Free Museum Days in Moscow
3rd Sunday of each month
3rd Sunday of each month is a day when everyone can visit most Moscow museums for free.
Moskva River summer navigation season
24 April 2017 – 14 November 2017
The Moskva River
The summer navigation season begins in late April. There are ten major river routes, including those beyond the city. Book a cruise
Night of Art
4 November 2017
Various cultural institution of Moscow including museums, libraries, theatres, and exhibition halls will offers their visitors extensive cultural program.
Day of National Unity
4 November 2017
Annually, the Russian Federation celebrates the liberation from Polish-Lithuanian invaders in 1612.
Day of Military Honour Parade
7 November 2017
Red Square will turn into an open-air museum of the military equipment of the Great Patriotic War.
Master Street Exhibition
20-24 November 2017
Visit an exhibition of traditional Russian handicraft and choose a unique souvenir for your friends and family.
Christmas celebration in GUM
30 November 2017- 28 February 2018
Christmas celebration in GUM implies a lot of music and performances as well as competitions and games.
International music festival December Nights of Sviatoslav Richter
30 November – 29 December 2017
Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts
The Red Square will turn into an open-air museum of the military equipment of the Great Patriotic War.
29 December 2017 – 8 January 2018
The traditional New Year festival “Ice Moscow” will be held at Poklonnaya Hill for the 3rd time.
Magical Winter at VDNH
December 2017 – January 2018
The International Exhibition Centre VDNKh will house the Magical Winter exhibition in December.
Journey to Christmas
15 December – 14 January 2018
The Christmas fairy-tale will begin on Red Square and fill all pedestrian areas of the capital.
New Year celebration
31 December 2017 – 8 January 2018
“New year” is a public holiday in Russia. In 2018, the celebration will be lasting from January 1st to 8th.
Russian Orthodox Christmas
7 January 2018
Christmas is a national holiday, however many Russians continue to focus on the New Year’s celebration.
19 January 2018
As part of its yearly tradition to celebrate Epiphany Day, Russian Orthodox Christians bathe in icy rivers and ponds to mark the baptism of Jesus Christ.
2018 FIFA World Cup Russia ✪
14 June – 15 July 2018
Otkrytiye Arena, Luzhniki Stadium
Moscow is one of the Host Cities for 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia. Ticket holders get Visa Free entry to Russia, free transportation, etc.