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2024 IRAQ HOLIDAYS

The next public holiday in Iraq is

16th June, SundayEid al-Adha Holiday

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List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Iraq in 2024

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
MondayMonJan 01, 2024Jan 01New Year's Day
SaturdaySatJan 06, 2024Jan 06Armed Forces Day
TuesdayTueMar 05, 2024Mar 05Rebellion Anniversary (Kurdistan)
ThursdayThuMar 21, 2024Mar 21Spring Day
TuesdayTueApr 09, 2024Apr 09Baghdad Liberation Day (Kurdistan)
WednesdayWedApr 10, 2024Apr 10Eid al-Fitr
ThursdayThuApr 11, 2024Apr 11Eid al-Fitr Holiday
FridayFriApr 12, 2024Apr 12Eid al-Fitr Holiday
WednesdayWedMay 01, 2024May 01Labour Day
SundaySunJun 16, 2024Jun 16Eid al-Adha Holiday
MondayMonJun 17, 2024Jun 17Eid al-Adha Holiday
TuesdayTueJun 18, 2024Jun 18Eid al-Adha Holiday
SundaySunJul 14, 2024Jul 14Republic Day
TuesdayTueJul 16, 2024Jul 16Ashura
FridayFriJul 19, 2024Jul 19Eid al-Adha Holiday
FridayFriJul 19, 2024Jul 19Islamic New Year
SundaySunSep 15, 2024Sep 15Prophet Muhammad's Birthday
ThursdayThuOct 03, 2024Oct 03National Day
TuesdayTueDec 10, 2024Dec 10Victory Day
WednesdayWedDec 25, 2024Dec 25Christmas Day

Public Holidays in Iraq

Eid al-Adha Holiday

Eid al-Adha Holiday

Sunday Jun 16, 2024

The upcoming Iraq holiday Eid al-Adha Holiday is in 3 days from today.

Eid al-Adha Holiday

Eid al-Adha Holiday

Monday Jun 17, 2024

The upcoming Iraq holiday Eid al-Adha Holiday is in 4 days from today.

Eid al-Adha Holiday

Eid al-Adha Holiday

Tuesday Jun 18, 2024

The upcoming Iraq holiday Eid al-Adha Holiday is in 5 days from today.

