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Easter Sunday 2024 in Bulgaria

Many Orthodox churches base their Easter date on the Julian calendar, which often differs from the Gregorian calendar that is used by many western countries. Therefore the Orthodox Easter period often occurs later than the Easter period that falls around the time of the March equinox.

Is Easter Sunday a Public Holiday?

Easter Sunday is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2024, it falls on a Sunday, and some businesses may choose to follow Sunday opening hours.

It is common to crack or smash painted eggs on Orthodox Easter Day.


About Easter Sunday

Read more about Easter Sunday.

Easter Sunday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2019SunApr 28Easter SundayNational holiday
2020SunApr 19Easter SundayNational holiday
2021SunMay 2Easter SundayNational holiday
2022SunApr 24Easter SundayNational holiday
2023SunApr 16Easter SundayNational holiday
2024SunMay 5Easter SundayNational holiday
2025SunApr 20Easter SundayNational holiday
2026SunApr 12Easter SundayNational holiday
2027SunMay 2Easter SundayNational holiday
2028SunApr 16Easter SundayNational holiday
2029SunApr 8Easter SundayNational holiday

While we diligently research and update our holiday dates, some of the information in the table above may be preliminary. If you find an error, please let us know.