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Iraq Public Holidays 2026

See also: 2026 public holidays in Iran, Jordan, Kuwait, Middle East, OPEC, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey and worldwide.

This page contains the list of Iraq 2026 public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, non-working national holidays, and sectorial holidays. The data on this page is also accessible via our free Android and iPhone mobile apps, whose data feed is also updated nightly. The full qppstudio worldwide public holidays database for 2025, 2026, 2027, 2028, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of Iraq public holidays in 2026 is:

Date Weekday Public Holiday Observance
Jan Thursday New Year's Day (Sovereignty Day)
Jan Tuesday Army Day (1921) (except Kurdistan)
Mar Thursday Rebellion Anniversary (1991) (Kurdistan) regional
Mar Friday Eid al Fitr (End of Ramadan)
Mar Saturday Eid al Fitr Holiday
Mar Saturday Spring Day (Nowruz)
Mar Sunday Eid al Fitr Holiday banks
Apr Thursday Baghdad Liberation Day (Kurdistan) regional
May Friday Labor Day
May Wednesday Eid al Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)
May Thursday Eid al Adha Holiday
May Friday Eid al Adha Holiday
May Saturday Eid al Adha Holiday
June Thursday Eid al-Ghadir
June Tuesday Islamic New Year
June Thursday Ashura
July Tuesday Republic Day
Aug Wednesday The day after the Arbaeen of Imam Hussein
Aug Tuesday Moulad (The Prophet's Birthday)
Oct Saturday National Iraqi Day
Dec Thursday Victory Day
Dec Friday Christmas Day other

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Global Holidays Observed in Iraq

Below is the list of global holidays observed as non-working public holidays in Iraq, with the dates of these global holidays for the next 10 years (2024-2034).

Iraq Background Information and Links