Top events in Spain

February
08

Seven weeks before Easter, this is the most colourful festival of the year with street parades in fancy dress, bands on stage, the Carnival Ball...

February
09

The week before Lent sees the Madrid version of the traditional Mardi Gras Carnival, featuring parades, extravagant costume parties and flamboyant...

February
16

The Bohemian resort of Sitges, the playground of Barcelona and a popular gay destination, celebrates carnival with particular verve. Up to a...

Spain Public Holidays

Below are Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period.

Public holiday note

Additional dates are celebrated as regional public holidays.

* Regional observation only.

2016

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2016
January
06
Epiphany
Start date:
6 January 2016

May be replaced by the autonomous communities with another date.

March
01
Day of the Balearic Islands
Start date:
1 March 2016

Regional observation only (Balearic Islands).

March
19
St Joseph's Day
Start date:
19 March 2016

May be replaced by the autonomous communities with another date.

March
24
Maundy Thursday
Start date:
24 March 2016

May be replaced by the autonomous communities with another date.

March
25
Good Friday
Start date:
25 March 2016
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2016
August
15
Assumption
Start date:
15 August 2016
October
12
National Day
Start date:
12 October 2016
November
01
All Saint's Day
Start date:
1 November 2016
December
06
Constitution Day
Start date:
6 December 2016
December
08
Immaculate Conception
Start date:
8 December 2016
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2016
December
26
Boxing Day
Start date:
26 December 2016

Regional observation only (Balearic Islands).

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