Public Holidays in Spain 2020

Public Holidays in Barcelona

There are plenty of local, regional and national public holidays in Spain. Knowing the public holidays is important especially if you are a planner.

There are three types of holidays in Barcelona:

  • National holidays where it’s a holiday everywhere in Spain
  • Regional holidays where it’s a holiday in a particular region or community (in Catalunya for example)
  • Local holidays where it’s a holiday only in one region or city (in Barcelona)

We are going to have 15 official holidays in Barcelona in 2024:

  1. Monday, 01 January – New Year’s Day (National)
  2. Saturday, 06 January – Epiphany / Three Kings’ Day (National)
  3. Friday, 29 March – Good Friday (National)
  4. Monday, 01 April – Easter Monday (Catalunya)
  5. Wednesday, 01 May – Labor Day (National)
  6. Monday, 20 May – Whit Monday / Pentecost Monday (Barcelona)
  7. Monday, 24 June – Midsummer’s Day / St John’s Day (Catalunya)
  8. Thursday, 15 August – Assumption of Mary (National)
  9. Wednesday, 11 September – Catalan National Day (Catalunya)
  10. Tuesday, 24 September – La Mercè (Barcelona)
  11. Saturday, 12 October – National Day of Spain (National)
  12. Friday, 01 November – All Saints’ Day (National)
  13. Friday, 06 December – Spanish Constitution Day (National)
  14. Wednesday, 25 December – Christmas (National)
  15. Thursday, 26 December – Boxing Day (Catalunya)

Now that you know the holidays, you can plan accordingly.

Source: Ajuntament Barcelona

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