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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