Public Holidays in Bulgaria in 2017

Bulgaria Upcoming Holidays in Bulgaria

Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve

24 December 2017 This National holiday is in 12 days. The highlight of Bulgarian Christmas Eve is a feast marking the end of the fasting of a...

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2017 This National holiday is in 13 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus, the date which according to tradition took pl...

Second Day of Christmas
Second day of Christmas

26 December 2017 This National holiday is in 14 days. The second day of Christmas is known as Boxing Day or St. Stephens Day. St Stephen was ...

Bulgaria List of national public holidays of Bulgaria in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 New Years Day
Monday January 02 New Years Holiday
Friday March 03 Liberation Day National Day. Marks the Treaty of San Stefano signed on 3 Mar 1878
Friday April 14 Orthodox Good Friday Movable
Monday April 17 Orthodox Easter Monday Movable
Monday May 01 Labour Day Labour Day and International Workers' Solidarity Day
Monday May 08 St. George's Day (observed) Day of the Bulgarian Army
Wednesday May 24 Culture and Literacy Day Day of Bulgarian Enlightenment and Culture and of Slavonic Alphabet
Wednesday September 06 Unification Day Commemorates the unification of Eastern Rumelia and Bulgaria in 1885
Friday September 22 Independence Day Independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1908
Sunday December 24 Christmas Eve
Monday December 25 Christmas Day
Tuesday December 26 Second Day of Christmas Celebrated on 26th December
Wednesday December 27 Third Day of Christmas An additional holiday as Christmas Eve falls on a Sunday in 2017


National Holiday


  • If a holiday falls on a weekend, the following weekday will be a holiday

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