Mexico has a total of 43 holidays in 2020. 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 downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.

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Holiday Date Details
New Year's Day
Wednesday, January 1, 2020 New Year’s Day, on January 1, is the first day of the year.
Day of the Holy Kings
Monday, January 6, 2020 The Day of the Holy Kings is a Christian celebration when children in Mexico receive gifts from the three wise men.
Sunday, February 2, 2020 Candlemas is also known as the Feast of Presentation of the Lord. It is on February 2 every year.
Constitution Day
Monday, February 3, 2020 Mexico’s Constitution Day is celebrated on the first Monday in February to commemorate the Constitution of 1917.
Valentine's Day
Friday, February 14, 2020 Valentine’s Day in Mexico is not just for romance – it is also a time to show an appreciation for friends.
Flag Day
Monday, February 24, 2020 Mexico’s Flag Day celebrates the national flag, which features vertical stripes of red, white and green with the national coat of arms in the middle of the white stripe.
Ash Wednesday
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Catholics in Mexico observe Ash Wednesday, which is the start of the Lenten fast that lasts for 40 days (excluding Sundays).
Benito Juárez's Birthday Memorial
Monday, March 16, 2020 Benito Juárez Day (Natalicio de Benito Juárez) is a national holiday in Mexico to honor the birthday of one the country’s greatest presidents.
Oil Expropriation Day
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 Oil Expropriation Day serves as a national reminder of when Mexican president Lázaro Cárdenas proclaimed the expropriation of all mineral and oil reserves in Mexico.
March Equinox
Friday, March 20, 2020 March Equinox in Mexico (Mexico City)
Benito Juárez's Birthday Memorial
Saturday, March 21, 2020 Benito Juárez Day (Natalicio de Benito Juárez) is a national holiday in Mexico to honor the birthday of one the country’s greatest presidents.
Palm Sunday
Sunday, April 5, 2020 Christians in Mexico celebrate Palm Sunday, which honors Jesus Christ’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem.
Maundy Thursday
Thursday, April 9, 2020 Mexicans observe Maundy Thursday as part of Holy Week (Semana Santa), which commemorates Jesus’ last moments of life, his death, and resurrection.
Good Friday
Friday, April 10, 2020 Mexicans observe Good Friday as the day Jesus died on the cross about 2000 years ago.
Holy Saturday
Saturday, April 11, 2020 Mexicans observe Holy Saturday as part of Holy Week (Semana Santa), which commemorates Jesus’ last moments of life, his death, and resurrection.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 12, 2020 Easter Sunday is one of the most festive occasions of the year in Mexico – it celebrates Jesus Christ’s resurrection.
Children's Day
Thursday, April 30, 2020 Children’s Day is a Mexican observance that honors and appreciates children.
Labor Day / May Day
Friday, May 1, 2020 Mexico’s Labor Day is celebrated as a day off work and school on the first day of May.
Battle of Puebla (Cinco de Mayo)
Tuesday, May 5, 2020 Cinco de Mayo is an annual government and school holiday dedicated to the Mexican army’s victory of the Battle of Puebla.
Mother's Day
Sunday, May 10, 2020 Many Mexicans celebrate Mothers’ Day as a festive family event in which mothers are given cards, flowers, and presents.
Teacher's Day
Friday, May 15, 2020 Teachers’ Appreciation Day is a festive event to honor teachers and other education workers in Mexico.
Ascension Day
Thursday, May 21, 2020 Churches in Mexico commemorate the story of Jesus rising to heaven on Ascension Day.
Whit Sunday
Sunday, May 31, 2020 Whitsunday is a Christian holiday commemorating the story of the Holy Spirit descending on Jesus’ disciples. It is also known as Pentecost.
Corpus Christi
Thursday, June 11, 2020 Churches throughout Mexico celebrate the Holy Eucharist, or the communion of bread and wine, during Corpus Christi.
June Solstice
Saturday, June 20, 2020 June Solstice in Mexico (Mexico City)
Father's Day
Sunday, June 21, 2020 Fathers and father figures receive cards, chocolates, and other presents on Fathers’ Day in Mexico.
Assumption of Mary
Saturday, August 15, 2020 Catholic churches in Mexico celebrate the Assumption of Mary to honor the belief of the Virgin Mary’s departure from earth to heaven.
Shout of Dolores
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 The day of the Cry of Dolores is an important event leading up to Mexico’s Independence Day celebrations.
Independence Day
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 Mexico’s Independence Day is a nationwide public holiday to celebrate the country’s freedom from Spanish rule.
September Equinox
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 September Equinox in Mexico (Mexico City)
Day of Race
Monday, October 12, 2020 Columbus Day is celebrated in Mexico in honor of an Italian explorer who came to the Americas during the 15th century.
Saturday, October 31, 2020 Halloween is celebrated in Mexico on the last day of October, the day before All Saints’ Day.
All Saints' Day
Sunday, November 1, 2020 All Saints’ Day is a religious observance in Mexico on November 1 to remember all the saints in the Catholic Church.
All Souls' Day
Monday, November 2, 2020 All Souls’ Day, popularly known as the Day of the Dead, is a bank holiday in Mexico to remember deceased relatives and friends on November 2.
Revolution Day Memorial
Monday, November 16, 2020 Revolution Day is held on the third Monday in November to commemorate the start of the Mexican revolution to overthrow the Porfirio Diaz dictatorship in 1910.
Christ the King Day
Sunday, November 22, 2020 Christ the King Day is a Christian observance that recognizes Jesus’ power and authority in the Christian church.
Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Tuesday, December 8, 2020 Catholics in Mexico observe the Feast of the Immaculate Conception to honor the idea that the Virgin Mary’s conception was pure and faultless.
Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe
Saturday, December 12, 2020 One of the most celebrated days in the Mexican calendar is the Day of Our Lady Guadalupe, which commemorates the belief that Jesus’ mother appeared in Mexico in 1531.
December Solstice
Monday, December 21, 2020 December Solstice in Mexico (Mexico City)
Christmas Eve
Thursday, December 24, 2020 Most Mexicans celebrate Christmas Eve on December 24 by attending church masses, visiting family and friends, and enjoying special Christmas dinners.
Christmas Day
Friday, December 25, 2020 Christmas Day is a public holiday across Mexico to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.
Day of the Holy Innocents
Monday, December 28, 2020 The Catholic Church in Mexico observes the Day of the Holy Innocents in memory of when male babies in Bethlehem were executed by Herod’s orders.
New Year's Eve
Thursday, December 31, 2020 New Year’s Eve, on December 31, is the last day of the year.