Holidays in Spain in 2016


Date Weekday Holiday name Holiday type Where it is observed
Jan 1 Friday New Year’s Day National holiday
Jan 1 Friday Feast of the Holy Family Observance
Jan 6 Wednesday Epiphany National holiday
Feb 10 Wednesday Ash Wednesday Observance
Feb 28 Sunday Day of Andalucía Local holiday Andalusia
Mar 1 Tuesday Day of the Balearic Islands Local holiday Balearic Islands
Mar 19 Saturday San Jose Common Local holidays AR, CL, CM, EX, GA, M, ML, MU, NA, PV, VC
Mar 20 Sunday March equinox Season
Mar 20 Sunday Palm Sunday Observance
Mar 24 Thursday Maundy Thursday Common Local holidays 15 states
Mar 25 Friday Good Friday National holiday
Mar 27 Sunday Daylight Saving Time starts Clock change/Daylight Saving Time
Mar 28 Monday Easter Monday Local holiday CT, LO, NA, PV, VC
Mar 28 Monday Easter Monday Common Local holidays CT, LO, NA, PV, S, VC
Apr 23 Saturday Day of Aragón Local holiday Aragon
Apr 23 Saturday St George’s Day Local holiday Catalonia
Apr 23 Saturday Castile and León Day Local holiday Castile-Leon
May 1 Sunday Labor Day / May Day National holiday
May 1 Sunday Mothers’ Day Observance
May 2 Monday Labor Day observed National holiday 14 states
May 2 Monday Day of Madrid Local holiday Madrid
May 15 Sunday Feast Day of St Isidore Local holiday Madrid
May 15 Sunday Whit Sunday/Pentecost Observance
May 16 Monday Whit Monday Local holiday Barcelona
May 17 Tuesday Galicia Literature Day Local holiday Galicia
May 26 Thursday Corpus Christi Local holiday Castile-La Mancha, Madrid
May 30 Monday Day of the Canary Islands Local holiday Canary Islands
May 31 Tuesday Canaries day observed Local holiday Canary Islands
May 31 Tuesday Day of Castile-La Mancha Local holiday Castile-La Mancha
Jun 9 Thursday Day of Murcia Local holiday Murcia
Jun 9 Thursday Day of La Rioja Local holiday La Rioja
Jun 13 Monday San Antonio Local holiday Ceuta
Jun 20 Monday June Solstice Season
Jun 24 Friday Saint John the Baptist Day Local holiday Catalonia, Galicia
Jul 25 Monday Labor Day observed National holiday La Rioja
Jul 25 Monday Feast of Saint James the Apostle Common Local holidays CL, CN, GA, LO, M, M, NA, PV
Jul 28 Thursday Day of the Institutions Local holiday Cantabria
Aug 5 Friday The Day of Our Lady of Africa Local holiday Ceuta
Aug 14 Sunday The Day of Cantabria Local holiday Cantabria
Aug 15 Monday Assumption of Mary National holiday
Sep 2 Friday Day of the Independent City of Ceuta Local holiday Ceuta
Sep 8 Thursday Day of Asturias Local holiday Asturias
Sep 8 Thursday Day of Extremadura Local holiday Extremadura
Sep 8 Thursday Virgin of the Victory Local holiday Melilla
Sep 11 Sunday Day of Catalonia Local holiday Catalonia
Sep 12 Monday Eid-al-Adha Local holiday Melilla
Sep 13 Tuesday Eid-al-Adha Local holiday Ceuta
Sep 15 Thursday Nuestra Señora de la Bien Aparecida Local holiday Cantabria
Sep 17 Saturday Day of Melilla Local holiday Melilla
Sep 22 Thursday September equinox Season
Oct 7 Friday 80th anniversary of the constitution of the Basque Government in Guernica Local holiday Basque Country
Oct 9 Sunday Day of the Valencian Community Local holiday Valencia
Oct 12 Wednesday Hispanic Day National holiday
Oct 30 Sunday Daylight Saving Time ends Clock change/Daylight Saving Time
Nov 1 Tuesday All Saints’ Day National holiday All except
Dec 3 Saturday Day of Navarre Local holiday Navarre
Dec 6 Tuesday Constitution Day National holiday All except AN, AR, CE, EX, LO, ML, MU, O, VC
Dec 8 Thursday Immaculate Conception National holiday
Dec 21 Wednesday December Solstice Season
Dec 24 Saturday Christmas Eve Observance
Dec 25 Sunday Christmas Day National holiday
Dec 26 Monday Christmas Day observed Common Local holidays 12 states
Dec 26 Monday St Stephen’s Day Local holiday B, CT, IB, MU
Dec 31 Saturday New Year’s Eve Observance