Public holidays and observances in Iran

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 Birthday of Imam Ali National holiday
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
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

Year 2021

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 17 Sunday Martyrdom of Fatima National holiday
February 11 Thursday Revolution Day Public Holiday
February 25 Thursday Birthday of Imam Ali National holiday
March 11 Thursday Prophet's Ascension National holiday
March 20 Saturday March equinox Season
March 29 Monday Imam Mahdi's birthday National holiday
May 3 Monday Martyrdom of Imam Ali National holiday
May 13 Thursday Eid-e-Fetr (End of Ramadan) National holiday
May 14 Friday Eid-e-Fetr (Additional Holiday) National holiday
June 6 Sunday Martyrdom of Imam Sadeq National holiday
June 21 Monday June Solstice Season
July 20 Tuesday Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice) National holiday
July 28 Wednesday Eid-e-Ghadir National holiday
August 18 Wednesday Tassoua National holiday
August 19 Thursday Ashura Public Holiday
September 22 Wednesday September equinox Season
September 28 Tuesday Arbaeen National holiday
October 6 Wednesday Demise of Prophet Muhammad and Martyrdom of Imam Hassan National holiday
October 7 Thursday Martyrdom of Imam Reza National holiday
October 15 Friday Martyrdom of Imam Hasan al-Askari National holiday
October 24 Sunday Birthday of Prophet Muhammad and Imam Sadeq National holiday
December 21 Tuesday December Solstice Season

Year 2022

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 7 Friday Martyrdom of Fatima National holiday
February 11 Friday Revolution Day Public Holiday
February 15 Tuesday Birthday of Imam Ali National holiday
March 1 Tuesday Prophet's Ascension National holiday
March 19 Saturday Imam Mahdi's birthday National holiday
March 20 Sunday March equinox Season
April 23 Saturday Martyrdom of Imam Ali National holiday
May 3 Tuesday Eid-e-Fetr (End of Ramadan) National holiday
May 4 Wednesday Eid-e-Fetr (Additional Holiday) National holiday
May 27 Friday Martyrdom of Imam Sadeq National holiday
June 21 Tuesday June Solstice Season
July 10 Sunday Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice) National holiday
July 18 Monday Eid-e-Ghadir National holiday
August 7 Sunday Tassoua National holiday
August 8 Monday Ashura Public Holiday
September 17 Saturday Arbaeen National holiday
September 23 Friday September equinox Season
September 25 Sunday Demise of Prophet Muhammad and Martyrdom of Imam Hassan National holiday
September 26 Monday Martyrdom of Imam Reza National holiday
October 4 Tuesday Martyrdom of Imam Hasan al-Askari National holiday
October 13 Thursday Birthday of Prophet Muhammad and Imam Sadeq National holiday
December 22 Thursday December Solstice Season
December 27 Tuesday Martyrdom of Fatima National holiday