Kazakhstan Festive Season Tour

A real reflection of country can be seen properly when you visit Kazakhstan in festive season. Perfect blend of ethnic and religious composition can be found in most of the festivals in Kazakhstan. The customs of the nomadic people and the Middle Eastern influences can be easily recognized while enjoying the traditional festivals of the country.

The locals of Kazakhstan get energized to celebrate their traditional, national holidays and special occasions. They wear traditional Kazakh clothes and enjoy holidays with singing, dancing, games, horse racing, and much more. If you want to experience the festive season of Kazak from closer then checkout Kazakhstan tour package and Almaty travel packages.

National Festivals:

New Year - 1st January:

The Christmas and New Year, both are celebrated in Kazakhstan with exchanging gifts and doing fireworks like western style.

Constitution Day - 28 Jan:

The constitution day honours the foundation of the Kazakhstan Republic Constitution. Street festivals, wonderful parades and the amazing fireworks can be enjoyed at this day.

St. Valentine's Day - 14th February:

On this day, people in love exchange the gifts and cards to express their care and affection about each other’s feelings. Mostly the youngsters participate more to rejoice this day.

Men's Day - Feb 23:

Earlier, Feb 23 was named as the official Soviet Army Day in the Soviet Union. Now it is worldwide famous as Men’s day and they usually receive the gifts from women.

International Women's day - 8 March:

8 March is notable all around the world as the International Women's day. Kazakh women also receive flowers and gifts as respect on this day.

Victory day - 9 May:

Parades and other Events are organized by Military to memorialize the Soviet Union victory over Germany in 2nd world war.

Independence Day - 16 December:

16 December is the biggest day in the events calendar in Kazakhstan. It memorializes independence from Soviet Union through street festivals, parades and fireworks.

Religious Festivals:

Along with the national holidays, some sacred festivals are also celebrated with great importance throughout the country. The dates of Muslim festival vary as per the local sightings of various phases of the moon.

Uraza (Ramadan):

Ramadan is renowned as a month of daytime fasting and done by the Muslims in all over the country. If you are planning for Almaty tour then you should visit the city at the time of Ramadan.


The closure of a month of daytime fasting i.e. Ramadan is celebrated by the lavish food and party. On this day, big parties are organized by the Muslim people.

Russian Orthodox Easter:

The second Sunday in April brings the happy celebration of the rebirth of Jesus. Special bread named “Kulich” is baked for this festival.

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