Public Holidays in Mexico

Articles and guides to help you learn about Mexico’s Public Holidays

Articles and guides to help you learn about Mexico’s Public Holidays

Posters for Cinco de Mayo Celebrations in Mexico

Cinco de Mayo in Mexico

It had been mentioned that Mexico's Cinco de Mayo holiday is more celebrated among Mexicans in the U.S. than it is in Mexico

Exploring colonial Mexico

Enjoying Long-Weekend Holidays in Mexico

Mexico's three long-weekend holidays —introduced over a decade ago— are well-received and one of them also forms part of Mexico's 'Black Friday' shopping event

Waving Mexico Flags

Public Holidays in Mexico

Mexico observes several dates throughout the year to commemorate important historical, cultural, and religious events, some of which are national public holidays

Cempaxochitl flower

Mexico’s Iconic Flower

The bright-colored 'cempaxochitl' flowers are an iconic symbol of Mexico’s Day of the Dead traditions