Kazakhstan has a total of 20 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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|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|
|New Year's (Day 2)
||Wednesday||January 2||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|
|International Women's Day
||Friday||March 8||National holiday|
||Thursday||March 21||National holiday|
|Nauryz (Day 2)
||Friday||March 22||National holiday|
|Nauryz (Day 3)
||Saturday||March 23||National holiday|
|Nauryz (Day 3) observed
||Monday||March 25||National holiday|
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
|Wednesday||May 1||National holiday|
|Defender of the Fatherland Day
||Tuesday||May 7||National holiday|
||Thursday||May 9||National holiday|
|Day of the Capital
||Saturday||July 6||National holiday|
|Day of the Capital observed
||Monday||July 8||National holiday|
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.
|Monday||August 12||National holiday|
||Friday||August 30||National holiday|
|Day of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan
||Sunday||December 1||National holiday|
|Day of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan observed
||Monday||December 2||National holiday|
||Monday||December 16||National holiday|
|Independence Day (Day 2)
||Tuesday||December 17||National holiday|
|New Year's Eve
New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.