Public Holidays in Iran in 2021

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There are 26 public holidays in Iran in 2021, and 6 of them fall on Thursday and 4 of them fall on Friday.

The official weekend holiday in Iran is Friday, however, many public and private offices are also closed on Thursdays.

The following is the list of the public holidays in Iran in 2021.

HolidayDateWeekdayNote
Martyrdom of FatimaJan 17, 2021SundayPublic Holiday
Iranian RevolutionFeb 10, 2021WednesdayPublic Holiday
Birthday of Imam AliFeb 25, 2021ThursdayPublic Holiday
Prophet's AscensionMar 11, 2021ThursdayPublic Holiday
Oil Nationalization DayMar 19, 2021FridayPublic Holiday
NowruzMar. 21, 2021SundayPublic Holiday
NowruzMar. 22, 2021MondayPublic Holiday
NowruzMar. 23, 2021TuesdayPublic Holiday
NowruzMar. 24, 2021WednesdayPublic Holiday
Birthday of Imam MahdiMar 29, 2021MondayPublic Holiday
Islamic Republic DayApr 1, 2021ThursdayPublic Holiday
Martyrdom of Imam AliMay 3, 2021MondayPublic Holiday
Eid al-FitrMay 13, 2021ThursdayPublic Holiday
Eid al-FitrMay 14, 2021FridayPublic Holiday
Death of KhomeiniJun 4, 2021FridayPublic Holiday
Revolt of Khordad 15Jun 5, 2021SaturdayPublic Holiday
Martyrdom of Imam JafarJun 6, 2021SundayPublic Holiday
Eid al-AdhaJul 20, 2021TuesdayPublic Holiday
Event of Ghadir KhummJul 28, 2021WednesdayPublic Holiday
TassouaAug 18, 2021WednesdayPublic Holiday
AshuraAug 19, 2021ThursdayPublic Holiday
ArbaeenSep 28, 2021TuesdayPublic Holiday
Demise of Prophet Muhammad
and Martyrdom of Imam Hassan
Oct 6, 2021WednesdayPublic Holiday
Martyrdom of Imam RezaOct 7, 2021ThursdayPublic Holiday
Martyrdom of Imam
Hasan al-Askari
Oct 15,2021FridayPublic Holiday
Prophet's BirthdayOct 24, 2021SundayPublic Holiday

Please also check working days in Iran in 2021.

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