21 Must Attend Festivals in Armenia in 2018

There is too much to see and do in Armenia, so hurry up. Once you are in Armenia, you should attend the festivals, which take place every year.

The festivals will help you to be closer to the Armenian customs and traditions.

Here we represent you twenty-one must attend famous festivals, when and where you can attend them.


1. Yerevan Jazz Days

(Jazz Festival with many Armenian and foreign musicians)

April 30, 2018

Cascade Complex, Yerevan

2. Yerevan Wine Days

(Wine producers represent their wine and cheese to the public)

May 4-5, 19:00-22:00

Saryan Street

3. Dolma Festival

(This tasty festival will represent to you the traditional Armenian food dolma)

May 20, 2018

Hnaberd, Aragatsotn Province

4. Yerevan Color Run

(Bright colours will be all over you and no one will recognize you after all, but it will be fun)

June 2, 2018 

Rio Mall, Yerevan

September 30, 2018

Shahumyan Square, Yerevan

5. Sheep Shearing Festival

(A festival full of competitions, sheep shearing competitions, dances, games, rope walking, sports tournaments)

June 09, 2018

Khot, Syunik Province

6. Bread in the Mountains Festival

(Enjoy the delicious taste of Armenian food, especially Armenian bread)

June 10, 2018

TUMO Park, Yerevan

7. Mulberry Festival

(You can eat mulberries, listen to Armenian songs, dance and admire the beauty of Karayundj)

July 7, 12:00-17:00

Karahunj village, Goris

8. Vardavar Festival

(Splashing water on people is an Armenian tradition called Vardavar. Spend this day at Vardavar Festival)

July 08, 2018


9. Golden Apricot Yerevan International Film Festival

(The greatest Armenian Film Festival will give you a chance to watch many interesting films both Armenian and foreign)

July 08-15, 2018

“Moscow” Cinema, Yerevan

10. Watermelon Festival

(Watermelon lovers and encouraged to attend this festival)

July 14, 2018Swan Lake, Yerevan

11.  Taraz Festival

(If you are a fashion lover then attend this festival to learn more about Armenian traditional clothes)

August 04, 2018


12. Honey and Berry Festival 

(The best honey makers take part in this festival and represent their honey to public)

August 18, 2018

Shamshadin region

13. Yerevan Beer Fest

(Drink beer as fast as you can and win a present)

August 18-19, 2018

Swan Lake, Yerevan

14. Barbecue Festival

(Barbecue lovers must attend this festival and enjoy the tastiest barbecue ever)

August 19, 2018

Akhtala, Lori Province

15. Carpet Festival

(Admire Armenian carpets and have a chance to buy them)

September 08, 2018

Dilijan, Tavush Province

16. Harissa Festival

(Eating the legendary Harissa in a legendary place will fill your heart with pride)

September 15, 2018

Musaler, Armavir Province

17. Gata Festival

(At the festival you will be able to eat the largest bun named gata in Armenia)

September 22, 12:00-17:00

Haik village, Vayots Dzor Province

18. Erebuni-Yerevan Festival

(Let’s celebrate the birthday of the ancient city Yerevan)

September 29-30, 2018

Republic Square, Yerevan

19. Areni Wine Festival

(A wine festival with much cheese and many songs, dances)

October 6, 12:00-17:00

Areni, Vayots Dzor Province

20. ReAnimania Yerevan International Animation Film and Comics Art Festival

(Attend another film festival and enjoy the best films)

October 28-November 03, 2018

“Moscow” Cinema, Yerevan

21. Holy Lance Feast

(This Christian feast will fill you with holy energy)

November 30, 2018

Echmiadzin, Armavir Province


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