Public holidays and observances in Iraq

Year 2020

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday New Year's Day National holiday
January 6 Monday Army Day National holiday
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
March 21 Saturday Nowruz Observance
May 1 Friday Labor Day Public Holiday
May 24 Sunday Eid-al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) National holiday
May 25 Monday Eid-al-Fitr holiday National holiday
May 26 Tuesday Eid-al-Fitr holiday National holiday
June 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
July 14 Tuesday Republic Day Public Holiday
July 31 Friday Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) National holiday
August 1 Saturday Eid-al-Adha holiday National holiday
August 2 Sunday Eid-al-Adha holiday National holiday
August 3 Monday Eid-al-Adha holiday National holiday
August 20 Thursday Islamic New Year National holiday
August 29 Saturday Ashura Public Holiday
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
October 3 Saturday Iraqi Independence Day National holiday
October 29 Thursday The Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday
December 21 Monday December Solstice Season
December 25 Friday Christmas Day National holiday
December 31 Thursday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2021

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Friday New Year's Day National holiday
January 6 Wednesday Army Day National holiday
March 20 Saturday March equinox Season
March 21 Sunday Nowruz Observance
May 1 Saturday Labor Day Public Holiday
May 13 Thursday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
May 14 Friday Eid al-Fitr holiday Bank holiday
May 15 Saturday Eid al-Fitr holiday Bank holiday
June 21 Monday June Solstice Season
July 14 Wednesday Republic Day Public Holiday
July 20 Tuesday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
July 21 Wednesday Eid al-Adha holiday Bank holiday
July 22 Thursday Eid al-Adha holiday Bank holiday
July 23 Friday Eid al-Adha holiday Bank holiday
August 10 Tuesday Islamic New Year National holiday
August 19 Thursday Ashura Public Holiday
September 22 Wednesday September equinox Season
October 3 Sunday Iraqi Independence Day National holiday
October 19 Tuesday The Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday
December 10 Friday Anniversary of Victory over ISIS National holiday
December 21 Tuesday December Solstice Season
December 25 Saturday Christmas Day National holiday
December 31 Friday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2022

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Saturday New Year's Day National holiday
January 6 Thursday Army Day National holiday
March 20 Sunday March equinox Season
March 21 Monday Nowruz Observance
May 1 Sunday Labor Day Public Holiday
May 3 Tuesday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
May 4 Wednesday Eid al-Fitr holiday Bank holiday
May 5 Thursday Eid al-Fitr holiday Bank holiday
June 21 Tuesday June Solstice Season
July 10 Sunday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
July 11 Monday Eid al-Adha holiday Bank holiday
July 12 Tuesday Eid al-Adha holiday Bank holiday
July 13 Wednesday Eid al-Adha holiday Bank holiday
July 14 Thursday Republic Day Public Holiday
July 30 Saturday Islamic New Year National holiday
August 8 Monday Ashura Public Holiday
September 23 Friday September equinox Season
October 3 Monday Iraqi Independence Day National holiday
October 8 Saturday The Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday
December 10 Saturday Anniversary of Victory over ISIS National holiday
December 22 Thursday December Solstice Season
December 25 Sunday Christmas Day National holiday
December 31 Saturday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2023

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Sunday New Year's Day National holiday
January 6 Friday Army Day National holiday
March 21 Tuesday March equinox Season
March 21 Tuesday Nowruz Observance
April 22 Saturday Eid al-Fitr Public Holiday
April 23 Sunday Eid al-Fitr holiday Bank holiday
April 24 Monday Eid al-Fitr holiday Bank holiday
May 1 Monday Labor Day Public Holiday
June 21 Wednesday June Solstice Season
June 29 Thursday Eid al-Adha Public Holiday
June 30 Friday Eid al-Adha holiday Bank holiday
July 1 Saturday Eid al-Adha holiday Bank holiday
July 2 Sunday Eid al-Adha holiday Bank holiday
July 14 Friday Republic Day Public Holiday
July 19 Wednesday Islamic New Year National holiday
July 28 Friday Ashura Public Holiday
September 23 Saturday September equinox Season
September 27 Wednesday The Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday
October 3 Tuesday Iraqi Independence Day National holiday
December 10 Sunday Anniversary of Victory over ISIS National holiday
December 22 Friday December Solstice Season
December 25 Monday Christmas Day National holiday
December 31 Sunday New Year's Eve Observance