National Holidays in Iran in 2019

Iran 2019

List of Holidays in Iran in 2019

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


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