Statutory Holidays in Mexico in 2017

Mexico Upcoming Holidays in Mexico

Independence Day
Independence Day

16 September 2017 This National holiday is in 30 days. Celebrates the start of the Mexican War of Independence against Spain on 16 September 1810

Day of the Races
Day of the Races

12 October 2017 This National holiday is in 56 days. Not an official holiday, this day commemorates the exact date when Christopher Columbus...

Day of the Dead
Day of the Dead

2 November 2017 This National holiday is in 77 days. Not an official holiday. A Mexican celebration of dead ancestors which occurs on Novemb...

Mexico List of National Statutory holidays of Mexico in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day
Monday January 02 Jan 2 New Years Holiday Public Holiday as New Years Day falls on a Sunday
Monday February 06 Feb 6 Constitution Day First Monday in February
Monday March 20 Mar 20 Benito Juarezs Birthday Third Monday in March
Thursday April 13 Apr 13 Maundy Thursday The Thursday before Easter Sunday
Friday April 14 Apr 14 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday May 01 May 1 Labour Day
Friday May 05 May 5 Cinco de Mayo Puebla only
Wednesday May 10 May 10 Mother's Day Always on May 10. Not a public holiday.
Sunday June 18 Jun 18 Father's Day 3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Saturday September 16 Sep 16 Independence Day Celebrates the anniversary of the Mexican War of Independence against Spain
Thursday October 12 Oct 12 Day of the Races Not an official holiday
Thursday November 02 Nov 2 Day of the Dead Not an official holiday
Monday November 20 Nov 20 Revolution Day Observed the third Monday of November, regardless of the date
Tuesday December 12 Dec 12 Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe
Monday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day Celebrated as secular winter holiday


National Holiday Regional Holiday Not a Public Holiday


  • When a statutory holiday falls on a Sunday, Monday is considered a statutory holiday
  • If a statutory holiday falls on Saturday, Friday will be considered a statutory holiday

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