List of national public holidays of Kazakhstan in 2019

This page contains a calendar of all 2019 public holidays for Kazakhstan. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates. Scroll down to view the national list or choose your state’s calendar.

Day Date Holiday Notes
Jan. 1, 2019 Jan. 1, 2019 New Year's Day
Jan. 7, 2019 Jan. 7, 2019 Orthodox Christmas Day
March 8, 2019 March 8, 2019 Women's Day Weekday closest to International Women's Day
March 21, 2019 March 21, 2019 Nauryz Persian New Year
March 22, 2019 March 22, 2019 Nauryz Holiday
March 25, 2019 March 25, 2019 Nauryz Holiday
May 1, 2019 May 1, 2019 Kazakhstan People Solidarity Celebrates the unity of all people who live in Kazakhstan
May 7, 2019 May 7, 2019 Defenders Day Defender of the Fatherland Day
May 9, 2019 May 9, 2019 Victory Day Celebrates the victory over Nazi Germany and the end of the Second World War
July 8, 2019 July 8, 2019 Capital City Day Holiday Astana city became the capital of Kazakhstan on 6 July 1994
Aug. 12, 2019 Aug. 12, 2019 Kurban Ait Eid al-Adha
Aug. 30, 2019 Aug. 30, 2019 Constitution Day Celebrates the constitution of 30 August 1995
Dec. 2, 2019 Dec. 2, 2019 First President's Day (observed) The first national presidential election was held on 1 Dec 1991
Dec. 16, 2019 Dec. 16, 2019 Kazakhstan Independence Day On 16 Dec 1991, Kazakhstan gained its independence from the Soviet Union
Dec. 17, 2019 Dec. 17, 2019 Kazakhstan Independence Holiday Second day of Independence Day celebrations