Spain Public Holidays 2015

Check the list of Spain Public holidays 2015.
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  • The following dates are observed as Public holidays in Spain.
  • Check dates in year 2015 for New Year’s Day, Good Friday, Labour Day, Assumption of Mary, Hispanic Day, All Saints’ Day, Constitution Day, Immaculate Conception, Christmas Day Holidays in Spain


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Spain Public Holidays 2015
Sr.No. Month Date Weak Day Name
1 January 1 Thursday New Year’s Day
2 April 3 Friday Good Friday
3 May 1 Friday Labour Day
4 August 15 Saturday Assumption of Mary
5 October 12 Monday Hispanic Day
6 November 1 Sunday All Saints’ Day
7 December 6 Sunday Constitution Day
8 December 8 Tuesday Immaculate Conception
9 December 25 Friday Christmas Day


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New Year’s Day
New Year’s Day, which is on January 1, marks the start of the year in the Gregorian calendar. This holiday is celebrated in many countries worldwide. New Year’s Day celebrations vary widely across different cultures. Some children receive gifts on New Year’s Day in some countries. Many people mark New Year’s Day as the first day to start a New Year’s resolution for the year. Schools, post offices and government offices are closed, as are most businesses, in countries where New Year’s Day is a public holiday.
Good Friday
Many Christians around the world observe Good Friday on the Friday before Easter Sunday. It commemorates Jesus Christ’s Passion, crucifixion and death, which is told in the Christian bible. It is the day after Maundy Thursday. Many people in different countries celebrate the anniversary of Jesus Christ’s crucifixion and death on the Friday before Easter Sunday. This is an observance that involves people fasting and praying.
Labour Day
May Day, or Labor Day, is a public holiday in many countries worldwide. It usually occurs around May 1, but the date varies across countries. It is associated the start of spring as well as the celebration of workers. Originally a celebration of spring and the rebirth taking place in nature, May Day dates back pagan cults that worshipped trees and other symbols of nature. Traditionally, May Day is characterized by the gathering of flowers and the fertility rite of dancing around the maypole.
Assumption of Mary
The feast day of the Assumption of Mary, also known as Assumption Day, celebrates the day that God assumed the Virgin Mary into Heaven following her death, according to popular Christian belief. It is the principal feast day of the Virgin Mother. It is celebrated annually on or around August 15 by many countries, particularly in parts of Europe and South America. Some countries celebrate the day at other times of the year. This day is also known as the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, the Dormition of the Most Holy Mother of God, or the Feast of the Assumption.
Hispanic Day
Hispanic Day or National Day is an annual national public holiday in Spain on October 12. It commemorates when Christopher Columbus first set foot in the Americas in 1492. Public life is generally quiet and many businesses and other organizations are closed. Many stores are closed but some bakers and food stores may be open.
All Saints’ Day
All Saints’ Day is a celebration of all Christian saints, particularly those who have no special feast days of their own, in many Roman Catholic, Anglican and Protestant churches. In many western churches it is annually held November 1 and in many eastern churches it is celebrated on the first Sunday after Pentecost. It is also known as All Hallows Tide, All-Hallomas, or All Hallows’ Day.
Constitution Day
Constitution Day marks the anniversary of a referendum held in Spain on December 6, 1978. In this referendum, a new constitution was approved. This was an important step in Spain’s transition to becoming a constitutional monarchy and democracy.
Immaculate Conception
Many Christian communities around the world annually observe the Feast of the Immaculate Conception on December 8. This day is a holy day of obligation in which many Christians, particularly of the Catholic faith, attend special church services for this occasion. Many Christians around the world, particularly those of the Catholic faith, mark the Feast of the Immaculate Conception in their diaries and calendars. Church services to honor this observance are held on or around December 8.
Christmas Day
Christmas Day is one of the most festive holidays in many countries around the world. It is a Christian holiday in memory of Jesus Christ’s birth and most people celebrate the day on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar. Christmas celebrates the birth of Jesus Christ, who Christians believe is the son of God. Christmas Day is a public holiday in many countries. Government offices, educational institutions, many businesses and post offices are closed on this day.


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