- January 25-27 Kumbh Mela in Allahabad, India
- February 2-12 Venice Carnival
- February 28 Non-leap year
- March 2013 New assemblies post-election in Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura
- April 3 Sixth edition of Indian Premier League (IPL) begins.
- May 2013: Elections in Karnataka get over.
- May 10 Annular solar eclipse (from west Australia to across the central Pacific Ocean).
- May 26-Jun 9 French Open in Paris
- Jun 24-Jul 7 Wimbledon in London, England
- July 10-Aug 25 Cricket, Ashes, England-Oz
- August 10-18 World Athletics Championships, Moscow, Russia
- October 6-15 East Asian Games, Tianjin, China
- November Hybrid solar eclipse, off the eastern coast of the United States to across the Atlantic and central Africa
29th World Economic Forum on India
Indian Mars probe Mangalyaan scheduled