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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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
Day of Remembrance and Respect to Victims of the Communist Regime
Thursday February 1 Observance
Baba Marta
Thursday March 1 Observance
Liberation Day
Saturday March 3 National holiday
Liberation Day observed
Monday March 5 National holiday
March Equinox
Tuesday March 20 Season
Daylight Saving Time starts
Sunday March 25 Clock change/Daylight Saving Time
Good Friday
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
Holy Saturday
The Saturday before Easter Sunday is also known as Holy Saturday for many Orthodox churches worldwide.
Saturday April 7 National holiday
Easter Sunday
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
Easter Monday
Orthodox Easter Monday is the day after the Orthodox Easter Sunday.
Monday April 9 National holiday
Labor Day
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
June Solstice
Thursday June 21 Season
Unification Day
Thursday September 6 National holiday
Independence Day
Saturday September 22 National holiday
September Equinox
Sunday September 23 Season
Independence Day observed
Monday September 24 National holiday
Daylight Saving Time ends
Sunday October 28 Clock change/Daylight Saving Time
Revival Day
Thursday November 1 Observance
December Solstice
Friday December 21 Season
Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Monday December 24 National holiday
Christmas Day
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