten Ceremony begins with a parade of royal servants bringing the two sets of royal gamelan named Kyai Gunturmadu and Kyai Nogowilogo to the Grand Mosque (Masjid Agung). The Gamelan are played simultaneously for seven days.
Labuhan is an offering ceremony of the sultan of Yogyakarta presented and brought to mount Merapi and Parangkusumo Beach. The offerings includes affod and privates goods of sultan are trown into Indian Ocean.
Tumplak Wajik Ceremony
Tumplak wajik is a ceremony of wajik making (Wajik, a traditional food mode of sticky rice and palm sugar) in the course of preparing Gunungan for the Garebeg ceremony.
Siraman Pusaka Ceremony
Siraman pusaka is a ceremony held to clean and purifty the ancient heirlooms such as royal coach, keris (dagger) and lances. This ceremony is sacredly held on the suro month of Javanese calendar.
Tapa bisu is an ascetism ritual by walking around the palace fortress. People walking without speaking, this tradition is held to celebrate Javanese Nyew Year Eve. On the 1st of Suro month.
Ruwatan is a sacred ceremony for the purpose of warding off misfortune especially for the sucreta (the single child, five children all boys, borned at midday, etc). Betara Kala is the sepicially story of leather puppets show perform in this event.
This is tradition to walk with blindholer between two central Banyan tree at the South square (Alun-alun Selatan). There is a belief that ones who could do this, they will grant what they have been wishing.
Garebeg is a traditional ceremony held by yogyakarta palace reflecting the sultan charity for the people. Garebeg ceremony is annually held on tree different times every year. Garebeg maulud is held on the third month of Javanese calendar commemorating the birth of Muhammad the prophet. Garebeg syawal is held on the Muslem holy day of Idul Fitri. Garebeg Besar is held on the Moslem sacrifice day of Idul Qurban.