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Public Holidays in Spain 2020

Spain has some public holidays that apply to the entire country, other public holidays which apply only regionally and even local holidays which apply only to some municipalities.


National holidays

  • 1st of January , New Year – Año Nuevo
  • 6th of January, Epiphany – Epifania del Señor
  • 5th of April, Palm Sunday – Domingo de Ramos
  • 9th of April, Maundy Thursday – Jueves Santo (Entire Spain except Catalonia).
  • 10th of April, Good Friday – Viernes Santo
  • 12st of April, Easter Sunday – Domingo dePascua
  • 1st of May, First of May – Día del Trabajador
  • 25th of July, Sant James – Santiago Apóstol
  • 15th of August, Assumption Day – Asunción de la Virgen
  • 12th of October, Columbus day – Día de la Hispanidad
  • 1st of November, All Saints Day – Todos los Santos
  • 2nd of november, Bank Holiday since the 1st of November fell on a Sunday
  • 6th of December, Spain’s Constitution Day – Día de la Constitución
  • 7th of December, Bank Holiday since the 6th of December fell on a Sunday
  • 8th of December, Immaculate conception Day – Inmaculada Concepción
  • 9th Bank Holiday since the 8th fell on a Sunday
  •  25th of December, 1st Christmas Day – Día de la Navidad

Regional holidays, a selection (mainly in Andalusia, Murcia and Valencia)

  • 28th of February, Andalusia’s Day – Día de Andalucia – Andalusia
  • 19th of March, San Jose – Valencia and Murcia
  • 13th of April, 2. Easter Monday – in Valencia, the Balearic Islands, Catalonia, La Rioja and Navarra
  • 2nd of May, the day after Labor day off – in Andalusia, Aragonia, Asturias, Canary Islands, Kastilien, Leon, Extremadura and Madrid
  • 9th of June, Day of the Murcia Region – Día de la región Murcia – Murcia
  • 9th of October, Valencia’s day – Día de la Comunidad Valenciana – Valencia
  • 26th of December, Public holiday in some regions

In addition there are local holidays in the municipalities. In some cases it may also be a local public holiday only in a particular part of a municipality.

Daylight saving time begins on Sunday 29th of March. Winter time begins on Sunday 25th of October 2020.

Beach in Fuengirola, Costa del Sol

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