Top events in Russia

February
20

The start of Russian Lent is celebrated with feast of blinis (pancakes) at homes and restaurants across the city. The name of this festival...

February
20

Maslenitsa is a blend of pagan beliefs and Christian traditions and is the Russian equivalent of Mardi Gras - the last period for feasting before...

February
28

This colourful pagan festival traditionally celebrates the end of winter. Carnival style frivolity can be seen alongside live music and plenty of...

Russia 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
End date:
4 January 2017
January
07
Russian Orthodox Christmas Day
Start date:
7 January 2017
February
23
Defender of the Fatherland Day
Start date:
23 February 2017
March
08
International Women's Day
Start date:
8 March 2017
May
01
Spring and Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2017
May
09
Victory Day
Start date:
9 May 2017
June
12
Russia Day
Start date:
12 June 2017
November
04
Unity Day
Start date:
4 November 2017