Events in Georgia
Georgians enjoy religious and cultural celebrations very much. This is when Georgian towns come alive, with everyone participating in the festivities.
- New Year’s Day: New Year’s Day is a national holiday and a major event in Georgia, celebrated with food and drinking. There’ll be Georgian dances, choir performances, and flashy fireworks lighting up the midnight sky on New Year’s Day in Georgia.
- International Women’s Day and Mother’s Day: On March 8 and March 3 every year, Georgian city streets are buried in flowers. People purchase colorful bouquets to honor their mothers, wives and grandmothers. The cities vibe with concerts, festivities, shows, charity events, and folk festivals.
- Victory Day: March 9 marks Georgia’s Victory Day, the day that Georgia obtained freedom from fascism. Victory Day celebrations are held in parks, with dancing, brass brand performances, the laying of flowers at the feet of war memorials and remembering war veterans and heroes.
- Love Day: Apart from St. Valentine’s Day, Georgians celebrate Love Day on April 15, when they give gifts to their loved ones, and enjoy many romantic events.
- Tamaroba: On May 14 each year, Georgia celebrates the reign of one of their greatest kings, Queen Tamar. The festivities are mainly held in Akhaltsikhe and Tbilisi.
- Independence Day: The actual independence is on March 31, but the locals celebrate their freedom on May 26, when Georgia was declared an independent state. A military parade is followed by a gala concert and a festival of flowers that takes place in Vardobistve, where the Bridge of the World is transformed into a colorful ark of flowers.