Iran has a total of 29 holidays in 2023. 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
Birthday of Imam Ali and Father's Day
Saturday, February 4, 2023 Birthday of Imam Ali and Father's Day is a national holiday in Iran
Revolution Day
Saturday, February 11, 2023 Revolution Day is a national holiday in Iran
Prophet's Ascension
Saturday, February 18, 2023 Prophet's Ascension is a national holiday in Iran
Imam Mahdi's birthday
Wednesday, March 8, 2023 Imam Mahdi's birthday is a national holiday in Iran
Oil Nationalization Day
Monday, March 20, 2023 Oil Nationalization Day is a national holiday in Iran
March Equinox
Monday, March 20, 2023 March Equinox in Iran (Tehran)
Norooz (Persian New Year)
Tuesday, March 21, 2023 Norooz (Persian New Year) is a national holiday in Iran
Norooz Holiday
Wednesday, March 22, 2023 Norooz Holiday is a national holiday in Iran
Islamic Republic Day
Saturday, April 1, 2023 Islamic Republic Day is a national holiday in Iran
Nature Day
Sunday, April 2, 2023 Nature Day is a national holiday in Iran
Martyrdom of Imam Ali
Wednesday, April 12, 2023 Martyrdom of Imam Ali is a national holiday in Iran
Eid-e-Fetr (End of Ramadan)
Saturday, April 22, 2023 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-e-Fetr (Additional Holiday)
Sunday, April 23, 2023 Eid-e-Fetr (Additional Holiday) is a national holiday in Iran
Martyrdom of Imam Sadeq
Tuesday, May 16, 2023 Martyrdom of Imam Sadeq is a national holiday in Iran
Demise of Imam Khomeini
Sunday, June 4, 2023 Demise of Imam Khomeini is a national holiday in Iran
Khordad National Uprising
Monday, June 5, 2023 Khordad National Uprising is a national holiday in Iran
June Solstice
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 June Solstice in Iran (Tehran)
Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)
Thursday, June 29, 2023 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-e-Ghadir
Friday, July 7, 2023 Eid-e-Ghadir is a national holiday in Iran
Tassoua
Thursday, July 27, 2023 Tassoua is a national holiday in Iran
Ashura
Friday, July 28, 2023 Ashura is a national holiday in Iran
Arbaeen
Wednesday, September 6, 2023 Arbaeen is a national holiday in Iran
Demise of Prophet Muhammad and Martyrdom of Imam Hassan
Thursday, September 14, 2023 Demise of Prophet Muhammad and Martyrdom of Imam Hassan is a national holiday in Iran
Martyrdom of Imam Reza
Friday, September 15, 2023 Martyrdom of Imam Reza is a national holiday in Iran
September Equinox
Saturday, September 23, 2023 September Equinox in Iran (Tehran)
Martyrdom of Imam Hasan al-Askari
Sunday, September 24, 2023 Martyrdom of Imam Hasan al-Askari is a national holiday in Iran
Birthday of Prophet Muhammad and Imam Sadeq
Tuesday, October 3, 2023 Birthday of Prophet Muhammad and Imam Sadeq is a national holiday in Iran
Martyrdom of Hazrat Fatima
Sunday, December 17, 2023 Martyrdom of Hazrat Fatima is a national holiday in Iran
December Solstice
Friday, December 22, 2023 December Solstice in Iran (Tehran)