National Holidays in Iran in 2023

When are the next National holidays in Iran?

Iran Upcoming Holidays

List of Holidays in Iran in 2023

Day Date Holiday Name Comments
Saturday Imam Ali's Birthday Rajab 13
Saturday Islamic Revolution Day National Day
Saturday The Prophet's Ascension Rajab 27
Wednesday Imam Mahdi's Birthday Sha'aban 15
Monday Oil Nationalisation Day Esfand 29
Monday Nowruz Iranian New Year
Tuesday Nowruz Holiday
Wednesday Nowruz Holiday
Thursday Nowruz Holiday
Saturday Islamic Republic Day Farvardin 12
Sunday Nature Day Farvardin 13
Wednesday Martyrdom of Imam Ali Ramadan 21
Saturday Eid e-Fitr End of Ramadan
Sunday The Day after Eid-e-Fitr Shawwal 2
Tuesday Martyrdom of Imam Sadeq Shawwal 25
Sunday Demise of Imam Khomeini Khordad 14
Monday Khordad National Uprising Khordad 15
Thursday Eid-e-Qorban Feast of the Sacrifice
Friday Eid-e-Ghadir Dhu al-Hijjah 18
Thursday Tasoua Hosseini Muharram 9
Friday Ashoura 10th day of Muslim New Year
Wednesday Public Holiday Due to heatwave
Thursday Public Holiday Due to heatwave
Wednesday Arbaeen Safar 20
Thursday Death of Prophet Muhammed / Martyrdom of Imam Hassan Safar 28
Saturday Martyrdom of Imam Reza Safar 30
Sunday Martyrdom of Imam Hassan Asgari Rabi'-ul-Awwal 8
Tuesday Birthday of Muhammad and Imam Sadegh Rabi'-ul-Awwal 17
Sunday Martyrdom Of Hazrat Fatimah Jumada al-Thani 3


  • Though officially only Friday, Thursday and Friday are considered as the weekend in Iran.