Azerbaijan has a total of 26 holidays in 2018. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.

These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates or sign up for our newsletter to receive regular updates. All updates are automatically added to our API as well.

Our API allows you to specify the State and Region as part of the API requests, thereby limiting the requests to a particular state or city. View the API documentation for a full description of the supported countries, states and regions.

Holiday Weekday Date Type
New Year's Day
New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Monday January 1 National holiday
World Azerbaijanis Solidarity Day observed
Monday January 1 National holiday
New Year's Day (day 2)
Tuesday January 2 National holiday
New Year's Day (day 3)
Wednesday January 3 National holiday
Martyrs’ Day
Saturday January 20 National holiday
Martyrs’ Day observed
Monday January 22 National holiday
Women's Day
Thursday March 8 National holiday
March Equinox
Tuesday March 20 Season
Nowruz
Tuesday March 20 National holiday
Nowruz/Spring Holiday
Saturday March 24 National holiday
Victory Day over Fascism
Wednesday May 9 National holiday
Republic Day
Monday May 28 National holiday
Day of National Salvation of the Azerbaijani People
Friday June 15 National holiday
Ramadan holiday
Monday June 18 National holiday
June Solstice
Thursday June 21 Season
Azerbaijan Armed Forces Day
Tuesday June 26 National holiday
Feast of the Sacrifice
Eid al-Adha (Id ul-Adha) is an Islamic festival falling on the 10th day of the month of Dhul Hijja (Thou al-Hijja) to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son.
Wednesday August 22 National holiday
Feast of the Sacrifice (day 2)
Thursday August 23 National holiday
September Equinox
Sunday September 23 Season
National Independence Day
Thursday October 18 Observance
State Flag Day of Azerbaijan
Friday November 9 National holiday
Constitution Day
Monday November 12 Observance
National Revival Day
Saturday November 17 Observance
December Solstice
Friday December 21 Season
New Year's Eve
New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.
Monday December 31 Observance
World Azerbaijanis Solidarity Day
Monday December 31 National holiday