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Public Holidays in Spain in 2015

Spain List of National Public holidays of Spain in 2015

Day Date Holiday Comments
Thursday January 01 New Years Day
Tuesday January 06 Epiphany Technically not a national holiday, but has been declared a regional holiday in all regions
Saturday February 28 Andalucía Day Andalucía only. Became an autonomous community of Spain on 28 February 1980
Sunday March 01 Balearic Day Balearic Islands
Thursday March 19 Father's Day Celebrated on St. Joseph' s day
Thursday March 19 St Josephs Day Basque Country, Madrid, Melilla, Murcia, Navarra, Valenciana only
Friday March 20 St Josephs Day (observed) Galicia only
Thursday April 02 Maundy Thursday except Catalonia and Valenciana
Friday April 03 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 06 Easter Monday Balearic Islands, Basque Country, Cantabria, Castilla-La Mancha, Catalonia, La Rioja, Navarra and Valenciana
Thursday April 23 Castile and León Community Day Castile and León only. Commemorates of the Battle of Villalar in 1521
Thursday April 23 St Georges Day National day of Aragon
Friday May 01 Labour Day International Workers Day
Saturday May 02 Community Festival of Madrid Madrid only. Marks a rebellion against the French during the War of Independence
Sunday May 03 Mother's Day 1st Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Friday May 15 Feast of St. Isidro Madrid only. Patron Saint of Madrid
Saturday May 30 Canary Islands The first session of the autonomous Canary Islands Parliament was May 30, 1983
Sunday May 31 Castilla-La Mancha Día de la Región de Castilla La Mancha
Thursday June 04 Corpus Christi Madrid, Castilla-La Mancha. second Thursday after Whitsun
Tuesday June 09 La Rioja Marks the approval of the statute of the autonomous community in 1982
Tuesday June 09 Murcia Marks the approval of the statute of the autonomous community in 1982
Wednesday June 24 Feast of St John the Baptist Catalonia, Galicia Only
Saturday July 25 St James Day Feast day of St. James, patron saint of Spain
Wednesday September 02 Ceuta Day Día de Ceuta. Marks liberation from Portuguese control in 1415
Tuesday September 08 Day of Asturias Celebrated on the birthday of the Virgin Mary
Tuesday September 08 Day of Extremadura Celebrated on the birthday of the Virgin Mary
Tuesday September 08 Day of Our Lady of Victories Melilla only. Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Friday September 11 National Day of Catalonia marks the anniversary of the recapture of Barcelona in 1714
Tuesday September 15 Lady of Aparecida The Patron saint of Cantabria
Thursday September 17 Day of Melilla Melilla only. Marks the taking of the city by Duke of Medina Sidonia in 1497
Friday September 25 Eid Al Adha Ceuta, Melilla only. Feast of Sacrifice
Friday October 09 Valencian Community Day Anniversary of King James I of Aragons capture of the city from the Moors in 1238
Monday October 12 Hispanic Day Columbus Day
Sunday November 01 All Saints Day
Monday November 02 All Saints Day (in lieu) Certain regions as Nov 1 falls on a Sunday
Monday November 09 Our Lady of the Almudena Madrid Only
Thursday December 03 Feast of St Francis Xavier Navarra only.
Sunday December 06 Constitution Day
Monday December 07 Constitution Day (in lieu) Except Cantabria, Catalonia, Galicia, Madrid, Navarra
Tuesday December 08 Immaculate Conception Day
Friday December 25 Christmas Day
Saturday December 26 St. Stephen's Day Catalonia only

Key

National Holiday Regional Holiday Not a Public Holiday

Notes

  • Public holidays are taken on the day they fall and not moved to the following weekend, if they fall on a Saturday or Sunday.
  • Each municipality has a maximum of 13 public holidays a year; up to nine holidays are set by the national government and at least two are chosen locally.
  • The list of regional holidays changes every year, partly because of national holidays falling on Sundays.

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