Turkmenistan 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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Holiday Weekday Date
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
International Women's Day
Friday March 8
March Equinox
Wednesday March 20
Nowruz Bayram (Spring Festival)
Friday March 22
World Health Day
Sunday April 7
Turkmen Racing Horse Festival
Sunday April 28
Victory Day
Thursday May 9
Constitution Day
Saturday May 18
Carpet Day
Sunday May 26
Oraza Bayram
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
June Solstice
Friday June 21
Day of Turkmen Workers of Culture and Art
Thursday June 27
Kurban Bayramy
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
Day of the Workers in the Energy Sector
Saturday September 14
September Equinox
Monday September 23
Independence Day
Friday September 27
Day of Commemoration and National Mourning
Sunday October 6
Harvest Festival
Sunday November 10
Day of Neutrality
Thursday December 12
December Solstice
Sunday December 22