Public Holidays

Public holidays in Bulgaria

In the Christian world, most holidays are oriented towards Easter or Christmas. But in other countries far away from home there is enough reason to celebrate.

Not all holidays are statuted by law — and those that are, do not necessarily mean a day off in all regions of Bulgaria. Rather, it is often up to the respective parts of the country whether the holiday is also a day off.

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Non-floating holidays

Non-statutory holidays are written in gray.

Jan. 1stNew Year's Day
March 3rdLiberation Day
March 8thMother's Day
March 19thFather's Day
May 1stLabor Day
May 6thDay of the army and boldness
May 24thDay of Slavic Literature and Slavic Culture
Aug. 15thAssumption Day
Sept. 6thDay of Unification of Bulgaria
Sept. 22ndIndependence Day
Nov. 1stDay of the people enlightener
Dec. 24thChristmas Eve
Dec. 25thChristmas Day
Dec. 26thBoxing Day
Dec. 31stNew Year's Eve

Moving Holidays in Bulgaria

Good FridayApril 7thMarch 29thApril 18thApril 3rdMarch 26th
Holy SaturdayApril 8thMarch 30thApril 19thApril 4thMarch 27th
Easter SundayApril 9thMarch 31stApril 20thApril 5thMarch 28th
Easter MondayApril 10thApril 1stApril 21stApril 6thMarch 29th
Ascension of ChristMay 18thMay 9thMay 29thMay 14thMay 6th
Whit SundayMay 28thMay 19thJune 8thMay 24thMay 16th
Whit MondayMay 29thMay 20thJune 9thMay 25thMay 17th
Corpus ChristiJune 8thMay 30thJune 19thJune 4thMay 27th

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