Public holidays and observances in Azerbaijan

Year 2019

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Tuesday New Year's Day National holiday
January 2 Wednesday New Year's Day (Day 2) National holiday
January 20 Sunday Martyrs’ Day Public Holiday
January 21 Monday Martyrs’ Day observed Public Holiday
March 8 Friday Women's Day Observance
March 20 Wednesday Nowruz Observance
March 21 Thursday Nowruz/Spring Holiday Public Holiday
March 21 Thursday March equinox Season
March 22 Friday Nowruz/Spring Holiday Public Holiday
March 23 Saturday Nowruz/Spring Holiday Public Holiday
March 24 Sunday Nowruz/Spring Holiday Public Holiday
March 25 Monday Nowruz/Spring Holiday Public Holiday
March 26 Tuesday Nowruz/Spring Holiday Public Holiday
May 9 Thursday Victory Day over Fascism Public Holiday
May 28 Tuesday Republic Day Public Holiday
June 4 Tuesday Ramadan holiday Public Holiday
June 5 Wednesday Ramadan holiday Public Holiday
June 15 Saturday Day of National Salvation of the Azerbaijani People Public Holiday
June 17 Monday Day of National Salvation of the Azerbaijani People observed Public Holiday
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
June 26 Wednesday Azerbaijan Armed Forces Day Public Holiday
August 11 Sunday Feast of the Sacrifice Public Holiday
August 12 Monday Feast of the Sacrifice (day 2) Public Holiday
August 13 Tuesday Feast of the Sacrifice (day 3) Public Holiday
September 23 Monday September equinox Season
October 18 Friday National Independence Day Public Holiday
November 9 Saturday State Flag Day of Azerbaijan Public Holiday
November 11 Monday State Flag Day of Azerbaijan observed Public Holiday
November 12 Tuesday Constitution Day Public Holiday
November 17 Sunday National Revival Day Public Holiday
December 22 Sunday December Solstice Season
December 31 Tuesday World Azerbaijanis Solidarity Day Public Holiday
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2020

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday New Year's Day National holiday
January 2 Thursday New Year's Day (Day 2) National holiday
January 20 Monday Martyrs’ Day Public Holiday
March 8 Sunday Women's Day Observance
March 9 Monday Women's Day observed Public Holiday
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
March 20 Friday Nowruz Observance
March 21 Saturday Nowruz/Spring Holiday Public Holiday
March 22 Sunday Nowruz/Spring Holiday Public Holiday
March 23 Monday Nowruz/Spring Holiday Public Holiday
March 24 Tuesday Nowruz/Spring Holiday Public Holiday
March 25 Wednesday Nowruz/Spring Holiday Public Holiday
March 26 Thursday Nowruz/Spring Holiday Public Holiday
May 9 Saturday Victory Day over Fascism Public Holiday
May 11 Monday Victory Day over Fascism observed Public Holiday
May 24 Sunday Ramadan holiday Public Holiday
May 25 Monday Ramadan holiday Public Holiday
May 26 Tuesday Ramadan holiday Public Holiday
May 28 Thursday Republic Day Public Holiday
June 15 Monday Day of National Salvation of the Azerbaijani People Public Holiday
June 21 Sunday June Solstice Season
June 26 Friday Azerbaijan Armed Forces Day Public Holiday
July 31 Friday Feast of the Sacrifice Public Holiday
August 1 Saturday Feast of the Sacrifice (day 2) Public Holiday
August 3 Monday Feast of the Sacrifice (day 3) Public Holiday
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
October 18 Sunday National Independence Day Public Holiday
November 9 Monday State Flag Day of Azerbaijan Public Holiday
November 12 Thursday Constitution Day Public Holiday
November 17 Tuesday National Revival Day Public Holiday
December 21 Monday December Solstice Season
December 31 Thursday World Azerbaijanis Solidarity Day Public Holiday
December 31 Thursday New Year's Eve Observance