Holidays in Iran in 2013

DateWeekdayHoliday nameHoliday type
Jan 3ThursdayArbaeenNational holiday
Jan 11FridayDemise of Prophet Muhammad and Martyrdom of Imam HassanNational holiday
Jan 12SaturdayMartyrdom of Imam RezaNational holiday
Jan 29TuesdayBirthday of Prophet Muhammad and Imam SadeqNational holiday
Feb 10SundayRevolution DayNational holiday
Mar 19TuesdayOil Nationalization DayNational holiday
Mar 20WednesdayMarch equinoxSeason
Mar 21ThursdayNorooz (Persian New Year)National holiday
Mar 22FridayNorooz HolidayNational holiday
Mar 23SaturdayNorooz HolidayNational holiday
Mar 24SundayNorooz HolidayNational holiday
Apr 1MondayIslamic Republic DayNational holiday
Apr 2TuesdayNature DayNational holiday
Apr 14SundayMartyrdom of FatimaNational holiday
May 24FridayBirthday of Imam AliNational holiday
Jun 4TuesdayAnniversary of Khomeini's DeathNational holiday
Jun 5WednesdayRevolt of Khordad 15National holiday
Jun 7FridayProphet's AscensionNational holiday
Jun 21FridayJune SolsticeSeason
Jun 24MondayImam Mahdi's birthdayNational holiday
Jul 30TuesdayMartyrdom of Imam AliNational holiday
Aug 9FridayEid-e-Fetr (End of Ramadan)National holiday
Aug 10SaturdayEid-e-Fetr (Additional Holiday)National holiday
Sep 2MondayMartyrdom of Imam SadeqNational holiday
Sep 22SundaySeptember equinoxSeason
Oct 16WednesdayEid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
Oct 24ThursdayEid-al-GhadirNational holiday
Nov 13WednesdayTassouaNational holiday
Nov 14ThursdayAshuraNational holiday
Dec 21SaturdayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 23MondayArbaeenNational holiday
Dec 31TuesdayDemise of Prophet Muhammad and Martyrdom of Imam HassanNational holiday

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