Kazakhstan 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
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
March Equinox
Wednesday March 20 Season
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
Unity Day
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Wednesday May 1 National holiday
Special Working Day
Saturday May 4 Observance
Defender of the Fatherland Day
Tuesday May 7 National holiday
Victory Day
Thursday May 9 National holiday
Victory Day Extra Holiday
Friday May 10 National holiday
June Solstice
Friday June 21 Season
Day of the Capital
Saturday July 6 National holiday
Day of the Capital observed
Monday July 8 National holiday
Kurban Bairam
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
Constitution Day
Friday August 30 National holiday
September Equinox
Monday September 23 Season
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
Independence Day
Monday December 16 National holiday
Independence Day (Day 2)
Tuesday December 17 National holiday
December Solstice
Sunday December 22 Season
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