Public holidays and observances in Iran

Year 2018

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 11 Sunday Revolution Day Public Holiday
February 19 Monday Martyrdom of Fatima National holiday
March 20 Tuesday March equinox Season
March 30 Friday Birthday of Imam Ali National holiday
April 13 Friday Prophet's Ascension National holiday
May 1 Tuesday Imam Mahdi's birthday National holiday
June 5 Tuesday Martyrdom of Imam Ali National holiday
June 15 Friday Eid-e-Fetr (End of Ramadan) National holiday
June 21 Thursday June Solstice Season
July 9 Monday Martyrdom of Imam Sadeq National holiday
August 22 Wednesday Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice) National holiday
August 30 Thursday Eid-al-Ghadir National holiday
September 20 Thursday Tassoua National holiday
September 21 Friday Ashura Public Holiday
September 23 Sunday September equinox Season
October 31 Wednesday Arbaeen National holiday
November 9 Friday Martyrdom of Imam Reza National holiday
November 26 Monday Birthday of Prophet Muhammad and Imam Sadeq National holiday
December 21 Friday December Solstice Season

Year 2019

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
February 9 Saturday Martyrdom of Fatima National holiday
February 11 Monday Revolution Day Public Holiday
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
March 20 Wednesday Birthday of Imam Ali National holiday
April 3 Wednesday Prophet's Ascension National holiday
April 21 Sunday Imam Mahdi's birthday National holiday
May 26 Sunday Martyrdom of Imam Ali National holiday
June 5 Wednesday Eid-e-Fetr (End of Ramadan) National holiday
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
June 29 Saturday Martyrdom of Imam Sadeq National holiday
August 12 Monday Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice) National holiday
August 20 Tuesday Eid-al-Ghadir National holiday
September 9 Monday Tassoua National holiday
September 10 Tuesday Ashura Public Holiday
September 23 Monday September equinox Season
October 20 Sunday Arbaeen National holiday
October 29 Tuesday Martyrdom of Imam Reza National holiday
November 15 Friday Birthday of Prophet Muhammad and Imam Sadeq National holiday
December 22 Sunday December Solstice Season

Year 2020

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 29 Wednesday Martyrdom of Fatima National holiday
February 11 Tuesday Revolution Day Public Holiday
March 8 Sunday Birthday of Imam Ali National holiday
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
March 22 Sunday Prophet's Ascension National holiday
April 9 Thursday Imam Mahdi's birthday National holiday
May 14 Thursday Martyrdom of Imam Ali National holiday
May 24 Sunday Eid-e-Fetr (End of Ramadan) National holiday
June 17 Wednesday Martyrdom of Imam Sadeq National holiday
June 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
July 31 Friday Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice) National holiday
August 8 Saturday Eid-al-Ghadir National holiday
August 28 Friday Tassoua National holiday
August 29 Saturday Ashura Public Holiday
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
October 8 Thursday Arbaeen National holiday
October 17 Saturday Martyrdom of Imam Reza National holiday
November 3 Tuesday Birthday of Prophet Muhammad and Imam Sadeq National holiday
December 21 Monday December Solstice Season