Tehran: Public Holidays

Modern and traditional, secular and religious, rich and poor

6th January: Tasua
7th January: Ashura (Martyrdom of Imam Hussein)
10th February: Anniversary of the Islamic Revolution
16th February: Arba’in-e Hosseini (40th day after Ashura)
24th February: Death of Prophet Mohammad/Martyrdom of Imam Hasan
26th February: Martyrdom of Imam Reza
15th March: Birth of Prophet Mohammad and of Imam Sadegh
19th March: Oil Nationalization Day
21st March: Norooz (Persian New Year)
22nd-24th March: Norooz holiday
1st April: Islamic Republic Day
2nd April: Sizdehbedar (Nature Day)
28th May: Martyrdom of Hazart Fatemesh
4th June: Demise of Imam Khomeini
5th June: 15th Khordad National Uprising
6th July: Imam Ali’s Birthday
20th July: The Prophet’s Ascension
7th August: Imam Mahdi’s Birthday
September 11th: Martyrdom of Imam Ali
20th September: Eid-e-Fitr (End of Ramadan)
14th October: Martyrdom of Imam Sadeq
28th November: Eid-e-Qorban (Feast of Sacrifice)
6th December: Eid-e-Ghadir
26th December: Tasua
27th December: Ashura