Plan your trip around the holidays and national events to make your experience even richer.
The table below summarises all significant dates for Armenia.
|Dec.31, Jan. 1&2||New Year||Major National public holiday|
|January 6||Soorb Tsnund (Christmas equivalent)||As per the Armenian Apostolic Church|
|March 8||Women’s Day||All females get a mention!|
|April 7||Mother’s & Beauty Day||What can we say females like the attention!|
|April 24||Genocide Memorial Day||Entire Day is dedicated to paying respect and laying flowers at the Genocide memorial at Tzitzernakaberd in Yerevan.|
|May 1||Labour Day||Public holiday across many European countries|
|May 9||Victory and Peace Day||Soviet era memorial for war veterans|
|May 28||Restoration of Armenian Statehood Day||Dating back to 1918|
|July 5||Constitution Day||Public holiday|
|A Sunday in July(varies by year)||Vardavar Festival||Fun, fun, fun! Don’t leave home without your wet weather gear! It’s a water splashing day. Everyone is guaranteed to get wet! Great way to cool down on a hot summers day 🙂|
|September 21||Independence Day||Dating back to 1991|
|December 7||Earthquake Victims Memorial Day||Dating back to 1988|