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Spain Public Holidays 2023 (Official List) Expat Tips

The official list of Spain's public and bank holidays for 2023 has now been published in the Official State Gazette (BOE).

In 2023, there will be a total of 14 holidays, with eight days shared by each of the autonomous communities.

A further four days will be selected by each of the autonomous regions with another two days chosen by the local councils of each of the municipalities.

As a number of the holidays will fall on a Monday or Friday, there will be five long weekends.

In Spain it is traditional for public holidays to be called 'Red Days', this is because it was customary to mark them in red on the calendar.

The Eight National Holidays in Spain for 2023

The eight bank holidays that will be available throughout all the autonomous regions of Spain in 2023 will be:-

  • April 7: Good Friday (Friday)
  • May 1: Labor Day (Monday)
  • August 15: Assumption of the Virgin (Tuesday)
  • October 12: National Day of Spain (Thursday)
  • November 1: All Saints (Wednesday)
  • December 6: Day of the Spanish Constitution (Wednesday)
  • December 8: Immaculate Conception (Friday)
  • December 25: Christmas Day (Monday)

Holidays by Autonomous Regions for 2023

As well as the national holidays, there are also four additional holidays that each of the autonomous regions can choose to add to their calendar, according to their own traditions.

For 2023, these are:-

  • January 2: (Monday), New Year's Day
  • March 20: (Monday), Father's Day
  • April 6: (Thursday), Holy Thursday
  • July 25 (Tuesday), Santiago Apóstol

Below we list the full bank holiday list for each of the autonomous regions.

Andalusia

January 2: Monday - New Year's Day
January 6: Friday - Epiphany of the Lord
February 28: Tuesday - Day of Andalusia
April 6: Thursday - Holy Thursday
April 7: Friday - Good Friday
May 1: Monday - Labor Day
August 15: Tuesday - Feast of the Assumption of the Virgin
October 12: Thursday - National Day of Spain
November 1: Wednesday - Feast of All Saints
December 6: Wednesday - Spanish Constitution Day
December 8: Friday - Immaculate Conception
December 25: Monday - Nativity of the Lord

Aragon

January 2: Monday - New Year's Day
January 6: Friday - Epiphany of the Lord
April 6: Thursday - Holy Thursday
April 7: Friday - Good Friday
April 24: Monday - Day of Aragon
May 1: Monday - Labor Day
August 15: Tuesday - Assumption of the Virgin
October 12: Thursday - National Day of Spain
November 1: Wednesday - All Saints
December 6: Wednesday - Spanish Constitution Day
December 8: Friday - Immaculate Conception
December 25: Monday - Nativity of the Lord

Asturias

January 2: Monday - New Year's Day
January 6: Friday - Epiphany of the Lord
April 6: Thursday - Holy Thursday
April 7: Friday-Good Friday
May 1: Monday - Labor Day
August 15: Tuesday - Assumption of the Virgin
September 8: - Asturias Day
October 12: Thursday - National Day
November 1: Wednesday - All Saints
December 6: Wednesday - Constitution Day
December 8: Friday - Immaculate Conception
December 25: Monday - Christmas

Balearic Islands

January 6: Monday - Epiphany of the Lord
March 1: Wednesday - Day of the Balearic Islands
April 6: Thursday - Holy Thursday
April 7: Friday - Good Friday
April 10: Monday - Easter Monday
May 1: Monday - Labor Day
August 15: Tuesday - Assumption of the Virgin
October 12: Thursday - National Day
November 1: Wednesday - All Saints
December 6: Wednesday -Constitution Day
December 8: Friday - Immaculate Conception
December 25: Monday - Christmas

