National Holidays in Russia

DateHoliday NameHoliday Type
1 JanNew Year’s DayNational holiday 
2 JanNew Year Holiday WeekNational holiday 
3 JanNew Year Holiday WeekNational holiday 
4 JanNew Year Holiday WeekNational holiday 
5 JanNew Year Holiday WeekNational holiday 
7 JanOrthodox Christmas DayNational holiday, Orthodox 
8 JanNew Year Holiday WeekNational holiday 
14 JanOld New YearObservance 
14 FebValentine’s DayObservance 
23 FebDefender of the Fatherland DayNational holiday 
27 FebSpecial Operations Forces DayDe facto holiday 
8 MarInternational Women’s DayNational holiday 
9 MarBridge Public holidayNational holiday 
20 MarMarch EquinoxSeason 
8 AprOrthodox Easter DayObservance, Orthodox 
13 AprIsra and Mi’rajMuslim 
28 AprSpecial working dayWorking day (replacement) 
30 AprSpring and Labor Day HolidayNational holiday 
1 MaySpring and Labor DayNational holiday 
2 MaySpring and Labor Day HolidayNational holiday 
9 MayVictory DayNational holiday 
16 MayRamadan startsMuslim 
9 JunSpecial working dayWorking day (replacement) 
10 JunLailat al-QadrMuslim 
11 JunRussia Day WeekendNational holiday 
12 JunRussia DayNational holiday 
15 JunEid al-FitrMuslim 
21 JunJune SolsticeSeason 
22 AugEid al-AdhaMuslim 
1 SepDay of KnowledgeDe facto holiday 
12 SepMuharramMuslim 
23 SepSeptember EquinoxSeason 
4 NovUnity DayNational holiday 
5 NovUnity Day observedNational holiday 
21 NovThe Prophet’s BirthdayMuslim 
22 DecDecember SolsticeSeason 
29 DecSpecial working dayWorking day (replacement) 
31 DecExtra holiday in lieu of Dec. 29National holiday 

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