Iran has a total of 18 holidays in 2019. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.
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|Martyrdom of Fatima
||Saturday||February 9||National holiday|
||Monday||February 11||National holiday|
|Birthday of Imam Ali
||Wednesday||March 20||National holiday|
||Wednesday||April 3||National holiday|
|Imam Mahdi's birthday
||Sunday||April 21||National holiday|
|Martyrdom of Imam Ali
||Sunday||May 26||National holiday|
|Eid-e-Fetr (End of Ramadan)
Eid-al-Fitr is a holiday to mark the end of the Islamic month of Ramadan, during which Muslims fast during the hours of daylight.
|Wednesday||June 5||National holiday|
|Eid-e-Fetr (Additional Holiday)
||Thursday||June 6||National holiday|
|Martyrdom of Imam Sadeq
||Saturday||June 29||National holiday|
|Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)
Eid al-Adha (Id ul-Adha) is an Islamic festival falling on the 10th day of the month of Dhul Hijja (Thou al-Hijja) to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son.
|Monday||August 12||National holiday|
||Tuesday||August 20||National holiday|
||Monday||September 9||National holiday|
||Tuesday||September 10||National holiday|
||Sunday||October 20||National holiday|
|Demise of Prophet Muhammad and Martyrdom of Imam Hassan
||Monday||October 28||National holiday|
|Martyrdom of Imam Reza
||Tuesday||October 29||National holiday|
|Martyrdom of Imam Hasan al-Askari
||Wednesday||November 6||National holiday|
|Birthday of Prophet Muhammad and Imam Sadeq
||Friday||November 15||National holiday|