National Holidays in Iran in 2021

Iran 2021

List of Holidays in Iran in 2021

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