Ukraine has a total of 40 holidays in 2023. 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 (Suspended)
Sunday, January 1, 2023 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.
Orthodox Christmas Day (Suspended)
Saturday, January 7, 2023 Many Orthodox churches annually celebrate Christmas Day on or around January 7. This event commemorates the story of Jesus Christ’s birth, according to the Christian Bible.
Orthodox New Year
Saturday, January 14, 2023 The Orthodox New Year, also known as the Old New Year, is observed on January 14 in Ukraine.
Thursday, January 19, 2023 Epiphany is a Christian holiday celebrated globally on January 6 each year. It commemorates two events recorded in the Bible: the three wise men’s visit to baby Jesus; and Jesus’ baptism.
Valentine's Day
Tuesday, February 14, 2023 Many Ukrainians celebrate Valentine’s Day as a romantic day on February 14.
International Women's Day (Suspended)
Wednesday, March 8, 2023 International Women’s Day is a public holiday in Ukraine, celebrated on or around March 8 each year.
March Equinox
Monday, March 20, 2023 March Equinox in Ukraine (Kyiv)
Daylight Saving Time starts
Sunday, March 26, 2023 Daylight Saving Time starts in Ukraine
April Fools
Saturday, April 1, 2023 April Fool’s Day is celebrated as a day of jokes and trickery on April 1 in Ukraine.
Orthodox Easter Day (Suspended)
Sunday, April 16, 2023 Easter is both a religious and a national holiday in Ukraine. The Easter date is based on the Orthodox Christian church’s calendar.
Ramadan Bayram
Saturday, April 22, 2023 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.
Labor Day (Suspended)
Monday, May 1, 2023 Labor Day, International Workers' Day, and May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Victory Day (Suspended)
Tuesday, May 9, 2023 Victory Day in Ukraine is celebrated as a public holiday on May 8 to commemorate the defeat of the Nazis in the Second World War.
Mother's Day
Sunday, May 14, 2023 Mother’s Day is observed in Ukraine on the second Sunday in May each year.
Europe Day
Saturday, May 20, 2023 Europe Day is observed in Ukraine on the third weekend in May.
Kyiv Day
Sunday, May 28, 2023 Kyiv Day is observed in Ukraine’s capital city, Kyiv (also known as Kiev), on the last weekend in May.
Children's Day
Thursday, June 1, 2023 Children's Day is a observance in Ukraine
Orthodox Pentecost (Suspended)
Sunday, June 4, 2023 Holy Trinity Day, or Triytsya in Ukrainian, is celebrated widely in Ukraine and is a day off work for Ukrainians.
Journalists' Day
Tuesday, June 6, 2023 Journalists' Day is a observance in Ukraine
Fathers' Day
Sunday, June 18, 2023 Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
June Solstice
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 June Solstice in Ukraine (Kyiv)
Day of Mourning and Commemoration of War Victims
Thursday, June 22, 2023 Day of Mourning and Commemoration of War Victims is a observance in Ukraine
Constitution Day (Suspended)
Wednesday, June 28, 2023 Ukraine’s Constitution Day is a public holiday on June 28 to celebrate the country’s constitution.
Qurban Bayram
Thursday, June 29, 2023 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.
Navy Day
Sunday, July 2, 2023 Navy Day is a national Ukrainian observance that is celebrated on the last Sunday in July each year.
Kupala Night
Thursday, July 6, 2023 Kupala Night is celebrated in Ukraine on July 7 each year.
Family Day
Saturday, July 8, 2023 Family Day is an observance celebrated in Ukraine on July 8 each year.
Baptism of Kyivan Rus
Friday, July 28, 2023 Baptism of Kyivan Rus is a observance in Ukraine
Ukrainian Statehood Day
Friday, July 28, 2023 Ukrainian Statehood Day is a suspended national holiday in Ukraine
Independence Day (Suspended)
Thursday, August 24, 2023 Ukraine’s Independence Day is annually celebrated on August 24 to mark the anniversary of the country’s declaration of independence in 1991.
September Equinox
Saturday, September 23, 2023 September Equinox in Ukraine (Kyiv)
Day of Defenders and Defenders of Ukraine (Suspended)
Sunday, October 1, 2023 Day of Defenders and Defenders of Ukraine is a national Ukrainian holiday that celebrates local heroes and supports nationalism.
Day of Liberation of Ukraine from Fascist Invaders
Saturday, October 28, 2023 Day of Liberation of Ukraine from Fascist Invaders is a observance in Ukraine
Daylight Saving Time ends
Sunday, October 29, 2023 Daylight Saving Time ends in Ukraine
Cultural Workers and Folk Artists Day
Thursday, November 9, 2023 Many Ukrainians celebrate Cultural Workers and Folk Artists Day on the third Sunday in May.
Dignity and Freedom Day
Tuesday, November 21, 2023 Dignity and Freedom Day is a national Ukrainian holiday that celebrates the country's dignity and freedom.
Army Day
Wednesday, December 6, 2023 Army Day in Ukraine is a special annual observance dedicated to the nation’s armed forces on December 6.
St. Nicholas Day
Wednesday, December 6, 2023 St. Nicholas Day is a observance and Orthodox holiday in Ukraine
December Solstice
Friday, December 22, 2023 December Solstice in Ukraine (Kyiv)
Christmas Day
Monday, December 25, 2023
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