There are 20 public holidays in Azerbaijan in 2025, seven of which fall on weekends.
New Year's Day
New Year Holiday, celebrated on January 1, 2025, 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 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, 2025.
International Women's Day
The holiday is one of the most important days to recognize women's achievements and raise awareness about women's equality. It is observed on March 8, 2025.
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, 2025.
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 March 31 to April 1, 2025.
Victory Day is observed on May 9, 2025, 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 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, 2025.
Eid al-Adha, also known as the festival of sacrifice, is an important Muslim festival. The holiday lasts two days, from June 6 to 7, 2025, and honors the prophet Ibrahim's willingness to sacrifice his son to obey God's command.
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, 2025.
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, 2025.
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, 2025.
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, 2025.
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, 2025.
The following is the list of public holidays in Azerbaijan in 2025.
|New Year's Day||Jan 01, 2025||Wednesday||Public Holiday|
|New Year's Day Holiday||Jan 02, 2025||Thursday||Public Holiday|
|Martyrs' Day||Jan 20, 2025||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Women's Day||Mar 08, 2025||Saturday||Public Holiday|
|Women's Day Holiday||Mar 10, 2025||Monday||Observed|
|Nowruz||Mar 20, 2025||Thursday||Public Holiday|
|Nowruz||Mar 21, 2025||Friday||Public Holiday|
|Nowruz||Mar 22, 2025||Saturday||Public Holiday|
|Nowruz||Mar 23, 2025||Sunday||Public Holiday|
|Nowruz||Mar 24, 2025||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Nowruz||Mar 25, 2025||Tuesday||Observed|
|Nowruz||Mar 26, 2025||Wednesday||Observed|
|Eid al-Fitr||Mar 31, 2025||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Eid al-Fitr||Apr 01, 2025||Tuesday||Public Holiday|
|Victory Day||May 09, 2025||Friday||Public Holiday|
|Republic Day||May 28, 2025||Wednesday||Public Holiday|
|Eid al-Adha||Jun 06, 2025||Friday||Public Holiday|
|Eid al-Adha Holiday||Jun 07, 2025||Saturday||Public Holiday|
|Eid al-Adha Holiday||Jun 09, 2025||Monday||Observed|
|National Salvation Day||Jun 15, 2025||Sunday||Public Holiday|
|National Salvation Day Holiday||Jun 16, 2025||Monday||Observed|
|Armed Forces Day||Jun 26, 2025||Thursday||Public Holiday|
|Azerbaijan Victory Day||Nov 08, 2025||Saturday||Public Holiday|
|State Flag Day||Nov 09, 2025||Sunday||Public Holiday|
|Azerbaijan Victory Day Holiday||Nov 10, 2025||Monday||Observed|
|State Flag Day Holiday||Nov 11, 2025||Tuesday||Observed|
|International Solidarity Day||Dec 31, 2025||Wednesday||Public Holiday|
Please also check the working days in Azerbaijan in 2025.