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Holidays and Observances in Iran in 2021

Holidays and Observances in Iran in 2021

Date NameType
Jan 17SundayMartyrdom of FatimaNational holiday
Feb 11ThursdayRevolution DayNational holiday
Feb 25ThursdayBirthday of Imam AliNational holiday
Mar 11ThursdayProphet's AscensionNational holiday
Mar 20SaturdayMarch EquinoxSeason
Mar 21SundayNorooz (Persian New Year)National holiday
Mar 22MondayNorooz HolidayNational holiday
Mar 23TuesdayNorooz HolidayNational holiday
Mar 24WednesdayNorooz HolidayNational holiday
Mar 29MondayImam Mahdi's birthdayNational holiday
May 3MondayMartyrdom of Imam AliNational holiday
May 13ThursdayEid-e-Fetr (End of Ramadan)National holiday
May 14FridayEid-e-Fetr (Additional Holiday)National holiday
Jun 6SundayMartyrdom of Imam SadeqNational holiday
Jun 21MondayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 20TuesdayEid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
Jul 28WednesdayEid-e-GhadirNational holiday
Aug 18WednesdayTassouaNational holiday
Aug 19ThursdayAshura (Tentative Date)National holiday
Sep 22WednesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Sep 28TuesdayArbaeenNational holiday
Oct 6WednesdayDemise of Prophet Muhammad and Martyrdom of Imam HassanNational holiday
Oct 7ThursdayMartyrdom of Imam RezaNational holiday
Oct 15FridayMartyrdom of Imam Hasan al-AskariNational holiday
Oct 24SundayBirthday of Prophet Muhammad and Imam SadeqNational holiday
Dec 21TuesdayDecember SolsticeSeason

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