Holidays in Iran in 2016
 
Date Weekday Holiday name Holiday type
Feb 11 Thursday Revolution Day National holiday
Mar 13 Sunday Martyrdom of Fatima National holiday
Mar 19 Saturday Oil Nationalization Day National holiday
Mar 20 Sunday March equinox Season
Mar 20 Sunday Norooz (Persian New Year) National holiday
Mar 21 Monday Norooz Holiday National holiday
Mar 22 Tuesday Norooz Holiday National holiday
Mar 23 Wednesday Norooz Holiday National holiday
Mar 31 Thursday Islamic Republic Day National holiday
Apr 1 Friday Nature Day National holiday
Apr 21 Thursday Birthday of Imam Ali National holiday
May 5 Thursday Prophet’s Ascension National holiday
May 22 Sunday Imam Mahdi’s birthday National holiday
Jun 3 Friday Anniversary of Khomeini’s Death National holiday
Jun 4 Saturday Revolt of Khordad 15 National holiday
Jun 20 Monday June Solstice Season
Jun 27 Monday Martyrdom of Imam Ali National holiday
Jul 7 Thursday Eid-e-Fetr (End of Ramadan) National holiday
Jul 31 Sunday Martyrdom of Imam Sadeq National holiday
Sep 13 Tuesday Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice) National holiday
Sep 21 Wednesday Eid-al-Ghadir National holiday
Sep 22 Thursday September equinox Season
Oct 11 Tuesday Tassoua National holiday
Oct 12 Wednesday Ashura National holiday
Nov 21 Monday Arbaeen National holiday
Nov 30 Wednesday Martyrdom of Imam Reza National holiday
Dec 17 Saturday Birthday of Prophet Muhammad and Imam Sadeq National holiday
Dec 21 Wednesday December Solstice Season