To help you plan your trip to Azerbaijan, here's an overview of the festivals and events taking place this year:
March 20th -
Novruz Bayrami (countrywide)
June 7th -
Azerbaijan Grand Prix (Baku)
October 9th-18th -
International Baku Jazz Festival (Baku)
November 5th -
Pomegranate Festival (Goychay)
There's also a number of national holidays in Azerbaijan which may affect opening hours so bear these in mind when planning your visit.
While Azerbaijan is home to a majority Muslim population, the fasting month of Ramadan is unlikely to disrupt your travel plans. Unlike in other Islamic nations in regions such as the Middle East, restaurants, cafes and bars tend to open as normal.