Turkmenistan has a total of 28 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|
|Geok Tepe Memorial Day
||Saturday||January 12||National holiday|
|State Flag of Turkmenistan Day
||Tuesday||February 19||National holiday|
|Turkmen Woman's Day
||Friday||March 8||National holiday|
|Nowruz Bayram (Spring Festival)
||Wednesday||March 20||National holiday|
|A Drop of Water - A grain of Gold
|Turkmen Racing Horse Festival
|Commemoration National Heroes WWII
||Wednesday||May 8||National holiday|
||Thursday||May 9||National holiday|
|Day of Revival, Unity, and the Poetry of Magtymguly
||Saturday||May 18||National holiday|
|Eid ul Fitr
Eid-al-Fitr is a holiday to mark the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan, during which Muslims fast during the hours of daylight.
|Wednesday||June 5||National holiday|
|Galla Bayramy (Wheat Harvest Festival)
|Day of Turkmen Workers of Culture and Art
||Thursday||June 27||National holiday|
|Turkmen Melon Day
|Eid ul Adha
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|
|Day of the Workers in the Energy Sector
|Turkmen Bakhshi Day
|Day of Commemoration and National Mourning
||Sunday||October 6||National holiday|
||Sunday||October 27||National holiday|
|Good Neighborliness Day
|Day of Neutrality
||Thursday||December 12||National holiday|