Public Holidays in Spain in 2009

Spain List of National Public holidays of Spain in 2009

Day Date Holiday Comments
Thursday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day
Tuesday January 06 Jan 6 Epiphany Technically not a national holiday, but has been declared a "regional" holiday in all regions.
Saturday February 28 Feb 28 Andalucía Day Andalucia only. Became an autonomous community of Spain on 28 February 1980
Sunday March 01 Mar 1 Balearic Islands
Friday April 10 Apr 10 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Friday May 01 May 1 Labour Day Fiesta del trabajo
Saturday May 02 May 2 Madrid Regional only
Sunday May 31 May 31 Canary Islands The first session of the autonomous Canary Islands Parliament was May 30, 1983.
Sunday May 31 May 31 Castilla-La Mancha
Saturday June 06 Jun 6 La Rioja Marks the approval of the statute of the autonomous community in 1982
Tuesday June 09 Jun 9 Murcia Marks the approval of the statute of the autonomous community in 1982
Saturday August 15 Aug 15 Assumption Day Assumption of Mary
Wednesday September 02 Sep 2 Ceuta Day
Tuesday September 08 Sep 8 Asturias
Tuesday September 08 Sep 8 Extremadura Celebrated on the birthday of the Virgin Mary
Friday September 11 Sep 11 National Day of Catalonia marks the anniversary of the recapture of Barcelona in 1714
Friday October 09 Oct 9 Valencian Community Day Anniversary of King James I of Aragons capture of the city from the Moors in 1238
Monday October 12 Oct 12 Hispanic Day Columbus Day
Sunday November 01 Nov 1 All Saints Day
Sunday December 06 Dec 6 Constitution Day
Tuesday December 08 Dec 8 Immaculate Conception Day
Friday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day


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  • Public holidays are taken on the day they fall and not moved to the following weekend, if they fall on a Saturday or Sunday.
  • The list of regional holidays changes every year, partly because of national holidays falling on Sundays.

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