Public Holidays in Iran in 2019

Iran Upcoming Holidays in Iran

Note Observance of fasting during the month of Ramadan is currently in effect. This may affect the length of working hours.

Martyrdom of Imam Ali
Martyrdom of Imam Ali

26 May 2019 This National holiday is in 6 days. Ali ibn Abu Talib was the cousin and son-in-law of the prophet Muhammad. He ruled the R...

Demise of Imam Khomeini
Demise of Imam Khomeini

4 June 2019 This National holiday is in 15 days. Ayatollah Khomeini was an Iranian Shia Muslim religious leader who was the founder of I...

Khordad National Uprising (1963)
Khordad National Uprising (1963)

5 June 2019 This National holiday is in 16 days. Marks the 1963 protests in Iran against the arrest of Ayatollah Khomeini after his deno...

Iran List of national public holidays of Iran in 2019

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday February 11 Islamic Revolution Day
Wednesday March 20 Oil Nationalisation Day Esfand 29
Wednesday March 20 Imam Ali's Birthday Rajab 13
Thursday March 21 Nowruz Iranian New Year
Friday March 22 Nowruz Holiday
Saturday March 23 Nowruz Holiday
Sunday March 24 Nowruz Holiday
Monday April 01 Islamic Republic Day Farvardin 12
Tuesday April 02 Nature Day Farvardin 13
Wednesday April 03 The Prophet's Acension Rajab 27
Sunday April 21 Imam Mahdi's Birthday Sha'aban 15
Sunday May 26 Martyrdom of Imam Ali Ramadan 21
Tuesday June 04 Demise of Imam Khomeini Khordad 14
Wednesday June 05 Khordad National Uprising (1963) Khordad 15
Wednesday June 05 Eid ul-Fitr End of Ramadan
Thursday June 06 The Day after Eid-e-Fitr Shawwal 2
Saturday June 29 Martyrdom of Imam Sadeq Shawwal 25
Sunday August 11 Eid-e-Qorban Feast of the Sacrifice
Monday August 19 Eid-e-Ghadir Dhu al-Hijjah 18
Sunday September 08 Tasoua Hosseini Muharram 9
Monday September 09 Ashoura 10th day of Muslim New Year
Wednesday October 09 Arbaeen Safar 20
Sunday October 27 Death of Prophet Muhammad Safar 28
Tuesday October 29 Martyrdom of Imam Reza Safar 30
Tuesday November 05 Martyrdom of Imam Hassan Asgari Rabi'-ul-Awwal 8
Sunday November 10 Birthday of Muhammad and Imam Sadegh Rabi'-ul-Awwal 17


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