Russian Federation has a total of 27 holidays in 2022. 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 downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.

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Holiday Date Details
New Year's Day
Saturday, January 1, 2022 Russians celebrate New Year’s Day in accordance with the Gregorian calendar on January 1.
New Year Holiday
Monday, January 3, 2022 New Year Holiday is a national holiday in Russia
Orthodox Christmas Day
Friday, January 7, 2022 Many Russians celebrate Christmas Day on January 7 in the Gregorian calendar, which corresponds to December 25 in the Julian calendar.
Old New Year
Friday, January 14, 2022 Old New Year is a observance in Russia
Valentine's Day
Monday, February 14, 2022 Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
Defender of the Fatherland Day
Wednesday, February 23, 2022 Many Russians celebrate Defender of the Fatherland Day on February 23, when they honor military forces and veterans.
Special Operations Forces Day
Sunday, February 27, 2022 Special Operations Forces Day in Russia falls on February 27.
Isra and Mi'raj
Tuesday, March 1, 2022 Isra and Mi'raj (Isra Me'raj, Israa and Mi'raaj, Laylat Al-Isra wa Al-Miraj, Lailat al Miraj, Night Journey and Ascension to Heaven) marks the night that the Prophet Mohammad traveled from Mecca to Jerusalem, ascended to heaven and returned.
International Women's Day
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 Many Russians pay tribute to women’s role in Russian society by celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8.
March Equinox
Sunday, March 20, 2022 March Equinox in Russia (Moscow)
Ramadan starts
Sunday, April 3, 2022 Ramadan is a period of prayer, reflection and fasting for many Muslims worldwide. It is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar.
Orthodox Easter Day
Sunday, April 24, 2022 Millions of Orthodox Christians around the world often celebrate Easter Sunday at a different time to the date set by many western churches.
Lailat al-Qadr
Thursday, April 28, 2022 Laylat al-Qadr commmemorates the time when Mohammad received the first verses of the Koran (Qu'ran).
Spring and Labor Day
Sunday, May 1, 2022 For many Russians, Spring and Labor Day, which falls on May 1, is a family holiday and a time for relaxation.
Day off for Spring and Labor Day
Monday, May 2, 2022 For many Russians, Spring and Labor Day, which falls on May 1, is a family holiday and a time for relaxation.
Eid al-Fitr
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 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.
Victory Day
Monday, May 9, 2022 One of the biggest Russian holidays, Victory Day, marks Germany’s surrender to the Soviet Union in 1945, ending one of the bloodiest wars in Russia’s history.
Russia Day
Sunday, June 12, 2022 Russia Day, annually celebrated on June 12, marks the beginning of democratic reforms in Russia and is one of the newest holidays in the Russian Federation.
Day off for Russia Day
Monday, June 13, 2022 Russia Day, annually celebrated on June 12, marks the beginning of democratic reforms in Russia and is one of the newest holidays in the Russian Federation.
June Solstice
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 June Solstice in Russia (Moscow)
Eid al-Adha
Sunday, July 10, 2022 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.
Muharram
Saturday, July 30, 2022 Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.
Day of Knowledge
Thursday, September 1, 2022 Day of Knowledge is a observance in Russia
September Equinox
Friday, September 23, 2022 September Equinox in Russia (Moscow)
The Prophet's Birthday
Saturday, October 8, 2022 Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.
Unity Day
Friday, November 4, 2022 Unity Day, which is on November 4, is one of the newest and the most controversial holidays in Russia.
December Solstice
Wednesday, December 21, 2022 December Solstice in Russia (Moscow)