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Iran Public Holidays 2023

See also: 2023 public holidays in Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Iraq, Middle East, OPEC, Pakistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan and worldwide.

This page contains the list of Iran 2023 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 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of Iran public holidays in 2023 is:

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

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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 (2023-2033).

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