List of national public holidays of Iraq in 2019

This page contains a calendar of all 2019 public holidays for Iraq. 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
Jan. 1, 2019 Jan. 1, 2019 New Year's Day
Jan. 6, 2019 Jan. 6, 2019 Army Day Except Kurdistan
March 21, 2019 March 21, 2019 Eid Norooz Kurdistan only. Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
May 1, 2019 May 1, 2019 Labour Day International observances began with the Haymarket Riot in Chicago
June 5, 2019 June 5, 2019 Eid Al Fitr End of Ramadan
June 6, 2019 June 6, 2019 Eid Al Fitr Holiday End of Ramadan
June 7, 2019 June 7, 2019 Eid Al Fitr Holiday End of Ramadan
June 8, 2019 June 8, 2019 Eid Al Fitr Holiday End of Ramadan
June 9, 2019 June 9, 2019 Eid Al Fitr Holiday End of Ramadan
July 14, 2019 July 14, 2019 Republic Day
Aug. 12, 2019 Aug. 12, 2019 Eid Al-Adha Feast of Sacrifice
Aug. 13, 2019 Aug. 13, 2019 Eid Al-Adha Holiday Sacrifice Feast. Date varies on Lunar cycle
Aug. 14, 2019 Aug. 14, 2019 Eid Al-Adha Holiday Sacrifice Feast. Date varies on Lunar cycle
Aug. 15, 2019 Aug. 15, 2019 Eid Al-Adha Holiday Sacrifice Feast. Date varies on Lunar cycle
Sept. 1, 2019 Sept. 1, 2019 Islamic New Year Hijri New Year
Sept. 10, 2019 Sept. 10, 2019 Ashura 10th day of Muharram
Oct. 3, 2019 Oct. 3, 2019 Iraqi Independence Day National Day
Nov. 10, 2019 Nov. 10, 2019 Mawlid al-Nabi
Dec. 10, 2019 Dec. 10, 2019 Victory Day
Dec. 25, 2019 Dec. 25, 2019 Christmas Christian only