Bulgaria 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.
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|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|
|Day of Remembrance and Respect to Victims of the Communist Regime
||Saturday||March 3||National holiday|
|Liberation Day observed
||Monday||March 5||National holiday|
|Daylight Saving Time starts
||Sunday||March 25||Clock change/Daylight Saving Time|
Millions of Orthodox Christians around the world annually observe Good Friday to commemorate the events leading up to Jesus Christ's crucifixion.
|Friday||April 6||National holiday|
The Saturday before Easter Sunday is also known as Holy Saturday for many Orthodox churches worldwide.
|Saturday||April 7||National holiday|
Millions of Orthodox Christians around the world often celebrate Easter Sunday at a different time to the date set by many western churches.
|Sunday||April 8||National holiday|
Orthodox Easter Monday is the day after the Orthodox Easter Sunday.
|Monday||April 9||National holiday|
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
|Tuesday||May 1||National holiday|
|St. George's Day
||Sunday||May 6||National holiday|
|St. George's Day observed
||Monday||May 7||National holiday|
|Culture and Literacy Day
||Thursday||May 24||National holiday|
||Thursday||September 6||National holiday|
||Saturday||September 22||National holiday|
|Independence Day observed
||Monday||September 24||National holiday|
|Daylight Saving Time ends
||Sunday||October 28||Clock change/Daylight Saving Time|
Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
|Monday||December 24||National holiday|
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
|Tuesday||December 25||National holiday|
|Second day of Christmas
||Wednesday||December 26||National holiday|