Holidays in Spain 2023

Spain | Andalusia | Aragon | Asturias | Balearic Islands | Basque Country | Canary Islands | Cantabria | Castile and León | Castilla-La Mancha | Catalonia | Extremadura | Galicia | La Rioja | Madrid | Murcia | Navarre | Valencian Community | Ceuta | Melilla

The number of public holidays varies in autonomous communities in Spain. There are ten national holidays and several regional holidays in each community in 2023.

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.

Epiphany, also called Three Kings' Day, is an important religious festival celebrating the visit of the three kings. It is celebrated 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.

Assumption Day
Assumption Day commemorates the day that the bodily taking up of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the mother of Jesus, into Heaven. The holiday is observed on August 15, 2023.

National Day
National Day, observed on October 12, 2023, commemorates the Spanish legacy to the world, especially Christopher Columbus' arrival in the Americas on October 12, 1492.

All Saints' Day
All Saints' Day is observed on November 1, 2023, and commemorates all the saints from Christian history, including those known and unknown.

Constitution Day
Constitution Day, observed on December 6, 2023, commemorates the anniversary of the referendum held in Spain on December 6, 1978. Francisco Franco Bahamonde, a Spanish general, led the Nationalist forces to win power during the Spanish Civil War and ruled over Spain for 36 years from 1939 to 1975.

Immaculate Conception
The holiday is observed on December 8, 2023, and it celebrates the Virgin Mary has been free of original sin from the moment of her conception.

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 public holidays in Spain 2023.

New Year's DayJan 01, 2023SundayPublic Holiday
EpiphanyJan 06, 2023FridayPublic Holiday
Andalusia DayFeb 28, 2023TuesdayAN
Balearic National DayMar 01, 2023WednesdayIB
Statute of the Autonomous
City of Melilla Day
Mar 13, 2023MondayML
St. Joseph's DayMar 19, 2023SundayPV, CM, EX, GA,
Maundy ThursdayApr 06, 2023ThursdayAll except CT, VC
Good FridayApr 07, 2023FridayPublic Holiday
Easter MondayApr 10, 2023MondayCT, IB, PV, VC, NC
Aragonese National DayApr 23, 2023SundayAR
Castile and León DayApr 23, 2023SundayCL
Labour DayMay 01, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
Day of MadridMay 02, 2023TuesdayMD
Galician Literature DayMay 17, 2023WednesdayGA
Day of the Canary IslandsMay 30, 2023TuesdayCN
Castila-La Mancha DayMay 31, 2023WednesdayCM
Day of La RiojaJun 09, 2023FridayRI
Day of MurciaJun 09, 2023FridayMC
Feast of St. Anthony of PaduaJun 13, 2023TuesdayCE
John the BaptistJun 24, 2023SaturdayCT
Eid al-AdhaJun 29, 2023ThursdayCE, ML
Day of Cantabria InstitutionsJul 28, 2023FridayCB
Our Lady of AfricaAug 05, 2023SaturdayCE
AssumptionAug 15, 2023TuesdayPublic Holiday
Ceuta DaySep 02, 2023SaturdayCE
Asturias DaySep 08, 2023FridayAS
Day of ExtremaduraSep 08, 2023FridayEX
Our Lady of VictorySep 08, 2023FridayML
National Day of CataloniaSep 11, 2023MondayCT
Nuestra Señora de la
Bien Aparecida
Sep 15, 2023FridayCB
Melilla DaySep 17, 2023SundayML
Day of the Valencian CommunityOct 09, 2023MondayVC
National DayOct 12, 2023ThursdayPublic Holiday
All Saints' DayNov 01, 2023WednesdayPublic Holiday
Day of Our Lady of AlmudenaNov 09, 2023ThursdayMD
St. Francis XavierDec 03, 2023SundayNC
Constitution DayDec 06, 2023WednesdayPublic Holiday
Immaculate ConceptionDec 08, 2023FridayPublic Holiday
Christmas DayDec 25, 2023MondayPublic Holiday
St. Stephen's DayDec 26, 2023TuesdayCT

Please also check the working days in Spain in 2023.

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