Holidays in Mexico 2023

There are seven statutory holidays in Mexico in 2023, two of which fall on weekends.

New Year's Day
New Year Holiday, celebrated on January 1, 2023, is the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar, and it is one of the most popular holidays in the world.

Constitution Day
Constitution Day, observed on February 6, 2023, commemorates when the Political Constitution of the United Mexican States (Constitución Política de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos) was approved by the Constituent Congress on February 5, 1917.

Benito Juarez Birthday
Benito Juarez Birthday, observed on March 20, 2023, commemorates the birthday of President Benito Juárez on March 21. He served as the 26th president of Mexico from 1858 until he died in 1872.

Maundy Thursday
Maundy Thursday is the Thursday before Easter, and it is an important Christian holiday that commemorates the Last Supper of Jesus Christ with the Apostles and the Washing of the Feet. It falls on April 6, 2023.

Good Friday
Good Friday is a Christian holiday celebrating the crucifixion of Jesus and his death at Calvary. It is observed on Friday immediately preceding Easter Sunday, April 7, 2023.

Labour Day
Labour Day is observed on May 1, 2023, and it celebrates the achievements of workers. The holiday originates in the eight-hour day movement, which is eight hours for work, eight hours for recreation, and eight hours for rest.

Battle of Puebla Day
Battle of Puebla Day, observed on May 5, 2023, commemorates the Mexican Army's victory over the much better-equipped and larger French army at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. The Battle occurred near Puebla City during the Second French intervention in Mexico.

Independence Day
Independence Day, observed on September 16, 2023, marks the anniversary when the Roman Catholic priest of Dolores, Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, issued the famous Cry of Dolores on September 16, 1810, which triggered the Mexican War of Independence.

All Souls' Day
This is a day of prayer and remembrance for the souls of those who have died, observed on November 2, 2023.

Revolution Day
Revolution Day is a public holiday in Mexico, observed on November 20, 2023. The holiday marks the anniversary of the start of the Mexican Revolution, which was a revolution that included a sequence of armed struggles from 1910 to 1920.

Day of Lady of Guadalupe
Day of Lady of Guadalupe is a religious festival in Mexico, observed on December 12, 2023. The holiday celebrates when the Virgin Mary, the mother of Jesus, appeared to a man named Juan Diego in Mexico in 1531.

Christmas Day
Christmas Day is celebrated on December 25, 2023, and commemorates the birth of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. Christmas Day is a holiday of sharing. People exchange Christmas gifts and cards with families and friends.

The following is the list of statutory and civic holidays widely celebrated in Mexico.

New Year's DayJan 01, 2023SundayStatutory Holiday
Constitution DayFeb 06, 2023MondayStatutory Holiday
Benito Juarez BirthdayMar 20, 2023MondayStatutory Holiday
Maundy ThursdayApr 06, 2023ThursdayCivic Holiday
Good FridayApr 07, 2023FridayCivic Holiday
Labour DayMay 01, 2023MondayStatutory Holiday
Battle of Puebla DayMay 05, 2023FridayCivic Holiday
Independence DaySep 16, 2023SaturdayStatutory Holiday
All Souls' DayNov 02, 2023ThursdayCivic Holiday
Revolution DayNov 20, 2023MondayStatutory Holiday
Day of Lady of GuadalupeDec 12, 2023TuesdayCivic Holiday
Christmas DayDec 25, 2023MondayStatutory Holiday

Please also check the working days in Mexico in 2023.

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