Constitution Day

Mexico National Holiday in Mexico

Mexican Flag, flown on Constiutution Day in Mexico

When is Constitution Day?

How long until Constitution Day?
This holiday next takes place in 17 Days.
Dates of Constitution Day
Year Weekday Date
2019 Monday February 4th
2018 Monday February 5th
2017 Monday February 6th
2016 Monday February 1st
2015 Monday February 2nd
1 Day
Local Name
Día de la Constitución
First Monday in February. Celebrates the ratification of the Mexican constitution of 1917

This holiday is celebrated on First Monday in February.

2017 marks an important date for this holiday as it will be 100 years since the adoption of the constitution.

Mexican Constitution Day celebrates the ratification of the Constitution of 1917, adopted after the Mexican Revolution.

The 1917 Constitution was drafted in Santiago de Queretaro during the Mexican Revolution.

It was approved by the Constitutional Congress on 5 February 1917, with Venustiano Carranza serving as the first president.

Did you know?

The Mexican constitution of 1917 was the first such constitution in the world to include social rights and served as a model for the Weimar Constitution of 1919 and the Russian Constitution of 1918.

All government offices, schools and businesses are closed on this day. Most retail stores will open as usual.

Constitution Day is marked by large parades across Mexico.

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