Mexico Holidays
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Public Holidays in Mexico

New Year's Day January 1
Constitution Day February 5
Day of the Flag February 24
Birthday of Benito Juaréz March 21
Good Friday, Easter Monday March/April
Labour Day May 1
Battle of Puebla Anniversary May 5
Spring Bank Holiday Last Monday in May
Independence Day September 16
Columbus Day October 12
Mexican Revolution Anniversary November 20
Christmas Day December 25

Festivals and Unofficial Holidays

Not content with the above, Mexico celebrates a number of 'unofficial holidays' and festivals where commerce typically grinds to a halt. As they total in excess of 100 the following just represents the highlights:

Feast of the Epiphany January 6
Candlemas February 2
Carnaval(week leading to Ash Wednesday) February/March
Holy Week March/ April
President's Message September 1
All Saints' Day November 1
Day of the Dead November 2

Day of Our Lady of Guadalupe

December 12

The spring and autumn equinoxes are celebrated at the Temple of Kukulkan, Chichén-Itzá in March and September respectively.



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