Armenian Events Calendar

1000 Years of Village Life
27 September - 27 September

1000 Years of Village Life

"1000 years of Village Life" festival will take place on September 29 in Armavir region, the village Pshatavan. After two days in Pshatavan, you will be able to see the connections of villagers' everyday lives and the Armenian culture. 

Upcoming Events

The Big Bonfire Festival
The Big Bonfire Festival
The Big Bonfire Festival is held in autumn in the town of Gavar, Gegharkunik region, and symbolizes the harvest of potatoes. 
28 September - 28 September
Tea and Coffee Festival
Tea and Coffee Festival
During the 2 days of the festival, a wide variety of coffee, tea and Armenian herbal and mountain teas are presented.
02 October - 03 October
Areni Wine Festival
Areni Wine Festival
The “Areni Wine” Festival is held every autumn in the village of Areni, Vayots Dzor, which is famous for its great winemaking traditions.
03 October - 03 October
Yerevan Marathon
Yerevan Marathon
The "Yerevan Marathon" is one of the much-awaited and joyous events which takes place in Yerevan every year in October. The race starts from Republic Square
18 October - 18 October
The 2801st anniversary of Erebuni-Yerevan
The 2801st anniversary of Erebuni-Yerevan
Yerevan, one of the oldest cities in the world, was founded in the 8th century B.C. (782) and was named Erebuni. "Erebuni-Yerevan" is the birthday of the capital of Armenia, which is celebrated every year in October.
19 October - 19 October

Past Events

Gata Festival
Gata Festival
Gata is very tasty traditional Armenian sweet which has an interesting and unusual making process. This year, the festival will take place in September from 13:00 to 17:00 in Khachik village.
21 September - 21 September
Armenia at the Crossroad of Peace
Armenia at the Crossroad of Peace
"Armenia at the Crossroads of Peace" International Folk Festival is held in Armenia and brings together participants from dozens of countries. The programs are varied and cover different areas of folk culture.
19 September - 24 September
Harvest Festival of Rural Life and Traditions
Harvest Festival of Rural Life and Traditions
The annual festival of rural life and traditions takes place in Yerevan, usually in the English Park. Farmers not only from Armenia but also from neighboring countries (Artsakh, Georgia, Iran) take part in the festival.
14 September - 14 September
"Cultural Renaissance"
"Cultural Renaissance"
"Cultural Renaissance" Pan-Armenian Festival of Arts and Crafts is annually held in Dilijan. The festival hosts an exhibition-sale of souvenirs, carpets, paintings, tapestry, national costume dolls, Armenian dishes, etc.
07 September - 07 September
"Voskehat" wine festival
"Voskehat" wine festival
"Voskehat" wine festival is held in Aragatsotn region, where "Voskehat" grapes have been grown for centuries. Due to the favorable conditions and the unique taste of the grapes, the wine is distinguished by its delicacy and aroma.
07 September - 07 September
Wine and Culture Festival
Wine and Culture Festival
The “Wine and Culture” festival is a great opportunity for wine lovers who are interested in Armenian culture. During this day you’ll have a chance to try various types of wine while listening to Armenian traditional music.
02 September - 02 September
Barbecue Festival
Barbecue Festival
Barbecue is the most favorite traditional dish of Armenians. The annual Barbecue festival is held in the town of Akhtala, Lori region. In 2017, the festival organizers declared Akhtala the World Barbecue Capital.
18 August - 18 August
Honey and Berry Festival
Honey and Berry Festival
ArPR Holding and Shamshadin Honey and Berry festival organizes 7th "Honey and berry festival" which is an annual festival that aims to show the richness of the community to the world by emphasizing its importance as a center of honey and berry production.
08 August - 09 August
Sevan Music Festival
Sevan Music Festival
Want to escape from the hot and chilly Yerevan? Then Sevan Music Festival waits for you, on August 11. Come and Enjoy the cool weather of Sevan and the most enjoyable musical festival of Armenia.
01 August - 02 August
Yerevan Taraz Fest
Yerevan Taraz Fest
Yerevan Taraz Fest is the most cultural festival in Armenia. Every year, the event gathers all the talented designers and fashion houses into one stage and represents Armenian ancient culture with all its beauty. If you're in Armenia never miss the opportunity to be part of this big festival.
01 August - 01 August
Vardavar
Vardavar
On hot and chilly summer days, Armenians know how to become cool playing an extraordinary game called "Ջրոցի/ Jrotsi" or Vardavar.
28 July - 28 July
Watermelon Festival
Watermelon Festival
Watermelon Festival is held annually in the center of Yerevan. The guests of the festival can taste watermelon, watch the Watermelon Carving Contest, enjoy music and different performances. 
22 July - 22 July
Ecotourism Festival
Ecotourism Festival
Ecotourism is a cognitive activity. The participants get acquainted with life in nature, spend the night in tents, visit historical and cultural monuments, get acquainted with rural life.
13 July - 13 July
Artsakh Airfest
Artsakh Airfest
Artsakh Airfest annual festival takes place at Stepanakert airport and is accompanied by an air show. Participants of the event have the opportunity to make tours by Two-seat plane (20,000 dr/10 min), paragliding (20,000 dr/10 min) and balloon (7000 dr/5 min).
13 July - 13 July
Yerevan Beer Festival
Yerevan Beer Festival
The Yerevan Beer Festival is one of the most beloved festivals in Armenia. Armenians love beer and everything related to it, so this festival is a great opportunity to combine beer, live music, dances and games.
12 July - 12 July
Mulberry Festival
Mulberry Festival
The Mulberry Festival takes place in the regions of Armenia where mulberry grows in abundance, and locals have developed traditions of making mulberry products.
06 July - 06 July
HayBuis Festival
HayBuis Festival
The HayBuis Festival takes place in Yenokavan village of Tavush region (Apaga Resort). The festival was first held in 2015.
27 June - 27 June
Utest Fest
Utest Fest
The festival of Armenian national cuisine is organized in Yerevan every summer. 
15 June - 15 June
"Hamov-Hotov Yerevan"
"Hamov-Hotov Yerevan"
The annual Festival "Bread in the Mountains" under the slogan "Hamov-Hotov Yerevan" (tasty Yerevan), takes place annually in summer. The event is attended by companies representing Armenian cuisine - restaurants, taverns, culinary colleges, as well as various social organizations.
10 June - 10 June
Hartak festival
Hartak festival
"Hartak" is a festival of learning and experience exchange that aims to create a platform where participants can learn, practice and present their own experiences through masterclasses and practical workshops.
07 June - 07 June
Sheep Shearing Festival
Sheep Shearing Festival
The Sheep Shearing Festival is gradually becoming a traditional holiday. The festival is fun, provides an opportunity to recall old traditions as well as to present products from local manufacturers.
06 June - 06 June
Tolma Festival
Tolma Festival
In Armenia, Tolma festival has been holding since 2011.This year the festival will take place Near Zvartnots Temple.
23 May - 23 May
Yerevan Wine days
Yerevan Wine days
The ‘’Yerevan Wine Days’’ activity devoted to the best traditions’ development and presentation of Armenian wines was launched in Yerevan.  The activity takes place in one of the most colorful corners of the city, at Saryan Street.
03 May - 04 May
Snowman - Snow Art Festival
Snowman - Snow Art Festival
A group of amateurs and amateurs and professionals in Jermuk will make statues, snowmen and everything that is connected with the ice. But the festival is not summing up by making them a lot of interesting things and are waiting for you there.
01 February - 16 February