Holidays in Azerbaijan 2025

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
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.

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 March 31 to April 1, 2025.

Victory Day
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
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
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 DayJan 01, 2025WednesdayPublic Holiday
New Year's Day HolidayJan 02, 2025ThursdayPublic Holiday
Martyrs' DayJan 20, 2025MondayPublic Holiday
Women's DayMar 08, 2025SaturdayPublic Holiday
Women's Day HolidayMar 10, 2025MondayObserved
NowruzMar 20, 2025ThursdayPublic Holiday
NowruzMar 21, 2025FridayPublic Holiday
NowruzMar 22, 2025SaturdayPublic Holiday
NowruzMar 23, 2025SundayPublic Holiday
NowruzMar 24, 2025MondayPublic Holiday
NowruzMar 25, 2025TuesdayObserved
NowruzMar 26, 2025WednesdayObserved
Eid al-FitrMar 31, 2025MondayPublic Holiday
Eid al-FitrApr 01, 2025TuesdayPublic Holiday
Victory DayMay 09, 2025FridayPublic Holiday
Republic DayMay 28, 2025WednesdayPublic Holiday
Eid al-AdhaJun 06, 2025FridayPublic Holiday
Eid al-Adha HolidayJun 07, 2025SaturdayPublic Holiday
Eid al-Adha HolidayJun 09, 2025MondayObserved
National Salvation DayJun 15, 2025SundayPublic Holiday
National Salvation Day HolidayJun 16, 2025MondayObserved
Armed Forces DayJun 26, 2025ThursdayPublic Holiday
Azerbaijan Victory DayNov 08, 2025SaturdayPublic Holiday
State Flag DayNov 09, 2025SundayPublic Holiday
Azerbaijan Victory Day HolidayNov 10, 2025MondayObserved
State Flag Day HolidayNov 11, 2025TuesdayObserved
International Solidarity DayDec 31, 2025WednesdayPublic Holiday

Please also check the working days in Azerbaijan in 2025.

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