Holidays in Iran in 2018

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Date Weekday Holiday Name Holiday Type
Feb 11 Sunday Revolution Day National holiday
Mar 20 Tuesday March equinox Season
Mar 20 Tuesday Oil Nationalization Day National holiday
Mar 21 Wednesday Norooz (Persian New Year) National holiday
Mar 22 Thursday Norooz Holiday National holiday
Mar 23 Friday Norooz Holiday National holiday
Mar 24 Saturday Norooz Holiday National holiday
Mar 30 Friday Birthday of Imam Ali National holiday
Apr 1 Sunday Islamic Republic Day National holiday
Apr 2 Monday Nature Day National holiday
Apr 13 Friday Prophet’s Ascension National holiday
May 2 Wednesday Imam Mahdi’s birthday National holiday
Jun 4 Monday Anniversary of Khomeini’s Death National holiday
Jun 5 Tuesday Revolt of Khordad 15 National holiday
Jun 6 Wednesday Martyrdom of Imam Ali National holiday
Jun 15 Friday Eid-e-Fetr (End of Ramadan) National holiday
Jun 16 Saturday Eid-e-Fetr (Additional Holiday) National holiday
Jun 21 Thursday June Solstice Season
Jul 9 Monday Martyrdom of Imam Sadeq National holiday
Aug 21 Tuesday Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice) National holiday
Aug 29 Wednesday Eid-e-Ghadir National holiday
Sep 19 Wednesday Tassoua National holiday
Sep 20 Thursday Ashura National holiday
Sep 23 Sunday September equinox Season
Oct 29 Monday Arbaeen National holiday
Nov 7 Wednesday Demise of Prophet Muhammad and Martyrdom of Imam Hassan National holiday
Nov 8 Thursday Martyrdom of Imam Reza National holiday
Nov 25 Sunday Birthday of Prophet Muhammad and Imam Sadeq National holiday
Dec 21 Friday December Solstice Season