Ukraine has a total of 31 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 annually celebrated as a day off work in the Ukraine on January 1, marking the start of the New Year.
Tuesday January 1 National holiday
Orthodox Christmas Day
Christmas Day is a public holiday in Ukraine on January 7, a date based on the Orthodox Christian Church’s calendar.
Monday January 7 National holiday,Orthodox
Orthodox New Year
The Orthodox New Year, also known as the Old New Year, is observed on January 14 in Ukraine.
Monday January 14 Observance,Orthodox
Ukrainian Unity Day
Unity Day is a Ukrainian observance that commemorates the Treaty of Unity signed on January 22, 1919.
Tuesday January 22 Observance
Tatiana Day
Tatiana Day, or Tatyana Day, is a Ukrainian observance named after a Christian martyr as well as the date a decree was signed to establish a university in Moscow, Russia.
Friday January 25 Observance
Valentine's Day
Many Ukrainians celebrate Valentine’s Day as a romantic day on February 14.
Thursday February 14 Observance
International Women's Day
International Women’s Day is a public holiday in Ukraine, celebrated on or around March 8 each year.
Friday March 8 National holiday
April Fools
April Fool’s Day is celebrated as a day of jokes and trickery on April 1 in Ukraine.
Monday April 1 Observance
Orthodox Easter Day
Easter is both a religious and a national holiday in Ukraine. The Easter date is based on the Orthodox Christian church’s calendar.
Sunday April 28 National holiday,Orthodox
Orthodox Easter Day holiday
Monday April 29 National holiday,Orthodox
Labor Day
Labor Day is a public holiday across the Ukraine, celebrated on or around May 1 each year.
Wednesday May 1 National holiday
Victory Day / Memorial Day
Victory Day in Ukraine is celebrated as a public holiday on May 9 to commemorate the defeat of the Nazis in the Second World War.
Thursday May 9 National holiday
Mother's Day
Mother’s Day is observed in Ukraine on the second Sunday in May each year.
Sunday May 12 Observance
Europe Day
Europe Day is observed in Ukraine on the third weekend in May.
Saturday May 18 Observance
Cultural Workers and Folk Artists Day
Many Ukrainians celebrate Cultural Workers and Folk Artists Day on the third Sunday in May.
Sunday May 26 Observance
Kiev Day
Kiev Day is observed in Ukraine’s capital city, Kiev (or Kyiv), on the last weekend in May.
Sunday May 26 Observance
Orthodox Pentecost
Holy Trinity Day, or Triytsya in Ukrainian, is celebrated widely in Ukraine and is a day off work for Ukrainians.
Sunday June 16 National holiday,Orthodox
Orthodox Pentecost holiday
Holy Trinity Day, or Triytsya in Ukrainian, is celebrated widely in Ukraine and is a day off work for Ukrainians.
Monday June 17 National holiday,Orthodox
Constitution Day
Ukraine’s Constitution Day is a public holiday on June 28 to celebrate the country’s constitution.
Friday June 28 National holiday
Kupala Night
Kupala Night is celebrated in Ukraine on July 7 each year.
Sunday July 7 Observance
Family Day
Family Day is an observance celebrated in Ukraine on July 8 each year.
Monday July 8 Observance
Navy Day
Navy Day is a national Ukrainian observance that is celebrated on the last Sunday in July each year.
Sunday July 28 Observance
Baptism of Kyivan Rus
Sunday July 28 Observance
Independence Day
Ukraine’s Independence Day is annually celebrated on August 24 to mark the anniversary of the country’s declaration of independence in 1991.
Saturday August 24 National holiday
Independence Day observed
Ukraine’s Independence Day is annually celebrated on August 24 to mark the anniversary of the country’s declaration of independence in 1991.
Monday August 26 National holiday
Teacher's Day
Teacher’s Day in Ukraine is a special day dedicated to teachers on the first Sunday in October.
Sunday October 6 Observance
Defenders' Day
Defenders’ Day is a national Ukrainian holiday that celebrates local heroes and supports nationalism.
Monday October 14 National holiday
Dignity and Freedom Day
Dignity and Freedom Day is a national Ukrainian holiday that celebrates the country's dignity and freedom.
Thursday November 21 Observance
Army Day
Army Day in Ukraine is a special annual observance dedicated to the nation’s armed forces on December 6.
Friday December 6 Observance
St. Nicholas Day
Thursday December 19 Observance,Orthodox
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