Holidays in Spain 2024

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 2024.

New Year's Day
New Year Holiday, celebrated on January 1, 2024, 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 January 6, 2024.

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, March 29, 2024.

Labour Day
Labour Day is observed on May 1, 2024, 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, 2024.

National Day
National Day, observed on October 12, 2024, 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, 2024, and commemorates all the saints from Christian history, including those known and unknown.

Constitution Day
Constitution Day, observed on December 6, 2024, 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, 2024, 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, 2024, 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 2024.

New Year's DayJan 01, 2024MondayPublic Holiday
EpiphanyJan 06, 2024SaturdayPublic Holiday
Andalusia DayFeb 28, 2024WednesdayAN
Balearic National DayMar 01, 2024FridayIB
Statute of the Autonomous
City of Melilla Day
Mar 13, 2024WednesdayML
St. Joseph's DayMar 19, 2024TuesdayPV, CM, EX, GA,
Maundy ThursdayMar 28, 2024ThursdayAll except CT, VC
Good FridayMar 29, 2024FridayPublic Holiday
Easter MondayApr 01, 2024MondayCT, IB, PV, VC, NC
Aragonese National DayApr 23, 2024TuesdayAR
Castile and León DayApr 23, 2024TuesdayCL
Labour DayMay 01, 2024WednesdayPublic Holiday
Day of MadridMay 02, 2024ThursdayMD
Galician Literature DayMay 17, 2024FridayGA
Day of the Canary IslandsMay 30, 2024ThursdayCN
Castila-La Mancha DayMay 31, 2024FridayCM
Day of La RiojaJun 09, 2024SundayRI
Day of MurciaJun 09, 2024SundayMC
Feast of St. Anthony of PaduaJun 13, 2024ThursdayCE
Eid al-AdhaJun 17, 2024MondayCE, ML
John the BaptistJun 24, 2024MondayCT
Day of Cantabria InstitutionsJul 28, 2024SundayCB
Our Lady of AfricaAug 05, 2024MondayCE
AssumptionAug 15, 2024ThursdayPublic Holiday
Ceuta DaySep 02, 2024MondayCE
Asturias DaySep 08, 2024SundayAS
Day of ExtremaduraSep 08, 2024SundayEX
Our Lady of VictorySep 08, 2024SundayML
National Day of CataloniaSep 11, 2024WednesdayCT
Nuestra Señora de la Bien AparecidaSep 15, 2024SundayCB
Melilla DaySep 17, 2024TuesdayML
Day of the Valencian CommunityOct 09, 2024WednesdayVC
National DayOct 12, 2024SaturdayPublic Holiday
All Saints' DayNov 01, 2024FridayPublic Holiday
Day of Our Lady of AlmudenaNov 09, 2024SaturdayMD
St. Francis XavierDec 03, 2024TuesdayNC
Constitution DayDec 06, 2024FridayPublic Holiday
Immaculate ConceptionDec 08, 2024SundayPublic Holiday
Christmas DayDec 25, 2024WednesdayPublic Holiday
St. Stephen's DayDec 26, 2024ThursdayCT

Please also check the working days in Spain in 2024.

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