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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 official 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 2022, 2023, 2024, 2025, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of Iran official public holidays in 2021 is:

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

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 (2021-2031).

Iran Background Information and Links