Public holidays and observances in Russian Federation

Year 2019

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Tuesday New Year's Day National holiday
January 2 Wednesday New Year Holiday Week National holiday
January 3 Thursday New Year Holiday Week National holiday
January 4 Friday New Year Holiday Week National holiday
January 7 Monday Orthodox Christmas Day Orthodox holiday
January 8 Tuesday New Year Holiday Week National holiday
January 14 Monday Old New Year Observance
February 14 Thursday Valentine's Day Observance
February 23 Saturday Defender of the Fatherland Day Public Holiday
February 25 Monday Defender of the Fatherland Day observed Public Holiday
February 27 Wednesday Special Operations Forces Day De facto holiday
March 8 Friday International Women's Day United Nations observance
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
April 28 Sunday Orthodox Easter Day Observance and Orthodox holiday
May 1 Wednesday Spring and Labor Day National holiday
May 2 Thursday Spring and Labor Day Holiday Working day (moved weekend)
May 3 Friday Spring and Labor Day Holiday Working day (moved weekend)
May 9 Thursday Victory Day Public Holiday
June 12 Wednesday Russia Day National holiday
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
September 23 Monday September equinox Season
November 4 Monday Unity Day Public Holiday
December 22 Sunday December Solstice Season

Year 2020

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday New Year's Day National holiday
January 2 Thursday New Year Holiday Week National holiday
January 3 Friday New Year Holiday Week National holiday
January 6 Monday New Year Holiday Week National holiday
January 7 Tuesday Orthodox Christmas Day Orthodox holiday
January 8 Wednesday New Year Holiday Week National holiday
January 14 Tuesday Old New Year Observance
February 14 Friday Valentine's Day Observance
February 23 Sunday Defender of the Fatherland Day Public Holiday
February 24 Monday Defender of the Fatherland Day observed Public Holiday
February 27 Thursday Special Operations Forces Day De facto 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
April 19 Sunday Orthodox Easter Day Observance and Orthodox holiday
May 1 Friday Spring and Labor Day National holiday
May 9 Saturday Victory Day Public Holiday
May 11 Monday Victory Day observed Public Holiday
June 12 Friday Russia Day National holiday
June 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
November 4 Wednesday Unity Day Public Holiday
December 21 Monday December Solstice Season

Year 2021

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Friday New Year's Day National holiday
January 4 Monday New Year Holiday Week National holiday
January 5 Tuesday New Year Holiday Week National holiday
January 6 Wednesday New Year Holiday Week National holiday
January 7 Thursday Orthodox Christmas Day Orthodox holiday
January 8 Friday New Year Holiday Week National holiday
January 14 Thursday Old New Year Observance
February 14 Sunday Valentine's Day Observance
February 23 Tuesday Defender of the Fatherland Day Public Holiday
February 27 Saturday Special Operations Forces Day De facto holiday
March 8 Monday International Women's Day United Nations observance
March 11 Thursday Isra and Mi'raj Muslim holiday
March 20 Saturday March equinox Season
April 13 Tuesday Ramadan starts Public Holiday
May 1 Saturday Spring and Labor Day National holiday
May 2 Sunday Orthodox Easter Day Observance and Orthodox holiday
May 3 Monday Spring and Labor Day observed National holiday
May 8 Saturday Lailat al-Qadr Public Holiday
May 9 Sunday Victory Day Public Holiday
May 10 Monday Victory Day observed Public Holiday
May 13 Thursday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
June 12 Saturday Russia Day National holiday
June 14 Monday Russia Day observed National holiday
June 21 Monday June Solstice Season
July 20 Tuesday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
August 10 Tuesday Muharram Public Holiday
September 1 Wednesday Day of Knowledge Observance
September 22 Wednesday September equinox Season
October 19 Tuesday The Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday
November 4 Thursday Unity Day Public Holiday
December 21 Tuesday December Solstice Season

Year 2022

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Saturday New Year's Day National holiday
January 3 Monday New Year Holiday Week National holiday
January 4 Tuesday New Year Holiday Week National holiday
January 5 Wednesday New Year Holiday Week National holiday
January 6 Thursday New Year Holiday Week National holiday
January 7 Friday Orthodox Christmas Day Orthodox holiday
January 14 Friday Old New Year Observance
February 14 Monday Valentine's Day Observance
February 23 Wednesday Defender of the Fatherland Day Public Holiday
February 27 Sunday Special Operations Forces Day De facto holiday
March 1 Tuesday Isra and Mi'raj Muslim holiday
March 8 Tuesday International Women's Day United Nations observance
March 20 Sunday March equinox Season
April 3 Sunday Ramadan starts Public Holiday
April 24 Sunday Orthodox Easter Day Observance and Orthodox holiday
April 28 Thursday Lailat al-Qadr Public Holiday
May 1 Sunday Spring and Labor Day National holiday
May 2 Monday Spring and Labor Day observed National holiday
May 3 Tuesday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
May 9 Monday Victory Day Public Holiday
June 12 Sunday Russia Day National holiday
June 13 Monday Russia Day observed National holiday
June 21 Tuesday June Solstice Season
July 10 Sunday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
July 30 Saturday Muharram Public Holiday
September 1 Thursday Day of Knowledge Observance
September 23 Friday September equinox Season
October 8 Saturday The Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday
November 4 Friday Unity Day Public Holiday
December 22 Thursday December Solstice Season