List of national public holidays of Iran in 2018

This page contains a calendar of all 2018 public holidays for Iran. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates. Scroll down to view the national list or choose your state’s calendar.

Day Date Holiday Notes
Feb. 11, 2018 Feb. 11, 2018 Islamic Revolution Day February 11
March 20, 2018 March 20, 2018 Oil Nationalisation Day Esfand 29
March 21, 2018 March 21, 2018 Nowruz Iranian New Year
March 22, 2018 March 22, 2018 Nowruz Holiday
March 23, 2018 March 23, 2018 Nowruz Holiday
March 24, 2018 March 24, 2018 Nowruz Holiday
March 31, 2018 March 31, 2018 Imam Ali's Birthday Rajab 13
April 1, 2018 April 1, 2018 Islamic Republic Day Farvardin 12
April 2, 2018 April 2, 2018 Nature Day Farvardin 13
April 14, 2018 April 14, 2018 The Prophet's Acension Rajab 27
May 2, 2018 May 2, 2018 Imam Mahdi's Birthday Sha'aban 15
June 4, 2018 June 4, 2018 Demise of Imam Khomeini Khordad 14
June 5, 2018 June 5, 2018 Khordad National Uprising (1963) Khordad 15
June 6, 2018 June 6, 2018 Martyrdom of Imam Ali Ramadan 21
June 15, 2018 June 15, 2018 Eid ul-Fitr End of Ramadan
June 16, 2018 June 16, 2018 Eid Al-Fitr Holiday
June 16, 2018 June 16, 2018 The Day after Eid-e-Fitr Shawwal 2
July 9, 2018 July 9, 2018 Martyrdom of Imam Sadeq
Aug. 22, 2018 Aug. 22, 2018 Eid-e-Qorban Feast of the Sacrifice
Aug. 30, 2018 Aug. 30, 2018 Eid-e-Ghadir Dhu al-Hijjah 18
Sept. 19, 2018 Sept. 19, 2018 Tasoua Hosseini Muharram 9
Sept. 20, 2018 Sept. 20, 2018 Ashoura 10th day of Muslim New Year
Oct. 30, 2018 Oct. 30, 2018 Arbaeen Safar 20
Nov. 7, 2018 Nov. 7, 2018 Death of Prophet Muhammad Safar 28
Nov. 8, 2018 Nov. 8, 2018 Martyrdom of Imam Reza Safar 29
Nov. 16, 2018 Nov. 16, 2018 Martyrdom of Imam Hassan Asgari Rabi'-ul-Awwal 8
Nov. 25, 2018 Nov. 25, 2018 Birthday of Muhammad and Imam Sadegh Rabi'-ul-Awwal 17