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Public Holidays in Madrid in 2018

Public Holidays in Madrid Upcoming Public Holidays in Madrid, Spain

All Saints' Day
All Saints' Day

1 November 2018 This National holiday is in 13 days. Pope Boniface IV dedicated the day as a holiday to honour the Blessed Virgin Mary and a...

Our Lady of the Almudena
Our Lady of the Almudena

9 November 2018 This Regional holiday is in 21 days. Celebrates the discovery of a lost statue in the Cathedral after occupation by the Moors.

Constitution Day
Constitution Day

6 December 2018 This National holiday is in 48 days. Constitution day is therefore a celebration of the day Spain became a democracy

madrid, Spain National and Regional Public holidays of Madrid, Spain in 2018

DayDateHolidayComments
Monday January 01 Jan 1 New Year's Day
Saturday January 06 Jan 6 Epiphany Technically not a national holiday, but has been declared a regional holiday in all regions
Monday March 19 Mar 19 Father's Day Celebrated on Saint Joseph's Day. Not a public holiday
Thursday March 29 Mar 29 Holy Thursday except Canary Islands, Cantabria, Catalonia, Valenciana
Friday March 30 Mar 30 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Tuesday May 01 May 1 Labour Day Fiesta del trabajo
Wednesday May 02 May 2 Community Festival of Madrid Madrid only. Marks a rebellion against the French during the War of Independence
Sunday May 06 May 6 Mother's Day 1st Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Tuesday May 15 May 15 Feast of St. Isidro City of Madrid only. Patron Saint of Madrid
Wednesday August 15 Aug 15 Assumption Day Assumption of Mary
Friday October 12 Oct 12 Hispanic Day Columbus Day
Thursday November 01 Nov 1 All Saints' Day
Friday November 09 Nov 9 Our Lady of the Almudena City of Madrid Only
Thursday December 06 Dec 6 Constitution Day
Saturday December 08 Dec 8 Immaculate Conception Day
Tuesday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day

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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