Russian Federation has a total of 33 holidays in 2024. 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
Monday, January 1, 2024 Russians celebrate New Year’s Day in accordance with the Gregorian calendar on January 1.
New Year Holiday
Tuesday, January 2, 2024 New Year Holiday is a national holiday in Russia
Orthodox Christmas Day
Sunday, January 7, 2024 Many Russians celebrate Christmas Day on January 7 in the Gregorian calendar, which corresponds to December 25 in the Julian calendar.
New Year Holiday
Monday, January 8, 2024 New Year Holiday is a national holiday in Russia
Old New Year
Sunday, January 14, 2024 Old New Year is a observance in Russia
Isra and Mi'raj
Thursday, February 8, 2024 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.
Valentine's Day
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 February 14 is Valentine's Day or Saint Valentine's Feast. The day of love owes its origins to ancient Roman and European Christian traditions.
Defender of the Fatherland Day
Friday, February 23, 2024 Many Russians celebrate Defender of the Fatherland Day on February 23, when they honor military forces and veterans.
International Women's Day
Friday, March 8, 2024 Many Russians pay tribute to women’s role in Russian society by celebrating International Women’s Day on March 8.
Ramadan starts
Monday, March 11, 2024 Ramadan is a period of prayer, reflection and fasting for many Muslims worldwide. It is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar.
March Equinox
Wednesday, March 20, 2024 March Equinox in Russia (Moscow)
Lailat al-Qadr
Friday, April 5, 2024 Laylat al-Qadr commmemorates the time when Mohammad received the first verses of the Koran (Qu'ran).
Eid al-Fitr
Wednesday, April 10, 2024 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.
Working Day
Saturday, April 27, 2024 Working Day is a working day (replacement) in Russia
Spring and Labor Day Holiday
Sunday, April 28, 2024 Spring and Labor Day Holiday is a national holiday in Russia
Spring and Labor Day
Wednesday, May 1, 2024 For many Russians, Spring and Labor Day, which falls on May 1, is a family holiday and a time for relaxation.
Orthodox Easter Day
Sunday, May 5, 2024 Millions of Orthodox Christians around the world often celebrate Easter Sunday at a different time to the date set by many western churches.
Victory Day
Thursday, May 9, 2024 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.
Victory Day Holiday
Friday, May 10, 2024 A 2012 decree has changed the number of days, and the dates for the Victory Day Holidays.
Russia Day
Wednesday, June 12, 2024 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.
Eid al-Adha
Monday, June 17, 2024 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.
June Solstice
Thursday, June 20, 2024 June Solstice in Russia (Moscow)
Monday, July 8, 2024 Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.
The Prophet's Birthday
Monday, September 16, 2024 Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.
September Equinox
Sunday, September 22, 2024 September Equinox in Russia (Moscow)
Fathers' Day
Sunday, October 20, 2024 Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
Working Day
Saturday, November 2, 2024 Working Day is a working day (replacement) in Russia
Unity Day Holiday
Sunday, November 3, 2024 Unity Day Holiday is a national holiday in Russia
Unity Day
Monday, November 4, 2024 Unity Day, which is on November 4, is one of the newest and the most controversial holidays in Russia.
Mothers' Day
Sunday, November 24, 2024 Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
December Solstice
Saturday, December 21, 2024 December Solstice in Russia (Moscow)
Working Day
Saturday, December 28, 2024 Working Day is a working day (replacement) in Russia
New Year Holiday
Monday, December 30, 2024 New Year Holiday is a national holiday in Russia
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