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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
MonApr 301990Children's DayObservance
TueApr 301991Children's DayObservance
ThuApr 301992Children's DayObservance
FriApr 301993Children's DayObservance
SatApr 301994Children's DayObservance
SunApr 301995Children's DayObservance
TueApr 301996Children's DayObservance
WedApr 301997Children's DayObservance
ThuApr 301998Children's DayObservance
FriApr 301999Children's DayObservance
SunApr 302000Children's DayObservance
MonApr 302001Children's DayObservance
TueApr 302002Children's DayObservance
WedApr 302003Children's DayObservance
FriApr 302004Children's DayObservance
SatApr 302005Children's DayObservance
SunApr 302006Children's DayObservance
MonApr 302007Children's DayObservance
WedApr 302008Children's DayObservance
ThuApr 302009Children's DayObservance
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 2015

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Children's Day 2016

Saturday, April 30, 2016

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Name in other languages

NameLanguage
Children's DayEnglish
Día del NiñoSpanish
KindertagGerman
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Related holidays

United Nation Holiday on April 30, 2016

Fun Holiday on April 30, 2016

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