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Holiday Weekday Date Type
New Year's Day
New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Monday January 1 National holiday
Reconquest Day
Tuesday January 2 Local holiday
Epiphany
Epiphany is a public holiday and the day most Christmas presentes are exchanged in Spain.
Saturday January 6 National holiday
St. Valero's Feast
Monday January 29 Local holiday
Ash Wednesday
Ash Wednesday marks the first day of Lent in western Christian churches.
Wednesday February 14 Observance
Day of Andalucía
The Day of Andalucía, also known as Andalucía Day, is an annual public holiday in the Andalucía autonomous community in Spain on February 28.
Wednesday February 28 Local holiday
Day of the Balearic Islands
The Day of the Balearic Islands is held on March 1 to remember the date when the Balearic Islands' Statute of Autonomy came into effect. It is a local public holiday in this area in Spain.
Thursday March 1 Local holiday
Fifth of March
Monday March 5 Local holiday
San Jose
Saint Joseph's Day honors St Joseph, the Virgin Mary's spouse. It is a public holiday in some parts of Spain on March 19 each year.
Monday March 19 Common local holiday
March Equinox
Tuesday March 20 Season
Daylight Saving Time starts
Sunday March 25 Clock change/Daylight Saving Time
Palm Sunday
Palm Sunday is a Christian feast that commemorates Jesus Christ’s entry into Jerusalem. It is also the start of Holy Week.
Sunday March 25 Observance
Maundy Thursday
Maundy Thursday is a Christian observance on the Thursday during Holy Week. It is the day before Good Friday.
Thursday March 29 Common local holiday
Good Friday
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Friday March 30 National holiday
Easter Day
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Sunday April 1 Observance
Easter Monday
Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Monday April 2 Common local holiday
Day of Aragón
The Day of Aragon celebrates the Spanish region of Aragon's culture and history. It is an annual local public holiday on April 23.
Monday April 23 Local holiday
St George's Day
St George's Day is an occasion for people in Catalonia to give loved ones a rose and a book.
Monday April 23 Local observance
Castile and León Day
Castile and León Day is celebrated in the Spanish autonomous community of Castile and León on April 23 every year.
Monday April 23 Local holiday
Labor Day / May Day
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Tuesday May 1 National holiday
Day of Madrid
The Day of the Autonomous Community of Madrid, Spain, marks the anniversary of an uprising against French troops in Madrid. It is an annual local public holiday on May 2.
Wednesday May 2 Local holiday
Mothers' Day
One of Spain’s most popular and festive family occasions is Mothers’ Day on the first Sunday in May.
Sunday May 6 Observance
Feast Day of St Isidore
Tuesday May 15 Local holiday
Galicia Literature Day
Galician Literature Day is a local public holiday annually celebrated in autonomous community of Galicia in Spain on May 17. It commemorates writers who wrote in the Galician language.
Thursday May 17 Local holiday
Whit Sunday/Pentecost
Many Christians all over the world annually observe Pentecost, also known as Whitsunday or Whit Sunday.
Sunday May 20 Observance
Whit Monday
Whit Monday, or Pentecost Monday, is a Christian holiday that falls on the day after Pentecost, which is also known as Whit Sunday or Whitsunday.
Monday May 21 Local holiday
Day of the Canary Islands
The Day of the Canary Islands marks the anniversary of the autonomous Canary Islands Parliament's first session. It is a local public holiday on the Canary Islands on May 30 each year.
Wednesday May 30 Local holiday
Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi is a Christian feast in honor of the Holy Eucharist.
Thursday May 31 Observance
Day of Castile-La Mancha
The Day of the Region of Castilla-La Mancha marks the anniversary of when Castilla-La Mancha's first regional courts were opened. It is an annual public holiday in this Spanish region on May 31.
Thursday May 31 Local holiday
Day of Murcia
The Day of the Region of Murcia marks the anniversary of when the autonomy of Murcia's statutes was approved. It is an annual public holiday in Murcia, Spain, on June 9.
Saturday June 9 Local holiday
Day of La Rioja
The Day of La Rioja is an annual public holiday in the Spanish autonomous community of La Rioja on June 9.
Saturday June 9 Local holiday
San Antonio
The Day of Saint Anthony of Padua marks the anniversary of St Anthony's death. It is a local public holiday in Ceuta, Spain, on June 13 each year.
