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Children's Day in Mexico

Children’s Day (El Día Del Niño) is celebrated as a tribute to children in Mexico on April 30.

Smile - it's Children's Day in Mexico!
Smile - it's Children's Day in Mexico!
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Celebrate Children’s Day

Schools host special events inviting parents to celebrate and share Children’s Day with students. Parties are held and children take part in activities like face painting, story-telling, art workshops, and plays.

Public Life

Children’s Day is a national observance in Mexico.

About Children’s Day

Children’s Day has been celebrated annually in Mexico since 1925. Children are recognized as an important part of society so the day focuses on the importance of loving, accepting and appreciating children.

Children's Day Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
FriApr 302010Children's DayObservance
SatApr 302011Children's DayObservance
MonApr 302012Children's DayObservance
TueApr 302013Children's DayObservance
WedApr 302014Children's DayObservance
ThuApr 302015Children's DayObservance
SatApr 302016Children's DayObservance
SunApr 302017Children's DayObservance
MonApr 302018Children's DayObservance
TueApr 302019Children's DayObservance
ThuApr 302020Children's DayObservance

Quick Facts

Children’s Day is a Mexican observance that honors and appreciates children.

Children's Day 2016

Saturday, April 30, 2016

Children's Day 2017

Sunday, April 30, 2017

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Name in other languages

NameLanguage
Children's DayEnglish
Día del NiñoSpanish
KindertagGerman

List of dates for other years

Related holidays

United Nation Holiday on April 30, 2016

Fun Holiday on April 30, 2016

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