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Holidays and Observances in Azerbaijan in 2020

Events and observations associated with the holidays we list may be canceled or otherwise affected due to measures taken to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check with event organizers for details.

Holidays and Observances in Azerbaijan in 2020

Date NameType
Jan 1WednesdayNew Year's DayPublic holiday
Jan 2ThursdayNew Year's Day (day 2)Public holiday
Jan 20MondayMartyrs’ DayPublic holiday
Mar 8SundayWomen's DayPublic holiday
Mar 9MondayWomen's Day observedPublic holiday
Mar 20FridayMarch EquinoxSeason
Mar 20FridayNowruzPublic holiday
Mar 21SaturdayNowruz/Spring HolidayPublic holiday
Mar 22SundayNowruz/Spring HolidayPublic holiday
Mar 23MondayNowruz/Spring HolidayPublic holiday
Mar 24TuesdayNowruz/Spring HolidayPublic holiday
May 9SaturdayVictory Day over FascismPublic holiday
May 11MondayVictory Day over Fascism observedPublic holiday
May 24SundayRamadan holidayPublic holiday
May 25MondayRamadan holidayPublic holiday
May 26TuesdayRamadan holidayPublic holiday
May 28ThursdayRepublic DayPublic holiday
Jun 15MondayDay of National Salvation of the Azerbaijani PeoplePublic holiday
Jun 21SundayJune SolsticeSeason
Jun 26FridayAzerbaijan Armed Forces DayPublic holiday
Jul 31FridayFeast of the SacrificePublic holiday
Aug 1SaturdayFeast of the Sacrifice (day 2)Public holiday
Aug 3MondayFeast of the Sacrifice (day 3)Public holiday
Sep 22TuesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Oct 18SundayNational Independence DayObservance
Nov 9MondayState Flag Day of AzerbaijanPublic holiday
Nov 12ThursdayConstitution DayObservance
Nov 17TuesdayNational Revival DayObservance
Dec 21MondayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 31ThursdayNew Year's EveObservance
Dec 31ThursdayWorld Azerbaijanis Solidarity DayPublic holiday

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