List of national public holidays of Iran in 2020

This page contains a calendar of all 2020 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, 2020 Feb. 11, 2020 Islamic Revolution Day On February 11
March 19, 2020 March 19, 2020 Oil Nationalisation Day Esfand 29
March 20, 2020 March 20, 2020 Nowruz Iranian New Year
March 21, 2020 March 21, 2020 Nowruz Holiday
March 22, 2020 March 22, 2020 The Prophet's Acension Rajab 27
March 22, 2020 March 22, 2020 Nowruz Holiday
March 23, 2020 March 23, 2020 Nowruz Holiday
March 31, 2020 March 31, 2020 Islamic Republic Day Farvardin 12
April 1, 2020 April 1, 2020 Nature Day Farvardin 13
April 9, 2020 April 9, 2020 Imam Mahdi's Birthday Sha'aban 15
April 9, 2020 April 9, 2020 Imam Ali's Birthday Rajab 13
May 14, 2020 May 14, 2020 Martyrdom of Imam Ali Ramadan 21
May 24, 2020 May 24, 2020 Eid ul-Fitr End of Ramadan
May 25, 2020 May 25, 2020 The Day after Eid-e-Fitr Shawwal 2
May 26, 2020 May 26, 2020 Eid Al-Fitr Holiday
June 3, 2020 June 3, 2020 Demise of Imam Khomeini Khordad 14
June 4, 2020 June 4, 2020 Khordad National Uprising (1963) Khordad 15
June 17, 2020 June 17, 2020 Martyrdom of Imam Sadeq
July 31, 2020 July 31, 2020 Eid-e-Qorban Feast of the Sacrifice
Aug. 8, 2020 Aug. 8, 2020 Eid-e-Ghadir Dhu al-Hijjah 18
Aug. 28, 2020 Aug. 28, 2020 Tasoua Hosseini Muharram 9
Aug. 29, 2020 Aug. 29, 2020 Ashoura 10th day of Muslim New Year
Oct. 8, 2020 Oct. 8, 2020 Arbaeen Safar 20
Oct. 16, 2020 Oct. 16, 2020 Death of Prophet Muhammad Safar 28
Oct. 17, 2020 Oct. 17, 2020 Martyrdom of Imam Reza Safar 29
Oct. 29, 2020 Oct. 29, 2020 Birthday of Muhammad and Imam Sadegh Rabi'-ul-Awwal 17
Nov. 16, 2020 Nov. 16, 2020 Martyrdom of Imam Hassan Asgari Rabi'-ul-Awwal 8