Statutory Holidays in Mexico in 2018

Mexico Upcoming Holidays in Mexico

Independence Day
Independence Day

16 September 2018 This National holiday is in 32 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 2018 This National holiday is in 58 days. Not an official holiday, this day commemorates the exact date when Christopher Columbus...

Day of the Dead
Day of the Dead

2 November 2018 This National holiday is in 79 days. Not an official holiday

Mexico List of National Statutory holidays of Mexico in 2018

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday January 01 New Year's Day
Monday February 05 Constitution Day First Monday in February
Monday March 19 Benito Juarez's Birthday Third Monday in March
Thursday March 29 Maundy Thursday The Thursday before Easter Sunday
Friday March 30 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Tuesday May 01 Labour Day
Saturday May 05 Cinco de Mayo Puebla only
Thursday May 10 Mother's Day Always on May 10. Not a public holiday.
Sunday June 17 Father's Day 3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Sunday September 16 Independence Day Celebrates the anniversary of the Mexican War of Independence against Spain
Friday October 12 Day of the Races Not an official holiday
Friday November 02 Day of the Dead Not an official holiday
Monday November 19 Revolution Day Observed the third Monday of November, regardless of the date
Wednesday December 12 Day of the Virgin of Guadalupe
Tuesday December 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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