Home   Calendar   Holidays   Iran   Eid-e-Fetr (End of Ramadan)
Flag for Iran

Eid-e-Fetr (End of Ramadan) in Iran

Eid-al-Fitr (Eid al-Fitr, Eid ul-Fitr, Id-Ul-Fitr, Eid) is the first day of the Islamic month of Shawwal. It marks the end of Ramadan, which is a month of fasting and prayer. Many Muslims attend communal prayers, listen to a khutba (sermon) and give zakat al-fitr (charity in the form of food) during Eid al-Fitr.

Is Eid-e-Fetr (End of Ramadan) a Public Holiday?

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

Muslim child and mother expressing joy.

Many Muslims dress in fine clothing and children receive gifts on Eid al-Fitr.

©iStockphoto.com/DistinctiveImages

About Eid-e-Fetr (End of Ramadan)

Read more about Eid-e-Fetr (End of Ramadan).

Eid-e-Fetr (End of Ramadan) Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SatJul 18Eid-e-Fetr (End of Ramadan)National holiday
2016WedJul 6Eid-e-Fetr (End of Ramadan)National holiday
2017MonJun 26Eid-e-Fetr (End of Ramadan)National holiday
2018FriJun 15Eid-e-Fetr (End of Ramadan)National holiday
2019WedJun 5Eid-e-Fetr (End of Ramadan)National holiday
2020SunMay 24Eid-e-Fetr (End of Ramadan)National holiday
2021ThuMay 13Eid-e-Fetr (End of Ramadan)National holiday
2022TueMay 3Eid-e-Fetr (End of Ramadan)National holiday
2023SatApr 22Eid-e-Fetr (End of Ramadan)National holiday
2024WedApr 10Eid-e-Fetr (End of Ramadan)National holiday
2025MonMar 31Eid-e-Fetr (End of Ramadan)National holiday

You might also like

When Is the Equinox?

When Is the Equinox?

The Vernal (Spring) Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere is the Autumnal (Fall) Equinox in the Southern Hemisphere. more

Try the Night Sky Map!

Try the Night Sky Map!

Find and track planets in the sky with our new Interactive Night Sky Map. Point your mobile at the sky to follow an object, or play around with the timeline. more

Commuters and tourists in Canary Wharf, London, United Kingdom.

Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Daylight Saving Time (DST) is the practice of setting the clocks forward one hour from standard time during the summer months, and back again in the fall, in order to make better use of natural daylight. more