Public Holidays in Kazakhstan in 2018

Kazakhstan Upcoming Holidays in Kazakhstan

Day of Gratitude
Day of Gratitude

1 March 2018 This National holiday is in 39 days. Marks the day of the creation of the Assembly of People of Kazakhstan in 1995

Womens Day
Womens Day

8 March 2018 This National holiday is in 46 days. The United Nations has declared March 8th to be a day when the world should celebrate, ...


21 March 2018 This National holiday is in 59 days. Nauryz means 'new day', it is celebrated over several days from 21 March and ma...

Kazakhstan List of national public holidays of Kazakhstan in 2018

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday January 01 New Year's Day
Sunday January 07 Orthodox Christmas Day
Thursday March 01 Day of Gratitude
Thursday March 08 Womens Day Weekday closest to International Women's Day
Wednesday March 21 Nauryz Persian New Year
Thursday March 22 Nauryz Holiday
Friday March 23 Nauryz Holiday
Tuesday May 01 Kazakhstan People Solidarity (observed) Celebrates the unity of all people who live in Kazakhstan
Monday May 07 Defenders Day Defender of the Fatherland Day
Wednesday May 09 Victory Day Celebrates the victory over Nazi Germany and the end of the Second World War
Friday July 06 Capital City Day Astana city became the capital of Kazakhstan on 6 July 1994
Wednesday August 22 Kurban Ait Eid al-Adha
Thursday August 30 Constitution Day Celebrates the constitution of 30 August 1995
Monday December 03 First President's Day (observed) The first national presidential election was held on 1 Dec 1991
Monday December 17 Kazakhstan Independence Day (observed) On 16 Dec 1991, Kazakhstan gained its independence from the Soviet Union
Tuesday December 18 Kazakhstan Independence Holiday Second day of Independence Day celebrations


National Holiday


  • If a national holiday falls on weekend (Saturday or Sunday), the holiday shall be observed on the following Monday.

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