Armenia Festivals 2019

Every year, there are many festivals held in the many corners of Armenia. These festivals introduce you to traditional Armenian foods, products, symbols, crafts, both from within the country and abroad. By visiting even just one of the many Armenian festivals held every year, you can get to taste the traditional dishes of this mountainous country, listen to its songs and watch its dances, experience its ancient customs and traditions, and of course, have a good time.

Information on festivals and events to be held in 2019 has not yet been released. The table below lists the festivals and events held in 2018, to give an idea of the types of events that are likely to be held, and their timing. We will update this table with information on 2019 events as soon as it is available.

Schedule of Armenia tourism festivals and events in 2018

Date Name / Location

Description

May 4-5, 19:00-22:00 Yerevan Wine Days/ Saryan Street, between Tumanyan and Pushkin streets Many wine and cheese producers display their products at this event. Local restaurants also offer Armenian dishes to be paired with wine.
July 7, 12:00-17:00 Mulberry Festival/ Karayundj village, 4 km from Goris This festival is accompanied by Armenian songs and dances. There are also master classes and mulberry gathering.
September 22, 12:00-17:00 Gata Festival/ Haik village, Vaitsdzor Province Gata is a traditional Armenian sweet dish similar to a bun, but very different in structure. The largest gata in the world is cooked at this festival.
October 6, 12:00-17:00 Areni Wine Festival/ Areni, Vaitsdzor Province This festival features local wine and cheese producers, as well as songs, dances, competitions, and performances from local residents and professional ensembles.