Public holidays and observances in Kazakhstan

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 2) Public Holiday
January 7 Monday Orthodox Christmas Day Orthodox holiday
March 8 Friday International Women's Day United Nations observance
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
March 21 Thursday Nauryz Public Holiday
March 22 Friday Nauryz (Day 2) Public Holiday
March 23 Saturday Nauryz (Day 3) Public Holiday
March 25 Monday Nauryz (Day 3) observed Public Holiday
May 1 Wednesday Unity Day Public Holiday
May 7 Tuesday Defender of the Fatherland Day Public Holiday
May 9 Thursday Victory Day Public Holiday
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
July 6 Saturday Day of the Capital Public Holiday
July 8 Monday Day of the Capital observed Public Holiday
August 12 Monday Kurban Bairam Public Holiday
August 30 Friday Constitution Day Public Holiday
September 23 Monday September equinox Season
December 1 Sunday Day of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Public Holiday
December 2 Monday Day of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan observed Public Holiday
December 16 Monday Independence Day Public Holiday
December 17 Tuesday Independence Day (day 2) National holiday
December 22 Sunday December Solstice Season
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 2) Public Holiday
January 7 Tuesday Orthodox Christmas Day Orthodox holiday
March 8 Sunday International Women's Day United Nations observance
March 9 Monday International Women's Day observed Public Holiday
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
March 21 Saturday Nauryz Public Holiday
March 22 Sunday Nauryz (Day 2) Public Holiday
March 23 Monday Nauryz (Day 3) Public Holiday
March 23 Monday Nauryz observed Public Holiday
March 23 Monday Nauryz (Day 2) observed Public Holiday
May 1 Friday Unity Day Public Holiday
May 7 Thursday Defender of the Fatherland Day Public Holiday
May 9 Saturday Victory Day Public Holiday
May 11 Monday Victory Day observed Public Holiday
June 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
July 6 Monday Day of the Capital Public Holiday
July 31 Friday Kurban Bairam Public Holiday
August 30 Sunday Constitution Day Public Holiday
August 31 Monday Constitution Day observed Public Holiday
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
December 1 Tuesday Day of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Public Holiday
December 16 Wednesday Independence Day Public Holiday
December 17 Thursday Independence Day (day 2) National holiday
December 21 Monday December Solstice Season
December 31 Thursday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2021

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Friday New Year's Day National holiday
January 2 Saturday New Year's (Day 2) Public Holiday
January 4 Monday New Year's (Day 2) observed Public Holiday
January 7 Thursday Orthodox Christmas Day Orthodox holiday
March 8 Monday International Women's Day United Nations observance
March 20 Saturday March equinox Season
March 21 Sunday Nauryz Public Holiday
March 22 Monday Nauryz observed Public Holiday
March 22 Monday Nauryz (Day 2) Public Holiday
March 23 Tuesday Nauryz (Day 3) Public Holiday
May 1 Saturday Unity Day Public Holiday
May 3 Monday Unity Day observed Public Holiday
May 7 Friday Defender of the Fatherland Day Public Holiday
May 9 Sunday Victory Day Public Holiday
May 10 Monday Victory Day observed Public Holiday
June 21 Monday June Solstice Season
July 6 Tuesday Day of the Capital Public Holiday
July 20 Tuesday Kurban Bairam Public Holiday
August 30 Monday Constitution Day Public Holiday
September 23 Thursday September equinox Season
December 1 Wednesday Day of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Public Holiday
December 16 Thursday Independence Day Public Holiday
December 17 Friday Independence Day (day 2) National holiday
December 21 Tuesday December Solstice Season
December 31 Friday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2022

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Saturday New Year's Day National holiday
January 2 Sunday New Year's (Day 2) Public Holiday
January 3 Monday New Year's (Day 2) observed Public Holiday
January 3 Monday New Year's Day observed Public Holiday
January 7 Friday Orthodox Christmas Day Orthodox holiday
March 8 Tuesday International Women's Day United Nations observance
March 20 Sunday March equinox Season
March 21 Monday Nauryz Public Holiday
March 22 Tuesday Nauryz (Day 2) Public Holiday
March 23 Wednesday Nauryz (Day 3) Public Holiday
May 1 Sunday Unity Day Public Holiday
May 2 Monday Unity Day observed Public Holiday
May 7 Saturday Defender of the Fatherland Day Public Holiday
May 9 Monday Victory Day Public Holiday
May 9 Monday Defender of the Fatherland Day observed Public Holiday
June 21 Tuesday June Solstice Season
July 6 Wednesday Day of the Capital Public Holiday
July 10 Sunday Kurban Bairam Public Holiday
August 30 Tuesday Constitution Day Public Holiday
September 23 Friday September equinox Season
December 1 Thursday Day of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan Public Holiday
December 16 Friday Independence Day Public Holiday
December 17 Saturday Independence Day (day 2) National holiday
December 19 Monday Independence Day (Day 2) observed Public Holiday
December 22 Thursday December Solstice Season
December 31 Saturday New Year's Eve Observance