Top events in Bulgaria

March
27

The predominant religion in Bulgaria is the version of Catholicism that has survived since earliest times in Eastern Europe – the Orthodox...

May
06

Orthodox festival and official holiday celebrating the martyred St George, also an agricultural celebration heralding the end of spring and...

May
24

National holiday honouring Saints Cyril and Methodius for devising the Bulgarian Cyrillic alphabet, with parades and official ceremony by their...

Bulgaria Public Holidays

Below are listed Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period.

2017

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2017
March
03
National Day (Day of Liberation)
Start date:
3 March 2017
April
14
Orthodox Easter
Start date:
14 April 2017
End date:
14 February 2017
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2017
May
06
St George's Day (Day of Bulgarian Army)
Start date:
6 May 2017
May
24
St Cyril and Methodius Day (Day of Culture and Literacy)
Start date:
24 May 2017
September
06
Unification Day
Start date:
6 September 2017
September
22
Independence Day
Start date:
22 September 2017
November
01
Day of the Bulgarian Revival Leaders
Start date:
1 November 2017
December
24
Christmas Eve
Start date:
24 December 2017
December
25
Christmas
Start date:
25 December 2017
End date:
26 December 2017
December
31
New Year's Eve
Start date:
31 December 2017
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