Public Holidays in Russia 2022

Living in Russia or going on holiday there? Here’s a list of all the public holidays in Russia you need to know in 2022, as well as other important dates to note in your calendar.

Whether you live in Russia or are just visiting, it’s important that you take note of public holidays and other important dates. On some of these days, businesses and offices will be closed or have reduced hours.

To make sure you don’t miss any important events, our guide lists public holidays in Russia and important dates from the Russian calendar.
Public Holidays in Russia

Public and National Holidays 2022 in Russia

Public holidays in Russia in 2022:

  • Saturday, 1 January 2022 – New Year’s Day (Новый год)
  • Sunday, 2 January 2022 – New Year holiday (Новогодние каникулы)
  • Monday, 3 January 2022 – New Year holiday (Новогодние каникулы)
  • Tuesday, 4 January 2022 – New Year holiday (Новогодние каникулы)
  • Wednesday, 5 January 2022 – New Year holiday (Новогодние каникулы)
  • Thursday, 6 January 2022 – New Year holiday (Новогодние каникулы)
  • Friday, 7 January 2022 – Orthodox Christmas Day (Рождество Христово)
  • Wednesday, 23 February 2022 – Defender of the Fatherland Day (День защитника Отечества)
  • Tuesday, 8 March 2022 – International Women’s Day (Международный женский день)
  • Sunday, 1 May 2022 – Labour Day (День труда)
  • Monday, 9 May 2022 – Victory Day (День Победы)
  • Sunday, 12 June 2022 – Russia Day (День России)
  • Friday, 4 November 2022 – Unity Day (День народного единства)

Public holidays in Russia in 2023:

  • Sunday, 1 January 2023 – New Year’s Day (Новый год)
  • Monday, 2 January 2023 – New Year holiday (Новогодние каникулы)
  • Tuesday, 3 January 2023 – New Year holiday (Новогодние каникулы)
  • Wednesday, 4 January 2023 – New Year holiday (Новогодние каникулы)
  • Thursday, 5 January 2023 – New Year holiday (Новогодние каникулы)
  • Friday, 6 January 2023 – New Year holiday (Новогодние каникулы)
  • Saturday, 7 January 2023 – Orthodox Christmas Day (Рождество Христово)
  • Thursday, 23 February 2023 – Defender of the Fatherland Day (День защитника Отечества)
  • Wednesday, 8 March 2023 – International Women’s Day (Международный женский день)
  • Monday, 1 May 2023 – Labour Day (День труда)
  • Tuesday, 9 May 2023 – Victory Day (День Победы)
  • Monday, 12 June 2023 – Russia Day (День России)
  • Saturday, 4 November 2023 – Unity Day (День народного единства)

Public holidays in Russia in 2024:

  • Monday, 1 January 2024 – New Year’s Day (Новый год)
  • Tuesday, 2 January 2024 – New Year holiday (Новогодние каникулы)
  • Wednesday, 3 January 2024 – New Year holiday (Новогодние каникулы)
  • Thursday, 4 January 2024 – New Year holiday (Новогодние каникулы)
  • Friday, 5 January 2024 – New Year holiday (Новогодние каникулы)
  • Saturday, 6 January 2024 – New Year holiday (Новогодние каникулы)
  • Sunday, 7 January 2024 – Orthodox Christmas Day (Рождество Христово)
  • Friday, 23 February 2024 – Defender of the Fatherland Day (День защитника Отечества)
  • Friday, 8 March 2024 – International Women’s Day (Международный женский день)
  • Wednesday, 1 May 2024 – Labour Day (День труда)
  • Thursday, 9 May 2024 – Victory Day (День Победы)
  • Wednesday, 12 June 2024 – Russia Day (День России)
  • Monday, 4 November 2024 – Unity Day (День народного единства)

Last Updated on 01/07/2022

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