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Castile and León Day in Spain

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.
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
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

Quick Facts

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

Castile and León Day 2016

Saturday, April 23, 2016 (local in Castile-Leon)

Castile and León Day 2017

Sunday, April 23, 2017 (local in Castile-Leon)

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Name in other languages

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

List of dates for other years

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