Public Holidays in Spain in 2016

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Spain 2016

List of Holidays in Spain in 2016

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Friday New Year's Day Public Holiday
Wednesday Epiphany Public Holiday
Monday Andalucía Day Regional Holiday Andalucía
Tuesday Balearic Day Regional Holiday Balearic Islands
Saturday Father's Day Not A Public Holiday Celebrated on St. Joseph's day
Saturday St. Joseph's Day Regional Holiday Several regions
Thursday Holy Thursday Regional Holiday except Catalonia
Friday Good Friday Public Holiday
Monday Easter Monday Regional Holiday Several regions
Monday Feast of San Vincent Ferrer Regional Holiday Valenciana
Saturday Castile and León Community Day Regional Holiday Castile and León
Saturday St. George's Day Regional Holiday National day of Aragon
Sunday Labour Day Public Holiday International Workers' Day
Sunday Mother's Day Not A Public Holiday 1st Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Monday Community Festival of Madrid Regional Holiday Madrid only
Monday Labour Day Regional Holiday International Workers' Day
Sunday Feast of St. Isidro Regional Holiday City of Madrid only. Patron Saint of Madrid
Monday Whit Monday Regional Holiday Catalonia. Also Known as Pentecost Monday
Tuesday Galician Literature Day Regional Holiday Galicia only
Thursday Corpus Christi Regional Holiday Castilla-La Mancha. second Thursday after Whitsun
Monday Canary Islands Day Regional Holiday
Tuesday Castilla-La Mancha Day Regional Holiday
Thursday La Rioja Day Regional Holiday
Thursday Day of Murcia Regional Holiday
Monday Feast of St. Anthony Regional Holiday Ceuta only
Friday Feast of St. John the Baptist Regional Holiday Some regions
Monday St. James' Day Regional Holiday Patron saint of Spain
Thursday Day of Cantabria Institutions Regional Holiday Cantabria only
Friday Our Lady of Africa Regional Holiday Ceuta only
Monday Assumption of the Virgin Public Holiday
Friday Ceuta Day Regional Holiday
Thursday Feast of Our Lady of Victories Regional Holiday Celebrated on the birthday of the Virgin Mary
Sunday National Day of Catalonia Regional Holiday
Monday Eid El Kebir Regional Holiday Ceuta, Melilla only. Feast of Sacrifice
Thursday Lady of Aparecida Regional Holiday The Patron saint of Cantabria
Saturday Day of Melilla Regional Holiday Melilla
Friday Basque Constitution Day Regional Holiday
Sunday Valencian Community Day Not A Public Holiday
Wednesday Hispanic Day Public Holiday National Day
Tuesday All Saints' Day Public Holiday
Saturday Feast of St. Francis Xavier Regional Holiday
Tuesday Constitution Day Public Holiday
Thursday Immaculate Conception Day Public Holiday
Sunday Christmas Day Public Holiday
Monday Christmas Day (in lieu) Regional Holiday in lieu of Christmas Day


  • 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.