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Family Day 2024 in Ukraine

Family Day is a national observance in Ukraine and celebrates the importance of families on July 8 every year.

Is Family Day a Public Holiday?

Family Day is not a public holiday. Businesses have normal opening hours.

Family Day in Ukraine celebrates the importance of families.


What Do People Do?

Various family events, such as outdoor festivals and picnics, are organized in many towns and cities in Ukraine on July 8. Various activities are also held to promote Family Day related topics and themes.

Public Life

Family Day is an observance and not a public holiday in Ukraine.


In 2011, Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovych signed a decree "On the Celebration of Some Memorable Dates and Professional Holidays". The decree included Family Day, to be observed on the July 8 each year. Family Day is seen as a positive step towards strengthening families in Ukraine. This day has links with the UN’s International Day of Families, which is celebrated in many places worldwide on May 15.

Family Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2019MonJul 8Family DayObservance
2020WedJul 8Family DayObservance
2021ThuJul 8Family DayObservance
2022FriJul 8Family DayObservance
2023SatJul 8Family DayObservance
2024WedMay 15Family DayObservance
2025ThuMay 15Family DayObservance
2026FriMay 15Family DayObservance
2027SatMay 15Family DayObservance
2028MonMay 15Family DayObservance
2029TueMay 15Family DayObservance

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.