Festivals are the part of culture. Like other nations in the world, Bulgaria people also celebrates different events and festivals. If you are looking for the events and festivals calendar of Bulgaria, here you can go. We have arranged all the event and festival list according to the date. Let's enjoy

List of Festivals in Bulgaria

Holiday Name Date Type Day Remains
New Year's Day Jan 01 Holiday 0 minutes
World Braille Day Jan 04 Observance 0 minutes
International Programmers' Day Jan 07 Observance 0 minutes
World Religion Day Jan 17 Observance 0 minutes
International Customs Day Jan 26 Observance 0 minutes
Tu Bishvat/Tu B'Shevat Jan 28 Observance 0 minutes
World Leprosy Day Jan 31 Observance 0 minutes
World Wetlands Day Feb 02 Observance 0 minutes
World Day of the Sick Feb 11 Observance 0 minutes
Valentine's Day Feb 14 Observance 0 minutes
Self-Injury Awareness Day Mar 01 Observance 0 minutes
Bulgaria Liberation Day Mar 03 Holiday 0 minutes
International Women's Day Mar 08 Observance 0 minutes
World Kidney Day Mar 11 Observance 0 minutes
March Equinox/ Vernal Equinox Day Mar 20 Observance 0 minutes
Earth Hour Mar 27 Observance 0 minutes
April Fool's Day Apr 01 Observance 0 minutes
Good Friday Apr 02 Holiday 0 minutes
International Day for Monuments and Sites Apr 18 Observance 0 minutes
Orthodox Good Friday Apr 30 Holiday 0 minutes
Labour Day May 01 Observance 0 minutes
International Workers' Day/May Day May 01 Holiday 0 minutes
Orthodox Holy Saturday May 01 Holiday 0 minutes
Orthodox Easter May 02 Holiday 0 minutes
Orthodox Easter Monday May 03 Holiday 0 minutes
Saint George's Day (Eastern) May 06 Holiday 0 minutes
World Ovarian Cancer Day May 08 Observance 0 minutes
Mother's Day May 09 Observance 0 minutes
International Nurses Day May 12 Observance 0 minutes
World Autoimmune day May 20 Observance 0 minutes
Day of Slavonic Alphabet, Bulgarian Enlightenment and Culture May 24 Holiday 0 minutes
African Liberation Day May 25 Observance 0 minutes
International Parents' Day Jun 01 Observance 0 minutes
Father's Day Jun 20 Observance 0 minutes
International Friendship Day Jul 30 Observance 0 minutes
Friday the 13th Aug 13 Observance 0 minutes
Ashura/10th of Muharram Aug 19 Observance 0 minutes
International Overdose Awareness Day Aug 31 Observance 0 minutes
World Sexual Health Day Sep 04 Observance 0 minutes
Unification Day Sep 06 Holiday 0 minutes
Still's Disease Awareness Day Sep 17 Observance 0 minutes
Independence Day Sep 22 Holiday 0 minutes
International Celebrate Bisexuality Day Sep 23 Observance 0 minutes
World Heart Day Sep 29 Observance 0 minutes
World Vegetarian Day Oct 01 Observance 0 minutes
World Teacher's Day Oct 05 Observance 0 minutes
World Cerebral Palsy Day Oct 06 Observance 0 minutes
World Sight Day Oct 14 Observance 0 minutes
World Stroke Day Oct 29 Observance 1 week, 6 days
World Vegan Day Nov 01 Observance 2 weeks, 2 days
World Pneumonia Day Nov 12 Observance 3 weeks, 6 days
World Prematurity Day Nov 17 Observance 1 month
International Men's Day Nov 19 Observance 1 month
World AIDS Day Dec 01 Observance 1 month, 2 weeks
Day off for Christmas Day Dec 24 Observance 2 months, 1 week
Eastern Orthodox Christmas Eve Dec 24 Holiday 2 months, 1 week
Christmas Day Dec 25 Observance 2 months, 1 week
2nd Day of Christmas (Eastern) Dec 26 Holiday 2 months, 1 week
Boxing Day / Proclamation Day/St. Stephen's Day/Wren Day Dec 26 Holiday 2 months, 1 week
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Holiday Notes

  •   International Programmers' Day usually held on 7th January or 12th or 13th September every year.
  •   World Religion Day celebrates on the third Sunday of January.
  •   Tu Bishvat/Tu B'Shevat is celebrated by the Jewish occurring on the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Shevat
  •   World Leprosy Day celebrates on the last Sunday of January.
  •   World Kidney Day celebrates on the second Thursday of March.
  •   March Equinox is the day when the duration of night & day are nearly equal.
  •   Earth Hour usually celebrates on the last Saturday of March.
  •   Good Friday is celebrated to commemorate the day of the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ. It observes before two days of Easter Sunday so the date varies every year. It is a legal holiday only in some states.
  •   Orthodox Good Friday is celebrated as a later date of Good Friday. The day celebrates in many western churches. The date varies every year according to the day Good Friday
  •   The date of Orthodox Holy Saturday is followed by Julian Calendar so the dates vary.
  •   Orthodox Easter is mainly celebrated for Jesus’ resurrection period. The date mainly fixed by the Julian, gregorian calendar so the date varies every year.
  •   Orthodox Easter Monday date varies every year.
  •   Mother's Day mainly occurs on the second Sunday of the month of May.
  •   Mainly Father's Day celebrates on the third Sunday of June. On this sequence this year it is on 20th June.
  •   International Friendship Day worldwide celebrates on July 30. In many countries, people celebrate on the first Sunday of August.
  •   World Sight Day celebrates on the second Thursday of the month of October.
  •   It is the eve of Christmas day
  •   Christmas Day is observed throughout the world among the Christian Community