Holidays in Azerbaijan 2024

There are 20 public holidays in Azerbaijan in 2024, six of which fall on weekends.

New Year's Day
New Year Holiday, celebrated on January 1, 2024, is the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar, and it is one of the most popular holidays in the world.

Martyrs' Day
Martyrs' Day commemorates the victims of the tragedy in the city of Baku on January 20, 1990, where hundreds of people were killed or injured. The holiday is observed on January 20, 2024.

International Women's Day
The holiday is one of the most important days to recognize the achievements made by women and to raise awareness about women's equality. It is observed on March 8, 2024.

Nowruz is also known as the Iranian New Year or Persian New Year. It is the first day of Farvardin, the first month of the Iranian solar calendar. Nowruz marks the Persian calendar's first day of spring and the beginning of the year. The holiday lasts two days, from March 20 to 24, 2024.

Eid al-Fitr
Muslims worldwide celebrate this religious holiday, celebrating the end of a month of fasting. The holiday falls on the first day of Syawal, the 10th month of the Islamic calendar. The holiday lasts three days, from April 10 to 11, 2024.

Victory Day
Victory Day is observed on May 9, 2024, and commemorates the German Instrument of Surrender's signing anniversary. It was a legal document that effected the extinction of Nazi Germany and ended World War II in Europe.

Republic Day
Republic Day commemorates the anniversary of Azerbaijan's independence as the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic from the Russian Empire on May 28, 1918. The holiday is observed on May 28, 2024.

National Salvation Day
National Salvation Day commemorates the anniversary of when Heydar Aliyev was elected as the Chairman of the National Assembly of Azerbaijan observed on June 15, 2024.

Eid al-Adha
Eid al-Adha, also known as the festival of sacrifice, is an important Muslim festival. The holiday lasts two days, from June 16 to 17, 2024, and honors the prophet Ibrahim's willingness to sacrifice his son to obey God's command.

Armed Forces Day
Armed Forces Day commemorates the establishment of armed forces in Azerbaijan on June 26, 1918. The holiday is observed on June 26, 2024.

Azerbaijan Victory Day
Azerbaijan Victory Day commemorates the anniversary when Azerbaijan forces seized Shusha during the 2020 Nagorno-Karabakh war, also known as the Patriotic War. The holiday is observed on November 8, 2024.

State Flag Day
State Flag Day commemorates the anniversary of adopting "the Tricolour Flag" as the flag of the Azerbaijan Democratic Republic in 1918. The holiday is observed on November 9, 2024.

International Solidarity Day
International Solidarity Day of Azerbaijanis commemorates the anniversary when Azerbaijani residents dismantled the border fence between Soviet Azerbaijan and Iran in then-Nakhichevan ASSR to reunite with Iranian Azerbaijanis in 1989. The holiday is observed on December 31, 2024.

The following is the list of public holidays in Azerbaijan in 2024.

New Year's DayJan 01, 2024MondayPublic Holiday
New Year's Day HolidayJan 02, 2024TuesdayPublic Holiday
Martyrs' DayJan 20, 2024SaturdayPublic Holiday
Martyrs' Day HolidayJan 22, 2024MondayObserved
Women's DayMar 08, 2024FridayPublic Holiday
NowruzMar 20, 2024WednesdayPublic Holiday
NowruzMar 21, 2024ThursdayPublic Holiday
NowruzMar 22, 2024FridayPublic Holiday
NowruzMar 23, 2024SaturdayPublic Holiday
NowruzMar 24, 2024SundayPublic Holiday
NowruzMar 25, 2024MondayObserved
NowruzMar 26, 2024TuesdayObserved
Eid al-FitrApr 10, 2024WednesdayPublic Holiday
Eid al-FitrApr 11, 2024ThursdayPublic Holiday
Victory DayMay 09, 2024ThursdayPublic Holiday
Republic DayMay 28, 2024TuesdayPublic Holiday
National Salvation DayJun 15, 2024SaturdayPublic Holiday
Eid al-AdhaJun 16, 2024SundayPublic Holiday
Eid al-Adha HolidayJun 17, 2024MondayPublic Holiday
Eid al-Adha HolidayJun 18, 2024TuesdayObserved
Armed Forces DayJun 26, 2024WednesdayPublic Holiday
Azerbaijan Victory DayNov 08, 2024FridayPublic Holiday
State Flag DayNov 09, 2024SaturdayPublic Holiday
State Flag Day HolidayNov 11, 2024MondayObserved
International Solidarity DayDec 31, 2024TuesdayPublic Holiday

Please also check the working days in Azerbaijan in 2024.

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