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Castile and León Day in Spain

Quick Facts

Castile and León Day is celebrated in the Spanish autonomous community of Castile and León on April 23 every year.

Local names

NameLanguage
Día de Castilla y LeónSpanish
Castile and León DayEnglish
Tag von Kastilien und LeonGerman

Castile and León Day 2014

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Castile and León Day 2015

Thursday, April 23, 2015
List of dates for other years

April 23 is Castile and León Day, an annual public holiday in the autonomous community of Castile and León in northwestern Spain. It coincides with St George’s Day and the Day of Aragon.

Castile and León Day is celebrated in Segovia, pictured above, and other cities in Castile and León.

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Celebrate Castile and León Day

Castile and León Day is celebrated on April 23 but celebrations start on the evening of April 22 with music performances. Other festivities include special ceremonies, dances, sports events, exhibits and street performances.

Public life

Castile and León Day is a public holiday in Castile and León on April 23. Schools, government offices and many businesses are closed. Public transport services may run to a different schedule, so travelers are advised to check for any changes to the public transit schedules.

About Castile and León Day

Castile and León Day commemorates the Battle of Villalar when Charles, also known as Charles I (Carlos I) of the Spanish empire, defeated a group of Castilians in the Revolt of the Comuneros on April 23, 1521. He ruled the Holy Roman Empire from 1519 until he stepped down from power in 1556.

Castile and León Day Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday typeWhere it is observed
MonApr 231990Castile and León DayLocal holidayCastile-Leon
TueApr 231991Castile and León DayLocal holidayCastile-Leon
ThuApr 231992Castile and León DayLocal holidayCastile-Leon
FriApr 231993Castile and León DayLocal holidayCastile-Leon
SatApr 231994Castile and León DayLocal holidayCastile-Leon
SunApr 231995Castile and León DayLocal holidayCastile-Leon
TueApr 231996Castile and León DayLocal holidayCastile-Leon
WedApr 231997Castile and León DayLocal holidayCastile-Leon
ThuApr 231998Castile and León DayLocal holidayCastile-Leon
FriApr 231999Castile and León DayLocal holidayCastile-Leon
SunApr 232000Castile and León DayLocal holidayCastile-Leon
MonApr 232001Castile and León DayLocal holidayCastile-Leon
TueApr 232002Castile and León DayLocal holidayCastile-Leon
WedApr 232003Castile and León DayLocal holidayCastile-Leon
FriApr 232004Castile and León DayLocal holidayCastile-Leon
SatApr 232005Castile and León DayLocal holidayCastile-Leon
SunApr 232006Castile and León DayLocal holidayCastile-Leon
MonApr 232007Castile and León DayLocal holidayCastile-Leon
WedApr 232008Castile and León DayLocal holidayCastile-Leon
ThuApr 232009Castile and León DayLocal holidayCastile-Leon
FriApr 232010Castile and León DayLocal holidayCastile-Leon
SatApr 232011Castile and León DayLocal holidayCastile-Leon
MonApr 232012Castile and León DayLocal holidayCastile-Leon
TueApr 232013Castile and León DayLocal holidayCastile-Leon
WedApr 232014Castile and León DayLocal holidayCastile-Leon
ThuApr 232015Castile and León DayLocal holidayCastile-Leon
SatApr 232016Castile and León DayLocal holidayCastile-Leon
SunApr 232017Castile and León DayLocal holidayCastile-Leon
MonApr 232018Castile and León DayLocal holidayCastile-Leon
TueApr 232019Castile and León DayLocal holidayCastile-Leon
ThuApr 232020Castile and León DayLocal holidayCastile-Leon

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