Public Holidays in Spain in 2016

Spain 2016

Spain List of Holidays in Spain in 2016

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