Mexico has a total of 45 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 downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.

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