Public Holidays in Spain 2017

  • Dec 25, 2017

    Christmas Day

    Christmas Day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus, the date of which according to tradition took place on 25th December 1 BC. Most countries around the world celebrate this event with a public holiday.

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  • Dec 8, 2017

    Immaculate Conception Day

    Background and History on the Immaculate Consception holiday celebration observed in several countries and regions.

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  • Dec 6, 2017

    Constitution Day

    Constitution Day: History and background of the Constitution Day Holiday celebration observed in Spain.

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  • Nov 1, 2017

    All Saints' Day

    All Saints' Day will be on 1 November 2018 in many countries aorund the world with a large Catholic population. Why do we celebrate this holiday? It is a commemoration day for all Christian saints that was started by Pope Boniface IV.

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  • Oct 12, 2017

    Hispanic Day

    On 12th October, the national holiday of Spain commemorates the exact date when Christopher Columbus first set foot in the Americas in 1492.

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  • Aug 15, 2017

    Assumption Day

    Assumption Day commemorates two important events in the Catholic church - the departure of Mary from this life and the assumption of her body into heaven. It is always on 15 August and is a public holiday in over 40 countries.

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  • May 1, 2017

    Labour Day

    May Day is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the labour movement. The holiday may also be known as Labour Day or International Worker's Day and is marked with a public holiday in over 80 countries.

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  • Apr 14, 2017

    Good Friday

    ​​On Friday 30th March 2018, many countries observe Good Friday as a national holiday on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of Jesus.

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  • Jan 6, 2017

    Epiphany

    Background and History on the Epiphany holiday celebration observed in several countries and regions on January 6.

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  • Jan 1, 2017

    New Years Day

    Background and History on the New Year's Day holiday celebration observed in most countries and regions.

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