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Iraq Public Holidays 2018

This page contains a national calendar of all 2018 public holidays for Iraq. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.

1 JanMonNew Year's Day
6 JanSatArmed Forces Day
5 MarMonRebellion Anniversary *
21 MarWedSpring Day
9 AprMonBaghdad Liberation Day *
1 MayTueLabour Day
15 JunFriEid al-Fitr
16 JunSatEid al-Fitr Holiday
14 JulSatRepublic Day
21 Aug to 24 AugTue to FriEid al-Adha Holiday
11 SepTueIslamic New Year
20 SepThuAshura
3 OctWedNational Day
20 NovTueProphet Muhammad's Birthday
10 DecMonVictory Day
25 DecTueChristmas Day

— Rebellion Anniversary and Baghdad Liberation Day are observed in Kurdistan only.