Holidays in Iran in 2014

DateWeekdayHoliday nameHoliday type
Jan 2ThursdayMartyrdom of Imam RezaNational holiday
Jan 19SundayBirthday of Prophet Muhammad and Imam SadeqNational holiday
Feb 11TuesdayRevolution DayNational holiday
Mar 20ThursdayMarch equinoxSeason
Mar 20ThursdayOil Nationalization DayNational holiday
Mar 21FridayNorooz (Persian New Year)National holiday
Mar 22SaturdayNorooz HolidayNational holiday
Mar 23SundayNorooz HolidayNational holiday
Mar 24MondayNorooz HolidayNational holiday
Apr 1TuesdayIslamic Republic DayNational holiday
Apr 2WednesdayNature DayNational holiday
Apr 3ThursdayMartyrdom of FatimaNational holiday
May 13TuesdayBirthday of Imam AliNational holiday
May 27TuesdayProphet's AscensionNational holiday
Jun 4WednesdayAnniversary of Khomeini's DeathNational holiday
Jun 5ThursdayRevolt of Khordad 15National holiday
Jun 13FridayImam Mahdi's birthdayNational holiday
Jun 21SaturdayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 19SaturdayMartyrdom of Imam AliNational holiday
Jul 29TuesdayEid-e-Fetr (End of Ramadan)National holiday
Jul 30WednesdayEid-e-Fetr (Additional Holiday)National holiday
Aug 22FridayMartyrdom of Imam SadeqNational holiday
Sep 23TuesdaySeptember equinoxSeason
Oct 5SundayEid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
Oct 13MondayEid-al-GhadirNational holiday
Nov 3MondayTassouaNational holiday
Nov 4TuesdayAshuraNational holiday
Dec 13SaturdayArbaeenNational holiday
Dec 21SundayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 21SundayDemise of Prophet Muhammad and Martyrdom of Imam HassanNational holiday
Dec 23TuesdayMartyrdom of Imam RezaNational holiday

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