List of national public holidays of Iraq in 2020

This page contains a calendar of all 2020 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, 2020 Jan. 1, 2020 New Year's Day
Jan. 6, 2020 Jan. 6, 2020 Army Day Except Kurdistan
March 21, 2020 March 21, 2020 Eid Norooz Kurdistan only. Spring Festival. Persian New Year.
May 1, 2020 May 1, 2020 Labour Day International observances began with the Haymarket Riot in Chicago
May 24, 2020 May 24, 2020 Eid Al Fitr End of Ramadan
May 25, 2020 May 25, 2020 Eid Al Fitr Holiday End of Ramadan
May 26, 2020 May 26, 2020 Eid Al Fitr Holiday End of Ramadan
May 27, 2020 May 27, 2020 Eid Al Fitr Holiday End of Ramadan
May 28, 2020 May 28, 2020 Eid Al Fitr Holiday End of Ramadan
July 14, 2020 July 14, 2020 Republic Day
July 31, 2020 July 31, 2020 Eid Al-Adha Feast of Sacrifice
Aug. 1, 2020 Aug. 1, 2020 Eid Al-Adha Holiday Sacrifice Feast. Date varies on Lunar cycle
Aug. 2, 2020 Aug. 2, 2020 Eid Al-Adha Holiday Sacrifice Feast. Date varies on Lunar cycle
Aug. 3, 2020 Aug. 3, 2020 Eid Al-Adha Holiday Sacrifice Feast. Date varies on Lunar cycle
Aug. 20, 2020 Aug. 20, 2020 Islamic New Year Hijri New Year
Aug. 29, 2020 Aug. 29, 2020 Ashura 10th day of Muharram
Oct. 3, 2020 Oct. 3, 2020 Iraqi Independence Day National Day
Oct. 29, 2020 Oct. 29, 2020 Mawlid al-Nabi
Dec. 10, 2020 Dec. 10, 2020 Victory Day
Dec. 25, 2020 Dec. 25, 2020 Christmas Christian only