Wednesday June 13 Local holiday
June Solstice
Thursday June 21 Season
Saint John the Baptist Day
Saint John the Baptist Day is annually held on June 24 to honor the life of St John, an early Christian saint. It is a public holiday in Catalonia, Spain.
Sunday June 24 Local holiday
Feast of Saint James the Apostle
Saint James' Day is an occasion to honor the life and deeds of one of Jesus' disciples. It is a public holiday in the autonomous communities of the Basque Country and Galicia in Spain on July 25.
Wednesday July 25 Common local holiday
Day of the Institutions
The Day of the Institutions of Cantabria marks the anniversary of the creation of the Cantabria province.
Saturday July 28 Local holiday
The Day of Our Lady of Africa
The Day of Our Lady of Africa honors the patron saint of the city of Ceuta. It is a public holiday in this Spanish city on August 5.
Sunday August 5 Local holiday
The Day of Our Lady of Africa observed
The Day of Our Lady of Africa honors the patron saint of the city of Ceuta. It is a public holiday in this Spanish city on August 5.
Monday August 6 Local holiday
The Day of Cantabria
The Day of Cantabria celebrates the history, culture and language of the Cantabrian region of Spain. It is annually held on the second Sunday of August.
Sunday August 12 Local observance
Assumption of Mary
The feast day of the Assumption of Mary, also known as Assumption Day, is the principal feast day of the Virgin Mother Mary, according to Christian tradition. It is celebrated annually on or around August 15 although some countries celebrate the day at other times of the year.
Wednesday August 15 National holiday
Eid al-Adha
Eid al-Adha (Id ul-Adha) is an Islamic festival falling on the 10th day of the month of Dhul Hijja (Thou al-Hijja) to commemorate the willingness of Ibrahim (Abraham) to sacrifice his son.
Wednesday August 22 Local holiday
Day of the Independent City of Ceuta
The Day of Ceuta is celebrated as a local public holiday in the city of Ceuta in Spain on September 2 each year. This date commemorates when Pedro de Menezes (Meneses) took control of Ceuta.
Sunday September 2 Local holiday
Day of Asturias
The Day of Asturias commemorates the Virgin of Covadonga and the Battle of Covadonga. It is an annual local public holiday in the autonomous community of Asturias in Spain on September 8.
Saturday September 8 Local holiday
Day of Extremadura
The Day of Extremadura marks the anniversary of the Virgin Mary's birth. It is a local public holiday in Extremadura, Spain, on September 8.
Saturday September 8 Local holiday
Virgin of the Victory
Saturday September 8 Local holiday
Day of Catalonia
The Day of Catalonia commemorates the end of the siege of Barcelona in 1714. It is a local public holiday in Barcelona, Spain, on September 11.
Tuesday September 11 Local holiday
Nuestra Señora de la Bien Aparecida
Saturday September 15 Local holiday
Day of Melilla
The Day of Melilla marks the anniversary of the storming of the city in 1497 and is a public holiday in Melilla, Spain.
Monday September 17 Local holiday
September Equinox
Sunday September 23 Season
Day of the Valencian Community
The Day of the Valencian Community is a local public holiday in Valencia, Spain, on October 9 each year. It celebrates Valencian culture and history.
Tuesday October 9 Local holiday
Hispanic Day
Hispanic Day marks the anniversary of the date that Christopher Columbus first set foot in the Americas. It is a public holiday in Spain on October 12.
Friday October 12 National holiday
Daylight Saving Time ends
Sunday October 28 Clock change/Daylight Saving Time
All Saints' Day
Many churches honor all their saints on All Saints' Day, also known as All Hallows' Day.
Thursday November 1 National holiday
Day of Navarre
People celebrate the culture of the Navarre region in Spain and life of Saint Francis Xavier on the Day of Navarre. It is an annual local public holiday in this region on December 3.
Monday December 3 Local holiday
Constitution Day
Constitution Day marks the anniversary of the referendum to approve the Spanish Constitution and is a public holiday in Spain.
Thursday December 6 National holiday
Immaculate Conception
The Feast of the Immaculate Conception is a Christian observance on December 8 each year.
Saturday December 8 National holiday
December Solstice
Friday December 21 Season
Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Monday December 24 Observance
Christmas Day
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Tuesday December 25 National holiday
St Stephen's Day
The Feast of St Stephen is a holiday to commemorate the life and death of an early Christian saint.
Wednesday December 26 Local holiday
Feast of the Holy Family
Sunday December 30 Observance
New Year's Eve
New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.
Monday December 31 Observance