Events and Festivals in Armenia in 2024

Each year different events and festivals are held in Armenia and 2024 is not an exception. Armenians are a nation with a rich history and amazing culture. Due to the Armenian wonderful culture, cultural events and various festivals are organized at any season of the year - spring, summer, autumn or winter. Annual festivals and interesting events are held not only in the capital of Armenia - in Yerevan, but also in different parts of our historical country - Armenia.

Festivals in Armenia: Spring 2024

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Spring is one of the most pleasant seasons of the year in Armenia. The weather is moderate with pleasant breeze especially at night. There is natural greenery everywhere, all the trees and plants get new leaves and new flowers bloom all around, the sun shines brightly, and the birds chirp and sing all around. There are beautiful bees and butterflies all around and they enjoy the gardens full of blooming flowers. Spring is considered as queen of all seasons and is the most beautiful time of the year in Armenia. Spring is the time of lots of festivals, events and celebrations in Armenia, like the festivals of jazz, wine, dolma, etc.

In Spring of 2024 Jazz Festival will take place in Armenia. Jazz became more popular in Armenia in 1950-60s, but the first Jazz Festival was held in 1985-86. In 1998 Yerevan International Jazz Festival was held, and from that year on the jazz festivals are held in Armenia each year, which last 2-3 days. Jazz has all the elements that other music has: melody - that’s the tune of the song, harmony - the notes that make the melody sound fuller, rhythm - the heartbeat of the song.

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Yerevan Wine Days is an annual street festival gathering the true wine-makers and wine lovers on Saryan Street. The two-day event features Armenian wine tasting with complimentary appetizers and cheese selections from local vintners and restaurants. Visitors feast on wine and food while enjoying Armenian jazz and local DJs. Yerevan Wine Festival attracts thousands of visitors from around the world, and exactly the development of tourism is one of the aims of the festival.

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Dolma is well-known as an Armenian national dish and it is considered to be one of the jewels of Armenian cuisine.

The Dolma Festival takes place every year in Armenia and it is the main gastronomic festival in our country and one of the most outstanding events. In 2024, it will be held on May 20 near the Zvartnots Temple.

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Organize your holidays in Armenia in spring of 2024 and become the part of Armenian culture and taste the most delicious cuisine in the world!

Tour to Armenia in 2024 will become one of the most unforgettable parts of your life!

Festivals in Armenia: Summer 2024

Summer is the hottest season of the year. In this season the temperature becomes so high that water starts to evaporate very quickly. But this is the most entertaining season for the ones who enjoy it to the fullest because of the long summer holidays.

Have a tour to Armenia in 2024 and take part in festivals in summer – honey and berry festival, barbecue festival, the festival of the Armenian national cloth – Taraz, water festival – Vardavar, etc. For all the ecotourism lovers, the ecotourism festival forms part of the list of the festivals in summer in Armenia in 2024. The festival will take place in Artavan village and will gather eco-travelers from around the world to raise public awareness about ecotourism in a fun and adventurous way. The aim of this festival is to develop the tourism in Armenia and to make known this village.

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The best way to spend a splendid holiday in summer in Armenia is to take part in water festival – Vardavar. The word “Vardavar” has two meanings: “The Flaming of the Rose” and “To Sprinkle with Water”. On the day of Vardavar, everybody pours water with rose petals on one another, starting early in the morning, people from a wide array of ages douse strangers with water. It is common to see people pouring buckets of water from balconies on unsuspecting people walking below them. It is the funniest holiday in Armenia!

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Armenia has an incredible variety of fruits and berries, and that’s why the festivals of watermelon, mulberry and raspberries form part of the list of festivals in summer in Armenia.

The annual “Watermelon Festival” is held in the heart of Yerevan, at the Swan Lake. During the event, the watermelon carving specialists will demonstrate their skills and treat guests with juicy watermelons. The festival will be accompanied by live music, interesting games and various competitions.

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Organize a tour to Armenia in summer of 2024 and have the most delicious holiday ever!

Festivals in Armenia: Autumn 2024

Autumn in Armenia is the season when it is neither too hot nor too cold, when you can enjoy observing the leaves from the trees and plants changing into multi-colored works of art before finally falling away. The bare and vulnerable branches that are created reveal the true and beautiful scenery underneath.

As Albert Camus said: “Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.”

Various interesting festivals - Voskehat Wine Fest, Gata Festival, Eco Fish Fest, Tea and Coffee Festival, Erebuni-Yerevan, etc. will pass during this magical period of the year.

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“Erebuni-Yerevan” is the birthday of the capital of Armenia, which is celebrated every year in October. In 1968 Armenians celebrated the 2750th birthday of the city for the first time and it was not an annual holiday till 1998. After 1998 Armenians are celebrating this holiday each year widely with various events held around the city.

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All the wine-lovers are invited to Armenia to take part in wine festivals in autumn in 2024 in Ashtarak, Artsakh and Areni.

Have a tour to our hospitable country and collect the brightest and remarkable memories ever!