Spain has a total of 24 holidays in 2019. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.
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|New Year's Day
New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
|Tuesday||January 1||National holiday|
Epiphany is a Christian holiday celebrated globally on January 6 each year. It commemorates two events recorded in the Bible: the three wise men’s visit to baby Jesus; and Jesus’ baptism.
|Sunday||January 6||National holiday|
||Monday||January 7||Common local holiday|
Ash Wednesday marks the first day of Lent in western Christian churches.
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.
|Tuesday||March 19||Common local holiday|
Palm Sunday is a Christian feast that commemorates Jesus Christ’s entry into Jerusalem. It is also the start of Holy Week.
Maundy Thursday is a Christian observance on the Thursday during Holy Week. It is the day before Good Friday.
|Thursday||April 18||Common local holiday|
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
|Friday||April 19||National holiday|
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
|Monday||April 22||Common local holiday|
|Labor Day / May Day
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
|Wednesday||May 1||National holiday|
One of Spain’s most popular and festive family occasions is Mothers’ Day on the first Sunday in May.
Many Christians all over the world annually observe Pentecost, also known as Whitsunday or Whit Sunday.
|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.
|Thursday||July 25||Common local holiday|
|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.
|Thursday||August 15||National holiday|
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.
|Saturday||October 12||National holiday|
|All Saints' Day
Many churches honor all their saints on All Saints' Day, also known as All Hallows' Day.
|Friday||November 1||National holiday|
Constitution Day marks the anniversary of the referendum to approve the Spanish Constitution and is a public holiday in Spain.
|Friday||December 6||National holiday|
The Feast of the Immaculate Conception is a Christian observance on December 8 each year.
|Sunday||December 8||National holiday|
|Immaculate Conception observed
||Monday||December 9||National holiday|
Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
|Wednesday||December 25||National holiday|
|Feast of the Holy Family
|New Year's Eve
New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.