List of Popular Celebration Days of United States in 2024

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
FridayFriJan 12, 2024Jan 12National Pharmacists Day
FridayFriJan 19, 2024Jan 19National Popcorn Day
FridayFriFeb 02, 2024Feb 02Groundhog Day
FridayFriFeb 02, 2024Feb 02National Wear Red Day
WednesdayWedFeb 07, 2024Feb 07National Signing Day
FridayFriFeb 09, 2024Feb 09National Pizza Day
TuesdayTueFeb 13, 2024Feb 13Galentine's Day
TuesdayTueFeb 13, 2024Feb 13National Pancake Day
WednesdayWedFeb 14, 2024Feb 14Valentine's Day
ThursdayThuFeb 15, 2024Feb 15National Bagel Day
SundaySunFeb 18, 2024Feb 18National Drink Wine Day
ThursdayThuFeb 22, 2024Feb 22National Margarita Day
ThursdayThuFeb 29, 2024Feb 29Leap Day
FridayFriMar 01, 2024Mar 01National Employee Appreciation Day
ThursdayThuMar 07, 2024Mar 07National Cereal Day
SundaySunMar 10, 2024Mar 10Daylight savings
MondayMonMar 11, 2024Mar 11National Napping Day
ThursdayThuMar 14, 2024Mar 14National Walkout Day
ThursdayThuMar 14, 2024Mar 14National Pi Day
WednesdayWedMar 20, 2024Mar 20National Proposal Day
SaturdaySatMar 23, 2024Mar 23National Puppy Day
SaturdaySatMar 30, 2024Mar 30National Doctor Day
WednesdayWedApr 03, 2024Apr 03National Walking Day
ThursdayThuApr 04, 2024Apr 04National Burrito Day
SundaySunApr 07, 2024Apr 07National Beer Day
ThursdayThuApr 11, 2024Apr 11National Pet Day
FridayFriApr 12, 2024Apr 12National Grilled Cheese Day
ThursdayThuMay 02, 2024May 02National Day Of Prayer
SundaySunMay 12, 2024May 12Mother's Day
SaturdaySatMay 25, 2024May 25National Towel Day
SaturdaySatMay 25, 2024May 25National Wine Day
FridayFriJun 07, 2024Jun 07National Donut Day
SaturdaySatJun 08, 2024Jun 08National Best Friends Day
SundaySunJun 16, 2024Jun 16Father's Day
FridayFriJun 21, 2024Jun 21National Selfie Day
SaturdaySatJun 22, 2024Jun 22National Kissing Day
SaturdaySatJul 13, 2024Jul 13National French Fry Day
SundaySunJul 14, 2024Jul 14National Nude Day
WednesdayWedJul 17, 2024Jul 17National Hot Dog Day
SundaySunJul 21, 2024Jul 21National Ice Cream Day
TuesdayTueJul 23, 2024Jul 23Amazon Prime Day
WednesdayWedJul 24, 2024Jul 24National Tequila Day
MondayMonJul 29, 2024Jul 29National Chicken Wing Day
ThursdayThuAug 01, 2024Aug 01National Girlfriends Day
SundaySunAug 04, 2024Aug 04National Sister Day
WednesdayWedSep 18, 2024Sep 18National Cheeseburger Day
ThursdayThuOct 03, 2024Oct 03National Boyfriends Day
FridayFriOct 04, 2024Oct 04National Vodka Day
FridayFriOct 04, 2024Oct 04National Taco Day
WednesdayWedOct 09, 2024Oct 09Leif Erikson Day
SaturdaySatOct 19, 2024Oct 19Sweetest Day
TuesdayTueOct 29, 2024Oct 29National Cat Day
ThursdayThuOct 31, 2024Oct 31Halloween
SundaySunNov 03, 2024Nov 03National Sandwich Day
FridayFriNov 29, 2024Nov 29Black Friday
MondayMonDec 02, 2024Dec 02Cyber Monday
SaturdaySatDec 07, 2024Dec 07Candle Day
MondayMonDec 09, 2024Dec 09National Pastry Day
FridayFriDec 20, 2024Dec 20National Ugly Sweater day

2024 Public Holidays Iraq Service

The above is the list of 2024 public holidays declared in Iraq which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Iraq holiday calendar for 2024 in Word, Excel, PDF and printable online formats.

Iraq has numerous public holidays that are celebrated nationwide. These holidays come in three forms; the national, public, also called regional holidays and religious.

During the national and religious holidays, government institutions and offices are closed. The employees are given a paid day off. However, regional holidays are designated as working days.

The Islamic religion is dominant in Iraq, with about 99% followers. Muslims observe several holidays annually. The dates of the holidays differ yearly because Muslims use the lunar calendar. The Iraq Muslims celebrate Assyrian New Year on April 1st. The celebrations are marked by festivities, colorful parades, and ancient cultural costumes. The most celebrated Muslim holiday is Eid-ul-Fitr. Muslims all over the country celebrate this day with lots of jubilances.

A few Christians in Iraq celebrate the Christmas holiday. The day is marked by festivities and reading of the nativity story from the Arabic Bible. Iraq observes several national holidays every year. The most popular ones are the Army day and the Republic day. Army day is observed annually since 1921 when the Iraq Army was activated. The celebrations are marked in a colorful event where soldiers hold parades and match in the Iraq military academy in Bagdad.

Iraq celebrates the Republic Day on 14th July every year. The holiday honors the day Abdi al-Karim Qasim overthrew the Hashemite monarchy. During this day, citizens celebrate with cultural shows, songs, and dances, Military stages a show to entertain the citizens. It is the day that brings the Iraq people together and promotes peace and harmony among the natives.