Public holidays and observances in Turkmenistan

Year 2020

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday New Year's Day National holiday
January 12 Sunday Geok Tepe Memorial Day Public Holiday
February 19 Wednesday State Flag of Turkmenistan Day Public Holiday
March 8 Sunday Turkmen Woman's Day Public Holiday
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
March 20 Friday Nowruz Bayram (Spring Festival) Public Holiday
April 5 Sunday A Drop of Water - A grain of Gold Observance
April 26 Sunday Turkmen Racing Horse Festival Observance
May 8 Friday Commemoration National Heroes WWII Public Holiday
May 9 Saturday Victory Day Public Holiday
May 18 Monday Day of Revival, Unity, and the Poetry of Magtymguly Public Holiday
May 24 Sunday Eid ul Fitr Public Holiday
May 24 Sunday Carpet Day Observance
June 21 Sunday Galla Bayramy (Wheat Harvest Festival) Observance
June 21 Sunday June Solstice Season
June 27 Saturday Day of Turkmen Workers of Culture and Art Public Holiday
July 31 Friday Eid ul Adha Public Holiday
August 9 Sunday Turkmen Melon Day Observance
September 13 Sunday Turkmen Bakhshi Day Observance
September 13 Sunday Day of the Workers in the Energy Sector Observance
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
October 6 Tuesday Day of Commemoration and National Mourning Public Holiday
October 27 Tuesday Independence Day Public Holiday
November 7 Saturday Health Day Observance
November 22 Sunday Harvest Festival Common Local holiday
December 6 Sunday Good Neighborliness Day Observance
December 12 Saturday Day of Neutrality 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 12 Tuesday Geok Tepe Memorial Day Public Holiday
February 19 Friday State Flag of Turkmenistan Day Public Holiday
March 8 Monday Turkmen Woman's Day Public Holiday
March 20 Saturday March equinox Season
March 20 Saturday Nowruz Bayram (Spring Festival) Public Holiday
April 4 Sunday A Drop of Water - A grain of Gold Observance
April 25 Sunday Turkmen Racing Horse Festival Observance
May 8 Saturday Commemoration National Heroes WWII Public Holiday
May 9 Sunday Victory Day Public Holiday
May 13 Thursday Eid ul Fitr Public Holiday
May 18 Tuesday Day of Revival, Unity, and the Poetry of Magtymguly Public Holiday
May 23 Sunday Carpet Day Observance
June 20 Sunday Galla Bayramy (Wheat Harvest Festival) Observance
June 21 Monday June Solstice Season
June 27 Sunday Day of Turkmen Workers of Culture and Art Public Holiday
July 20 Tuesday Eid ul Adha Public Holiday
August 8 Sunday Turkmen Melon Day Observance
September 12 Sunday Turkmen Bakhshi Day Observance
September 12 Sunday Day of the Workers in the Energy Sector Observance
September 23 Thursday September equinox Season
October 6 Wednesday Day of Commemoration and National Mourning Public Holiday
October 27 Wednesday Independence Day Public Holiday
November 6 Saturday Health Day Observance
November 28 Sunday Harvest Festival Common Local holiday
December 5 Sunday Good Neighborliness Day Observance
December 12 Sunday Day of Neutrality 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 12 Wednesday Geok Tepe Memorial Day Public Holiday
February 19 Saturday State Flag of Turkmenistan Day Public Holiday
March 8 Tuesday Turkmen Woman's Day Public Holiday
March 20 Sunday March equinox Season
March 20 Sunday Nowruz Bayram (Spring Festival) Public Holiday
April 3 Sunday A Drop of Water - A grain of Gold Observance
April 24 Sunday Turkmen Racing Horse Festival Observance
May 3 Tuesday Eid ul Fitr Public Holiday
May 8 Sunday Commemoration National Heroes WWII Public Holiday
May 9 Monday Victory Day Public Holiday
May 18 Wednesday Day of Revival, Unity, and the Poetry of Magtymguly Public Holiday
May 22 Sunday Carpet Day Observance
June 19 Sunday Galla Bayramy (Wheat Harvest Festival) Observance
June 21 Tuesday June Solstice Season
June 27 Monday Day of Turkmen Workers of Culture and Art Public Holiday
July 10 Sunday Eid ul Adha Public Holiday
August 14 Sunday Turkmen Melon Day Observance
September 11 Sunday Day of the Workers in the Energy Sector Observance
September 11 Sunday Turkmen Bakhshi Day Observance
September 23 Friday September equinox Season
October 6 Thursday Day of Commemoration and National Mourning Public Holiday
October 27 Thursday Independence Day Public Holiday
November 5 Saturday Health Day Observance
November 27 Sunday Harvest Festival Common Local holiday
December 4 Sunday Good Neighborliness Day Observance
December 12 Monday Day of Neutrality Public Holiday
December 22 Thursday December Solstice Season

Year 2023

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Sunday New Year's Day National holiday
January 12 Thursday Geok Tepe Memorial Day Public Holiday
February 19 Sunday State Flag of Turkmenistan Day Public Holiday
March 8 Wednesday Turkmen Woman's Day Public Holiday
March 20 Monday Nowruz Bayram (Spring Festival) Public Holiday
March 21 Tuesday March equinox Season
April 2 Sunday A Drop of Water - A grain of Gold Observance
April 22 Saturday Eid ul Fitr Public Holiday
April 23 Sunday Turkmen Racing Horse Festival Observance
May 8 Monday Commemoration National Heroes WWII Public Holiday
May 9 Tuesday Victory Day Public Holiday
May 18 Thursday Day of Revival, Unity, and the Poetry of Magtymguly Public Holiday
May 28 Sunday Carpet Day Observance
June 18 Sunday Galla Bayramy (Wheat Harvest Festival) Observance
June 21 Wednesday June Solstice Season
June 27 Tuesday Day of Turkmen Workers of Culture and Art Public Holiday
June 29 Thursday Eid ul Adha Public Holiday
August 13 Sunday Turkmen Melon Day Observance
September 10 Sunday Day of the Workers in the Energy Sector Observance
September 10 Sunday Turkmen Bakhshi Day Observance
September 23 Saturday September equinox Season
October 6 Friday Day of Commemoration and National Mourning Public Holiday
October 27 Friday Independence Day Public Holiday
November 4 Saturday Health Day Observance
November 26 Sunday Harvest Festival Common Local holiday
December 3 Sunday Good Neighborliness Day Observance
December 12 Tuesday Day of Neutrality Public Holiday
December 22 Friday December Solstice Season