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Iran Public Holidays 2021

See also: 2021 public holidays in Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Iraq, Middle East, OPEC, Pakistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan and worldwide.

This page contains the list of Iran 2021 public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, non-working national holidays, and sectorial holidays. The public holidays listing on this page is also accessible via our free Android and iPhone/iPad mobile apps. The full qppstudio worldwide public holidays database for 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of Iran public holidays in 2021 is:


Date Weekday Public Holiday
Jan Sunday Martyrdom of Hazrat Fatemeh
Feb Wednesday Anniversary of the Islamic Revolution
Feb Thursday Imam Ali's Birthday
Mar Thursday The Prophet's Ascension (Mabaath)
Mar Friday Oil Nationalization Day
Mar Sunday Norooz (Persian New Year)
Mar Monday Norooz Holiday
Mar Tuesday Norooz Holiday
Mar Wednesday Norooz Holiday
Mar Monday Imam Mahdi's Birthday
Apr Thursday Islamic Republic Day
Apr Friday Sizdehbedar (Nature Day)
May Tuesday Martyrdom of Imam Ali
May Thursday Eid-e-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
May Friday The day after Eid-e-Fitr
June Friday Demise of Imam Khomeini
June Saturday 15th Khordad National Uprising (1963)
June Sunday Martyrdom of Imam Jafar Sadeq
July Tuesday Eid-e-Qorban (Feast of Sacrifice)
July Wednesday Eid-e-Ghadir
Aug Wednesday Tasoua Hosseini
Aug Thursday Ashura Hosseini (Martyrdom of Imam Hussein)
Sep Monday Arbaeen of Hosseini (40th day after Ashura)
Oct Tuesday Death of Prophet Mohammad / Martyrdom of Imam Hasan
Oct Thursday Martyrdom of Imam Reza
Oct Friday Martyrdom of Imam Hassan Asgari
Oct Sunday Birth of Prophet Mohammad and of Imam Jafar Sadeq

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Recent Iran Public Holidays News and Updates


Below is a list of recent news and updates related to Iran public holidays, national holidays, government holidays and bank holidays (note that this newsfeed is delayed by 30 days).

Global Holidays Observed in Iran (beta)


Below is the list of global holidays observed as non-working public holidays in Iran, with the dates of these global holidays for the next 10 years (2019-2029).

Iran Background Information and Links