Belarus has a total of 26 holidays in 2019. 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.
Tuesday January 1 National holiday
Orthodox Christmas Day
Many Orthodox churches annually celebrate Christmas Day on or around January 7. This event commemorates the story of Jesus Christ’s birth, according to the Christian Bible.
Monday January 7 National holiday,Orthodox
Valentine's Day
Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
Thursday February 14 Observance
Defender of the Fatherland Day
Saturday February 23 Observance
Women's Day
Friday March 8 National holiday
Constitution Day
Friday March 15 National holiday
March Equinox
Wednesday March 20 Season
Union Day of Belarus and Russia
Tuesday April 2 National holiday
Catholic Easter Sunday
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Sunday April 21 Observance
Day of Remembrance of the Chernobyl Tragedy
Friday April 26 Observance
Orthodox 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 28 Observance,Orthodox
Labour Day
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Wednesday May 1 National holiday
Tuesday May 7 National holiday
Victory Day
Thursday May 9 National holiday
Day of the National Emblem and Flag of Belarus
Sunday May 12 Observance
June Solstice
Friday June 21 Season
Remembrance Day of Victims of the Great Patriotic War
Saturday June 22 Observance
Independence Day of the Republic of Belarus
Wednesday July 3 National holiday
Kupalle (Day 1)
Saturday July 6 Observance
Kupalle (Day 2)
Sunday July 7 Observance
September Equinox
Monday September 23 Season
Remembrance Day
All Souls’ Day falls on November 2 each year. It is a day of alms giving and prayers for the dead.
Saturday November 2 Observance
October Revolution Day
Thursday November 7 National holiday
December Solstice
Sunday December 22 Season
Catholic Christmas Day
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Wednesday December 25 National holiday
New Year's Eve
New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.
Tuesday December 31 Observance