Public Holidays in Iran in 2018

Iran Upcoming Holidays in Iran


30 October 2018 This National holiday is in 14 days. Commemorates the martyrdom of Husayn ibn Ali, the grandson of the Islamic prophet Muhammad

Death of Prophet Muhammad
Death of Prophet Muhammad

7 November 2018 This National holiday is in 22 days. Marks the Death of Prophet Muhammad and Martyrdom of Imam Hassan

Martyrdom of Imam Reza
Martyrdom of Imam Reza

8 November 2018 This National holiday is in 23 days. Imam Reza was a descendant of the Prophet Muhammad and the eighth Shi'ite Imam

Iran List of national public holidays of Iran in 2018

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday February 11 Islamic Revolution Day February 11
Tuesday March 20 Oil Nationalisation Day Esfand 29
Wednesday March 21 Nowruz Iranian New Year
Thursday March 22 Nowruz Holiday
Friday March 23 Nowruz Holiday
Saturday March 24 Nowruz Holiday
Saturday March 31 Imam Ali's Birthday Rajab 13
Sunday April 01 Islamic Republic Day Farvardin 12
Monday April 02 Nature Day Farvardin 13
Saturday April 14 The Prophet's Acension Rajab 27
Wednesday May 02 Imam Mahdi's Birthday Sha'aban 15
Monday June 04 Demise of Imam Khomeini Khordad 14
Tuesday June 05 Khordad National Uprising (1963) Khordad 15
Wednesday June 06 Martyrdom of Imam Ali Ramadan 21
Friday June 15 Eid ul-Fitr End of Ramadan
Saturday June 16 The Day after Eid-e-Fitr Shawwal 2
Saturday June 16 Eid Al-Fitr Holiday
Monday July 09 Martyrdom of Imam Sadeq
Wednesday August 22 Eid-e-Qorban Feast of the Sacrifice
Thursday August 30 Eid-e-Ghadir Dhu al-Hijjah 18
Wednesday September 19 Tasoua Hosseini Muharram 9
Thursday September 20 Ashoura 10th day of Muslim New Year
Tuesday October 30 Arbaeen Safar 20
Wednesday November 07 Death of Prophet Muhammad Safar 28
Thursday November 08 Martyrdom of Imam Reza Safar 29
Friday November 16 Martyrdom of Imam Hassan Asgari Rabi'-ul-Awwal 8
Sunday November 25 Birthday of Muhammad and Imam Sadegh Rabi'-ul-Awwal 17


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