Iraq has a total of 29 holidays in 2022. 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 downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.

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Holiday Date Details
New Year's Day
Saturday, January 1, 2022 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Army Day
Thursday, January 6, 2022 Army Day is a national holiday in Iraq
Rebellion Anniversary
Saturday, March 5, 2022 Rebellion Anniversary is a regional holiday in Iraq
National Day of Tolerance and Coexistence
Sunday, March 6, 2022 National Day of Tolerance and Coexistence is a national holiday in Iraq
Anniversary of Signing of the March 11, 1970 Agreement
Friday, March 11, 2022 Anniversary of Signing of the March 11, 1970 Agreement is a regional holiday in Iraq
Birth Anniversary of the Immortal Barzani
Monday, March 14, 2022 Birth Anniversary of the Immortal Barzani is a regional holiday in Iraq
March Equinox
Sunday, March 20, 2022 March Equinox in Iraq (Baghdad)
Nowruz
Monday, March 21, 2022 Nowruz is a national holiday in Iraq
Nowruz Holiday
Tuesday, March 22, 2022 Nowruz Holiday is a regional holiday in Iraq
Yazidi New Year
Wednesday, April 6, 2022 Yazidi New Year is a regional holiday in Iraq
Baghdad Liberation Day
Saturday, April 9, 2022 Baghdad Liberation Day is a regional holiday in Iraq
Fall of the Defunct Dictatorial Regime and the Liberation of Iraq Day
Saturday, April 9, 2022 Fall of the Defunct Dictatorial Regime and the Liberation of Iraq Day is a regional holiday in Iraq
Labor Day
Sunday, May 1, 2022 Labor Day, International Workers' Day, and May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Eid al-Fitr
Monday, May 2, 2022 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.
Eid al-Fitr holiday
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 Eid al-Fitr holiday is a national holiday in Iraq
Public Sector Holiday
Monday, May 23, 2022 Public Sector Holiday is a government holiday in Iraq
June Solstice
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 June Solstice in Iraq (Baghdad)
Eid al-Adha
Saturday, July 9, 2022 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.
Eid al-Adha holiday
Sunday, July 10, 2022 Eid al-Adha holiday is a national holiday in Iraq
Republic Day
Thursday, July 14, 2022 Republic Day is a national holiday in Iraq
Islamic New Year
Saturday, July 30, 2022 Muharram is the first month of the Islamic calendar and a time of remembrance or mourning.
Ashura
Monday, August 8, 2022 Ashura is a national holiday in Iraq
September Equinox
Friday, September 23, 2022 September Equinox in Iraq (Baghdad)
Iraqi Independence Day
Monday, October 3, 2022 Iraqi Independence Day is a national holiday in Iraq
The Prophet's Birthday
Saturday, October 8, 2022 Mawlid, or Milad, marks the birth of the Islamic prophet Muhammed, or Mohamed, in the year 570 of the Gregorian calendar.
Anniversary of Victory over ISIS
Saturday, December 10, 2022 Anniversary of Victory over ISIS is a national holiday in Iraq
December Solstice
Wednesday, December 21, 2022 December Solstice in Iraq (Baghdad)
Christmas Day
Sunday, December 25, 2022 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
New Year's Eve
Saturday, December 31, 2022 New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.