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Bulgaria

Public Holidays 2017

This page contains a national calendar of all 2017 public holidays for Bulgaria. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.

DateDayHoliday
1 JanSunNew Year's Day
2 JanMonNew Year Holiday
3 MarFriLiberation Day
14 AprFriOrthodox Good Friday
15 AprSatOrthodox Holy Easter
16 AprSunOrthodox Easter Sunday
17 AprMonOrthodox Easter Monday
1 MayMonLabour Day
6 MaySatSaint George's Day / Army Day
8 MayMonSaint George's Day / Army Day
Holiday
24 MayWedCulture & Literacy Day
6 SepWedUnification Day
22 SepFriIndependence Day
24 DecSunChristmas Eve
25 DecMonChristmas Day
26 DecTue2nd Day of Christmas
27 DecWedChristmas Holiday

Bulgarian labour laws officially recognise two official public holidays. Local and regional observances may be awarded as days off at the discretion of each employer.