Mexico has a total of 43 holidays in 2023. 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
Sunday, January 1, 2023 New Year’s Day, on January 1, is the first day of the year.
Day of the Holy Kings
Friday, January 6, 2023 The Day of the Holy Kings is a Christian celebration when children in Mexico receive gifts from the three wise men.
Thursday, February 2, 2023 Candlemas is also known as the Feast of Presentation of the Lord. It is on February 2 every year.
Constitution Day
Sunday, February 5, 2023 Mexico’s Constitution Day is celebrated on the first Monday in February to commemorate the Constitution of 1917.
Valentine's Day
Tuesday, February 14, 2023 Valentine’s Day in Mexico is not just for romance – it is also a time to show an appreciation for friends.
Ash Wednesday
Wednesday, February 22, 2023 Catholics in Mexico observe Ash Wednesday, which is the start of the Lenten fast that lasts for 40 days (excluding Sundays).
Flag Day
Friday, February 24, 2023 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.
Oil Expropriation Day
Saturday, March 18, 2023 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.
Benito Juárez's Birthday Memorial
Monday, March 20, 2023 Benito Juárez Day (Natalicio de Benito Juárez) is a national holiday in Mexico to honor the birthday of one the country’s greatest presidents.
March Equinox
Monday, March 20, 2023 March Equinox in Mexico (Mexico City)
Benito Juárez's Birthday Memorial
Tuesday, March 21, 2023 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 2, 2023 Christians in Mexico celebrate Palm Sunday, which honors Jesus Christ’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem.
Maundy Thursday
Thursday, April 6, 2023 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 7, 2023 Mexicans observe Good Friday as the day Jesus died on the cross about 2000 years ago.
Holy Saturday
Saturday, April 8, 2023 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 9, 2023 Easter Sunday is one of the most festive occasions of the year in Mexico – it celebrates Jesus Christ’s resurrection.
Children's Day
Sunday, April 30, 2023 Children’s Day is a Mexican observance that honors and appreciates children.
Labor Day / May Day
Monday, May 1, 2023 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)
Friday, May 5, 2023 Cinco de Mayo is an annual government and school holiday dedicated to the Mexican army’s victory of the Battle of Puebla.
Mothers' Day
Wednesday, May 10, 2023 Many Mexicans celebrate Mothers’ Day as a festive family event in which mothers are given cards, flowers, and presents.
Teacher's Day
Monday, May 15, 2023 Teachers’ Appreciation Day is a festive event to honor teachers and other education workers in Mexico.
Ascension Day
Thursday, May 18, 2023 Churches in Mexico commemorate the story of Jesus rising to heaven on Ascension Day.
Whit Sunday
Sunday, May 28, 2023 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 8, 2023 Churches throughout Mexico celebrate the Holy Eucharist, or the communion of bread and wine, during Corpus Christi.
Fathers' Day
Sunday, June 18, 2023 Fathers and father figures receive cards, chocolates, and other presents on Fathers’ Day in Mexico.
June Solstice
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 June Solstice in Mexico (Mexico City)
Assumption of Mary
Tuesday, August 15, 2023 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
Friday, September 15, 2023 The day of the Cry of Dolores is an important event leading up to Mexico’s Independence Day celebrations.
Independence Day
Saturday, September 16, 2023 Mexico’s Independence Day is a nationwide public holiday to celebrate the country’s freedom from Spanish rule.
September Equinox
Saturday, September 23, 2023 September Equinox in Mexico (Mexico City)
Day of Race
Thursday, October 12, 2023 Columbus Day is celebrated in Mexico in honor of an Italian explorer who came to the Americas during the 15th century.
Tuesday, October 31, 2023 Halloween is celebrated in Mexico on the last day of October, the day before All Saints’ Day.
All Saints' Day
Wednesday, November 1, 2023 All Saints’ Day is a religious observance in Mexico on November 1 to remember all the saints in the Catholic Church.
All Souls' Day
Thursday, November 2, 2023 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 20, 2023 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 26, 2023 Christ the King Day is a Christian observance that recognizes Jesus’ power and authority in the Christian church.
Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Friday, December 8, 2023 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
Tuesday, December 12, 2023 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
Friday, December 22, 2023 December Solstice in Mexico (Mexico City)
Christmas Eve
Sunday, December 24, 2023 Most Mexicans celebrate Christmas Eve on December 24 by attending church masses, visiting family and friends, and enjoying special Christmas dinners.
Christmas Day
Monday, December 25, 2023 Christmas Day is a public holiday across Mexico to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.
Day of the Holy Innocents
Thursday, December 28, 2023 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
Sunday, December 31, 2023 New Year’s Eve, on December 31, is the last day of the year.
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