( Spanish) — Look here what are the holidays in Mexico for 2023.
The following days are marked by law for various mexican dependencies and even for foreign embassies in national territory.
Holidays and bridges in Mexico for 2023
- Monday February 6 — Commemoration of the promulgation of the Constitution of Mexico of 1917 (The exact day is February 5, but it runs to Monday, so this is the first long weekend of the year).
- Monday March 20 — Day in commemoration of birthday of Benito JuarezPresident of Mexico from 1857 to 1872 (the exact date is March 21, but it is moved to Monday, so this is the second bridge of 2023).
- Thursday April 6 and Friday April 7 — Holidays for Holy Week (third long weekend of the year). Dependencies like the Secretary of Public Education (SEP) give two weeks off for this celebration: from April 3 to 14.
- Monday May 1 — Holiday for Labor Day (fourth long weekend of the year).
- Friday May 5 — Official holiday for the commemoration of the so-called Battle of Pueblawhich occurred in 1862 (it is the fifth bridge of the year).
- Saturday September 16 — Although it falls on a weekend, it is usually an official holiday for Mexico’s Independence Day, which began at dawn on September 16, 1810. (Some agencies and entities also give September 15 as a holiday, which in 2023 would fall on a Friday and would become the sixth long weekend of the year).
- Thursday, November 2 — It is celebrated Day of the Dead, one of the most internationally known festivities in Mexico. Sometimes it is given on November 1 (which is also part of the celebrations), but it depends on each agency or entity in the country.
- Monday, November 20 — Official holiday for the commemoration of the Mexican Revolution, which began on November 20, 1910 with the promulgation of the Plan of San Luis (the seventh bridge of the year).
- Monday December 25 — Rest for Christmas (the eighth and last long weekend of 2023).