Canary Islands

January 6: Monday - Epiphany of the Lord
February 2: Thursday - Virgen de la Candelaria (Tenerife)
April 6: Thursday - Holy Thursday
April 7: Friday - Good Friday
May 1: Monday - Labor Day
May 30: Tuesday - Day of the Canary Islands
August 5 - Our Lady of the Snows (La Palma)
August 15: Tuesday - Assumption of the Virgin
September 8: Friday - Our Lady of the Pine (Gran Canaria)
September 15: Friday - Our Lady of the Volcanoes (Lanzarote: La Graciosa and Fuerteventura)
September 25: Monday - Our Lady of the Kings (El Hierro)
October 9: Monday - Our Lady of Guadalupe (La Gomera)
October 12: Thursday - National holiday
November 1: Wednesday - All Saints
December 6: Wednesday - Constitution Day
December 8: Friday - The Immaculate Conception
December 25: Monday - Christmas

Cantabria

January 6: Friday - Epiphany of the Lord
April 6: Thursday - Holy Thursday
April 7: Friday - Good Friday
May 1: Monday - Labor Day
July 28: Friday - Day of the Institutions of Cantabria
August 15: Tuesday - Assumption of the Virgin
September 15: Friday - La Bien Aparecida
October 12: Thursday - National Day of Spain
November 1: Wednesday - All Saints' Day
December 6: Wednesday - Constitution Day
December 8: Friday - Immaculate Conception
December 25: Monday - Nativity of the Lord

Castile-La Mancha

January 6: Friday - Epiphany of the Lord
April 6: Thursday - Holy Thursday
April 7: Friday - Good Friday
May 1: Monday - Labor Day
May 31: Wednesday - Day of Castilla-La Mancha
June 8: Thursday - Feast of Corpus Christi
August 15: Tuesday - Assumption of the Virgin
October 12: Thursday - National Day of Spain
November 1: Wednesday - All Saints' Day
December 6: Wednesday - Spanish Constitution Day
December 8: Friday-Immaculate Conception
December 25: Monday - Nativity of the Lord

Castile and Leon

January 2: Monday - New Year's Day
January 6: Friday - Epiphany of the Lord
April 6: Thursday - Holy Thursday
April 7: Friday - Good Friday
May 1: Monday - Labor Day
July 25: Tuesday - Santiago Apóstol
August 15: Tuesday - Assumption of the Virgin
October 12: Thursday - National Day of Spain
November 1: Wednesday - All Saints
December 6: Wednesday - Spanish Constitution Day
December 8: Friday - Immaculate Conception
December 25: Monday - Nativity of the Lord

Catalonia

January 6: Friday - Epiphany of the Lord
April 7: Friday - Good Friday
April 10: Monday - Easter Monday
May 1: Monday - Labor Day
June 24: Saturday - San Juan
August 15: Tuesday - Assumption of the Virgin
September 11: Monday - Diada
October 12: Thursday - National holiday
November 1: Wednesday - All Saints
December 6: Wednesday - Constitution Day
December 8: Friday - The Immaculate Conception
December 25: Monday - Christmas
December 26: Tuesday-St Stephen

Community of Madrid

January 6: Friday - Epiphany of the Lord
March 20: Monday - San Jose
April 6: Thursday - Holy Thursday
April 7: Friday - Good Friday
May 1: Monday - Labor Day
May 2: Tuesday - Feast of the Community of Madrid
August 15: Tuesday - Assumption of the Virgin
October 12: Thursday - National holiday
November 1: Wednesday - All Saints
December 6: Wednesday - Constitution Day
December 8: Friday - The Immaculate Conception
December 25: Monday-Christmas

Community of Valencia

January 6: Friday - Epiphany of the Lord
April 7: Friday - Good Friday
April 10: Monday - Easter Monday
May 1: Monday - Labor Day
June 24: - San Juan
August 15: Tuesday - Assumption of the Virgin
October 9: - Day of the Valencian Community
October 12: Thursday - National holiday
November 1: Wednesday - All Saints
December 6: Wednesday - Constitution Day
December 8: Friday - The Immaculate Conception
December 25: Monday - Christmas

Extremadura

January 6: Friday-Epiphany of the Lord
February 21: Tuesday - Shrove Tuesday
April 6: Thursday - Holy Thursday
April 7: Friday - Good Friday
May 1: Monday - Labor Day
August 15: Tuesday - Assumption of the Virgin
September 8: Friday - Day of Extremadura
October 12: Thursday - National holiday
November 1: Wednesday - All Saints
December 6: Wednesday - Constitution Day
December 8: Friday - The Immaculate Conception
December 25: Monday - Christmas

