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Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice) in Iran

Eid al-Adha is an Islamic festival to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (also known as Abraham) to follow Allah's (God's) command to sacrifice his son. Muslims around the world observe this event.

Is Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice) a Public Holiday?

Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice) is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

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About Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)

Read more about Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice).

Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice) Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015ThuSep 24Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
2016TueSep 13Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
2017FriSep 1Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
2018TueAug 21Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
2019MonAug 12Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
2020FriJul 31Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
2021TueJul 20Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
2022SunJul 10Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
2023ThuJun 29Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
2024MonJun 17Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday
2025SatJun 7Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)National holiday

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