Armenian festivals, events and holidays in 2019 [full list]


Armenia is a land full of creative people who invent interesting festivals and events, so once you are in Armenia make sure to visit the festivals here.

Armenian festivals and events 2019

Here is a full list of Armenian festivals and events in order not to miss one!

1. Snowman festival

Date: February 16-17

Location: Jermuk, Vayots Dzor

2. Barekendan festival

Date: March 2-3

Location: Pambak, Byurakan

3. Tsaghkazard festival

Date: April 13-14

Location: Pambak, Byurakan

4. Yerevan Jazz days

Date: April 30

Location: Cascade Complex, Yerevan

5. Yerevan Wine days

Date: May 3-4

Location: Saryan street, Yerevan

6. Dolma Festival

Date: May 19

Location: Hnaberd, Ararat

7. Sheep Shearing Festival

Date: June 8

Location: Khot, Syunik Province 

8. Bread in the mountains

Date: June 15 

Location: (updating)

9. Folk for peace

Date: June 21-23

Location: Pambak, Yerevan, Byurakan

10. Haybuys festival

Date: June 29

Location: Yenoqavan, Tavush

11. Argentine Tango festival

Date: June (updating)

Location: Yerevan, Armenia

12. Mulberry Festival

Date: July 6

Location: Karahunj, Syunik

13. Golden Apricot Yerevan International film festival 2019

Date: July 7-14

Location: “Moscow” Cinema, Yerevan

14. Ecotourism festival

Date: July 13-14

Location: Artavan, Vayots Dzor

15. Watermelon Festival

Date: July (updating)

Location: (updating)

16. Huso Aragast festival

Date: July (updating)

Location: Sevan, Dilijan

17. Yell extreme festival

Date: July 27-28

Location: Yenoqavan, Tavush

18. Raspberry Festival

Date: July 27

Location: Ashotavan, Syunik

19. Taraz Festival

Date: July 27

Location: (updating)

20. Vardavar (Water Fest)

Date: July 28

Location: Yerevan

21. Yerevan beer fest

Date: August 3

Location: Yerevan (updating)

22. Sevan Music Festival

Date: August 10-11

Location: Sevan

23. Honey and berry festival

Date: August 10-11

Location: Berd, Tavush

24. Khorovats (Barbeque) festival

Date: August 18

Location: Akhtala, Lori

25․ Arts and Crafts festival

Date: September 7

Location: Dilijan, Tavush

26. Harissa Festival

Date: September 15

Location: Musaler, Armavir

27. International Balloon Festival 2019

Date: September (updating)

Location: Yerevan

28. On the Crossroads of peace festival

Date: September 20-22

Location: Byurakan, Yerevan, Pambak

29. Gata festival

Date: September 20-22

Location: Khachik, Vayots Dzor

30. Tea and Coffee Festival

Date: September 27-28

Location: Swan Lake, Yerevan

31. Yerevan Colour Run

Date: September (updating)

Location: Hamalir Complex, Yerevan

32. Great oven festival

Date: September 28

Location: Gavar

33. 1000 Years Village Life Festival

Date: September 29

Location: Pshatavan, Armavir

34. Areni Wine Festival

Date: October 5

Location: Areni, Vayots Dzor

35. WCIT (World Congress on Information Technology) 2019

Date: October 6-9

Location: Yerevan, Armenia

36. Erebuni-Yerevan

Date: October (updating)

Location: Yerevan

37. Targmanchats Festival

Date: October 11-12

Location: Pambak, Byurakan

38. ReAnimania Yerevan International Animation film and comics art festival 2019

Date: October 28-November 03

Location: “Moscow” Cinema, Yerevan

39. Navasard Harvest Festival 

Date: November 1-2

Location: Pambak, Byurakan

40. The Holy Lance feast

Date: November 30

Location: Echmiadzin, Armavir Province

41. Kaghand Folk Festival

Date: December 28-29

Location: Pambak, Byurakan

Holidays celebrated in Armenia 2019

There are too many and at the same time interesting holidays in Armenia which you should visit, so here is the list of both public and non-public holidays celebrated in Armenia.

1. Christmas

Date: Januray 6

2. Trndez

Date: February 13

3. St. Valentine’s Day

Date: February 14

4. St. Sargis’ Day

Date: February 16

5. Book gifting day

Date: February 19

6. Big Lent day

Date: March 4

7. Women’s day

Date: March 8

8. Humour Day

Date: April 1

9. Mothers’ and Beauties’ day

Date: April 7

10. Easter

Date: April 21

11. Armenian genocide memorial day

Date: April 24

12. Victory day

Date: May 9

13. Shushi Liberation Day

Date: May 9

14. The Day of the First Republic of Armenia

Date: May 28

15. International Day for Protection of Children

Date: June 1

16. RA Constitution Day

Date: July 5

17. Vardavar

Date: July 28

18. Lake Sevan day

Date: August 25

19. Knowledge Day

Date: September 1

20. Artsakh Republic Independence Day

Date: September 2

21. RA Independence Day

Date: September 21

22. Teacher’s day

Date: October 5

23. Halloween

Date: October 31

24. Black Friday

Date: November 22

25. New Year

Date: December 31

Welcome to Armenia, let’s enjoy every festival, every holiday together with Gardman Tour!

Gardman Tour, 05.02.2019