Galicia

January 6: Friday - Epiphany of the Lord
April 6: Thursday - Holy Thursday
April 7: Friday - Good Friday
May 1: Monday - Labor Day
May 17: Wednesday - Day of Galician Letters
July 25: Tuesday - Day of Galicia: Santiago Apóstol
August 15: Tuesday - Assumption of the Virgin
October 12: Thursday - National holiday
November 1: Wednesday - All Saints
December 6: Wednesday - Constitution Day
December 8: Friday - The Immaculate Conception
December 25: Monday - Christmas

La Rioja

January 6: Friday - Epiphany of the Lord
April 6: Thursday - Holy Thursday
April 7: Friday - Good Friday
April 10: Monday - Easter Monday
May 1: Monday - Labor Day
June 9: Friday - Day of La Rioja
August 15: Tuesday - Assumption of the Virgin
October 12: Thursday - National holiday
November 1: Wednesday - All Saints
December 6: Wednesday - Constitution Day
December 8: Friday - The Immaculate Conception
December 25: Monday - Christmas

Murcia

January 2: Monday - New Year's Day
January 6: Friday - Epiphany of the Lord
April 6: Thursday - Holy Thursday
April 7: Friday - Good Friday
May 1: Monday - Labor Day
June 9: Friday - Day of Murcia
August 15: Tuesday - Assumption of the Virgin
October 12: Thursday - National holiday
November 1: Wednesday - All Saints
December 6: Wednesday - Constitution Day
December 8: Friday - The Immaculate Conception
December 25: Monday - Christmas

Navarre

January 6: Friday - Epiphany of the Lord
April 6: Thursday - Holy Thursday
April 7: Friday - Good Friday
April 10: Monday - Easter Monday
May 1: Monday - Labor Day
July 25: Tuesday - Santiago Apóstol
August 15: Tuesday - Assumption of the Virgin
October 12: Thursday - National holiday
November 1: Wednesday - All Saints
December 6: Wednesday - Constitution Day
December 8: Friday - The Immaculate Conception
December 25: Monday - Christmas

Basque Country

January 6: Friday - Epiphany of the Lord
April 6: Thursday - Holy Thursday
April 7: Friday - Good Friday
April 10: Monday - Easter Monday
May 1: Monday - Labor Day
July 25: Tuesday - Santiago Apóstol
August 15: Tuesday - Assumption of the Virgin
October 12: Thursday - National holiday
November 1: Wednesday - All Saints
December 6: Wednesday - Constitution Day
December 8: Friday - The Immaculate Conception
December 25: Monday - Christmas

Ceuta

January 6: Friday - Epiphany of the Lord
April 6: Thursday - Holy Thursday
April 7: Friday - Good Friday
April 22: Saturday - End of Ramadan
May 1: Monday - Labor Day
June 13: Tuesday - San Antonio
June 29: Thursday - Passover of the Sacrifice
August 5: Saturday-Our Lady of Africa
August 15: Tuesday - Assumption of the Virgin
October 12: Thursday - National holiday
November 1: Wednesday - All Saints
December 6: Wednesday - Constitution Day
December 8: Friday - The Immaculate Conception
December 25: Monday - Christmas

Melilla

January 6: Friday - Epiphany of the Lord
April 6: Thursday - Holy Thursday
April 7: Friday - Good Friday
April 21: Friday - Eid Fitr Festival
May 1: Monday - Labor Day
June 29: - Feast of the Sacrifice - Aid Al Adha
August 15: Tuesday - Assumption of the Virgin
September 8: - Day of Our Lady of Victory
October 12: Thursday - National holiday
November 1: Wednesday - All Saints
December 6: Wednesday-Constitution Day
December 8: Friday - The Immaculate Conception
December 25: Monday - Christmas