Holidays in Bulgaria 2023: exact dates, calendar

Holidays in Bulgaria 2023

In this short article, School-Holidays.Info has gathered information about the holidays in Bulgaria in 2023. Unfortunately, there are not many of them. We indicated the dates of official and unofficial holidays, arranged them in chronological order. At the end of the article you’ll find the Bulgarian production calendar for the year 22-23. It includes all weekends, regular and public holidays.

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Public holidays in Bulgaria 2023

All holidays listed below are public holidays. For convenience, we have arranged them in chronological order.


January 1, 2023 – New Year.


March 3 – Liberation Day.


  • April 14 – Orthodox Good Friday;
  • April 15 – Orthodox Great Saturday;
  • April 16 – Orthodox Easter;
  • April 17 – Orthodox Easter Monday.


  • May 1 – Day of Labor and International Solidarity of Workers;
  • May 6 – Saint George’s Day, Day of Courage and the Bulgarian Army;
  • May 24 – Day of Bulgarian Education, Culture and Slavonic Literature.


  • September 6 – Unification Day;
  • September 22 – Independence Day.

On September 6, 1885, there was an armed uprising and the seizure of power in Plovdiv (Eastern Rumelia). As a result, an Act of unification of the Principality of Bulgaria with Eastern Rumelia was signed. But only on September 22, 1908, the independence of Bulgaria was proclaimed.


  • December 24 – Holy evening;
  • December 25 – Christmas;
  • December 26 – 2nd day of Christmas;
  • December 27 – additional day off for Christmas.

Unofficial holidays in Bulgaria in 2023

There are so-called unofficial holidays in Bulgaria. They are not approved by law and are working days. But each unofficial holiday has its own traditions. We have listed them below in chronological order.

  • 01.02.2023 – Victims of Communism’s Remembrance Day;
  • 14.02.2023 – Valentine’s Day;
  • 01.06.2023 – International Children’s Day;
  • 01.11.2023 – National Revival Day;
  • 31.12.2023 – New Year’s Eve.

Bulgarian production calendar for 2023

Bulgarian production calendar for 2023, showing all holidays.

In this short publication, we gathered the official state and unofficial holidays in Bulgaria 2023. Unfortunately, there are not many of them. We hope you found what you were looking for. Don’t forget to share the post with your friends!

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