La Rioja public holidays for 2017 approved

The regional government approved 12 public holidays for 2017 in the Community of La Rioja

La Rioja, 29 July 2016

The Governing Council has approved 12 legal holidays for the Autonomous Community of La Rioja during 2017.

The holidays are detailed in the table below and include three regional holidays for Maundy Thursday, Easter Monday and the Day of La Rioja.

To determine the twelve working holidays in La Rioja, a consultation period was held with the main social partners: FER, UGT, CCOO, Chamber of Commerce and Industry of La Rioja and USO.

Citizens also had the opportunity to review and propose changes to the 2017 regional through the citizen participation portal for the Government of La Rioja:

Supplementing these 12 holidays, a further two local holidays will be given in each municipality. These local holidays will be published in the Official Gazette of La Rioja by a resolution of the General Directorate of Innovation, Labor, Industry and Trade, after reviewing the proposals made by each municipality.

Public holidays in La Rioja, Spain in 2017

Weekday Date Name
Friday 06 January 2017 Epiphany
Thursday 13 April 2017 Maundy Thursday
Friday 14 April 2017 Good Friday
Monday 17 April 2017 Easter Monday
Monday 01 May 2017 Labour Day
Friday 09 June 2017 La Rioja
Tuesday 15 August 2017 Assumption Day
Thursday 12 October 2017 Hispanic Day
Wednesday 01 November 2017 All Saints' Day
Wednesday 06 December 2017 Constitution Day
Friday 08 December 2017 Immaculate Conception Day
Monday 25 December 2017 Christmas Day

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