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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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
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
March Equinox
Wednesday March 20 Season
Nowruz Bayram (Spring Festival)
Wednesday March 20 National holiday
A Drop of Water - A grain of Gold
Sunday April 7 Observance
Turkmen Racing Horse Festival
Sunday April 28 Observance
Commemoration National Heroes WWII
Wednesday May 8 National holiday
Victory Day
Thursday May 9 National holiday
Day of Revival, Unity, and the Poetry of Magtymguly
Saturday May 18 National holiday
Carpet Day
Sunday May 26 Observance
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)
Sunday June 16 Observance
June Solstice
Friday June 21 Season
Day of Turkmen Workers of Culture and Art
Thursday June 27 National holiday
Turkmen Melon Day
Sunday August 11 Observance
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
Sunday September 8 Observance
Turkmen Bakhshi Day
Sunday September 8 Observance
September Equinox
Monday September 23 Season
Day of Commemoration and National Mourning
Sunday October 6 National holiday
Independence Day
Sunday October 27 National holiday
Health Day
Saturday November 2 Observance
Harvest Festival
Sunday November 24 Observance
Good Neighborliness Day
Sunday December 1 Observance
Day of Neutrality
Thursday December 12 National holiday
December Solstice
Sunday December 22 Season