Top events in Ukraine

April
01

Kiev’s citizens make a big thing of April Fools’ Day, taking to the streets in silly costumes and on inappropriate transport like skis...

May
01

Lviv’s City Day celebrations include street theatre, jazz performances, folk dance and world music, in addition to a street parade-carnival with...

May
09

On 9 May each year, thousands pay respects to the war dead by laying flowers at Kiev's eternal flame and the tomb of the Unknown Soldier. This is...

Ukraine Public Holidays

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

Public holiday note

Holidays falling on the weekend are observed the following Monday. Holidays falling on Tuesday or Thursday may be observed the preceding Monday or following Friday.

2017

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2017
January
07
Orthodox Christmas Day
Start date:
7 January 2017
March
08
International Women's Day
Start date:
8 March 2017
April
16
Orthodox Easter Sunday
Start date:
16 April 2017
May
01
Labour Days
Start date:
1 May 2017
End date:
2 May 2017
May
09
Victory Day
Start date:
9 May 2017
June
04
Orthodox Pentecost
Start date:
4 June 2017
June
28
Constitution Day
Start date:
28 June 2017
August
24
Independence Day
Start date:
24 August 2017