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Public Holidays in Iraq in 2017

Iraq Upcoming Holidays in Iraq

Eid Al Fitr
Eid al-Fitr

25 June 2017 This National holiday is in 30 days. The festival of Eid al-Fitr, the Festival of Fast breaking, marks the end of Ramadan

Eid Al Fitr Holiday
Eid al-Fitr Holiday

26 June 2017 This National holiday is in 31 days. Second day of holidays for the festival of Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of Ramadan

Eid Al Fitr Holiday
Eid al-Fitr Holiday

27 June 2017 This National holiday is in 32 days. Third day of holidays for the festival of Eid al-Fitr, marking the end of Ramadan

Iraq List of National Public holidays of Iraq in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day
Friday January 06 Jan 6 Army Day Expect Kurdistan
Tuesday March 21 Mar 21 Eid Norooz Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
Monday May 01 May 1 Labour Day International observances began with the Haymarket Riot in Chicago
Sunday June 25 Jun 25 Eid Al Fitr End of Ramadan
Monday June 26 Jun 26 Eid Al Fitr Holiday End of Ramadan
Tuesday June 27 Jun 27 Eid Al Fitr Holiday End of Ramadan
Friday July 14 Jul 14 Republic Day
Friday September 01 Sep 1 Eid Al-Adha Feast of Sacrifice
Saturday September 02 Sep 2 Eid Al-Adha Holiday Sacrifice Feast. Date varies on Lunar cycle
Sunday September 03 Sep 3 Eid Al-Adha Holiday Sacrifice Feast. Date varies on Lunar cycle
Monday September 04 Sep 4 Eid Al-Adha Holiday Sacrifice Feast. Date varies on Lunar cycle
Friday September 22 Sep 22 Islamic New Year Hijri New Year
Saturday September 30 Sep 30 Ashura 10th day of Muharram
Tuesday October 03 Oct 3 Iraqi Independence Day National Day
Friday December 01 Dec 1 Mawlid al-Nabi Second time in 2017 due to Lunar cycles
Monday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Christian only

Key

National Holiday Regional Holiday Not a Public Holiday

Notes

  • The weekend is observed on a Friday and Saturday

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