Mexico Events Calendar: For details on national and local holidays and other celebrations across Mexico, log on to Mexico`s Events Calendar here on Mexperience. Dia de los Muertos, also Dia de los Fieles Difuntos: All Saints` Day and All Saints` Day. One of the most important religious holidays in Mexico. November 1 is not a holiday, but November 2 is. Halloween (October 31) is often associated with festivities these days. View blog: Celebrating Life on the Day of the Dead in Mexico In addition to these dates, election days set by federal and local election laws are also public holidays. Public holidays (called in Mexico “feriados” or “días de asueto”) are regulated by the federal government and regulated by the Federal Labor Code (Ley Federal del Trabajo).  Most workers, both public and private, have the right to take a day off with regular pay. However, some employers may require employees to work on such a holiday, but the employee must be paid: these celebrations are usually observed in modern Mexican culture, but they are not state or civic holidays in Mexico.
Public holidays are regulated by law at the federal level and dates that are legally designated as a public holiday are locally called “Dias Feriados”. There are currently ten holidays in Mexico, as well as a number of civic holidays and regional/national festivals. There are three main types of holidays in Mexico: Public holidays are dates that are set as national holidays for all workers in Mexico. Currently, there are ten holidays in Mexico, as follows: Here you can see the Mexico holidays for the year 2021. To select another year, please use the drop-down menu above. Holidays in bold are holidays in Mexico. Semana de Pascua. The Easter week holidays vary from year to year: check your calendar for details. In Mexico, Maundy Thursday and Good Friday are designated as public holidays. View blog: Mexico City during Holy Week In addition to the national holidays required by law, Mexico celebrates a number of other holidays. These are not holidays, although some states and municipalities may observe them and offer free time to workers in their area.
Transmision del Poder Ejecutivo Federal. The federal government and presidency of Mexico return for re-election every six years. On Transition Day, which falls on December 1 every six years, Mexico celebrates a public holiday. The next holiday will be celebrated on December 1, 2018. Noche Buena (Christmas Eve) and Dia de Navidad (Christmas). Traditionally, on the evening of the 24th century, Mexicans participate in the celebration of the Holocaust. their main Christmas dinner and open gifts. Some families have taken up the Anglo-American tradition of eating on the 25th. The 25th is a holiday, but the 24th is a normal business day in Mexico. Dia del Ejercito. Army Day, also known as Dia de la Lealtad (Loyalty Day), commemorates the day President Madero was escorted to the National Palace by cadets from the country`s military academy. Dia de Navidad.
Christmas Day is celebrated in Mexico with a public holiday. See: Christmas in Mexico Año Nuevo. New Year’s Day. Banks, offices and factories remain closed. “If you knew what I know about the power of giving, you wouldn`t let a single meal pass without sharing it somehow. Traditionally not a Mexican holiday, but with an Anglo-American influence, February 14 is celebrated as Valentine`s Day – Dia del Amor y la Amistad – especially in the country`s urban centers. Cumpleaños by Benito Juarez. The date of birth of Benito Juarez, Mexico`s first and most revered president, is celebrated with a public holiday.
The date is observed each March on the Monday following his date of birth. Anniversario de la Expropriacion Petrolera. This day commemorates the day when, in 1938, President Lazaro Cardenas expropriated all oil reserves and declared oil a strategic Mexican national asset. Dia del Padre – Father`s Day in Mexico. Children buy a gift for their father and some families take their father for lunch. Restaurants are very busy on this day. Dia del Trabajo. Mexico, like many other industrialized countries, celebrates Labor Day every year on May 1 to commemorate the rise of unions. All banks and offices are closing, but most shopping malls remain open. Dia de la Virgen Guadalupe – Not a holiday, but an important religious holiday in Mexico. See the blog: The Virgin Guadalupe and New Year`s Eve Juan Diego. New Year`s Eve is traditionally a family affair in Mexico, although squares in major cities fill with revellers celebrating the New Year.
View blog: New Year celebrations in Mexico Dia de las Madres – Mother`s Day is an important cultural date in Mexico as the country has a strong matriarchal culture.