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Corpus Christi in Spain

Corpus Christi is a Christian observance that honors the Holy Eucharist. It is also known as the Feast of the Most Holy Body of Christ, as well as the Day of Wreaths.

Is Corpus Christi a Public Holiday?

Corpus Christi is a public holiday in Madrid, where it is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Bread and wine offered for Communion
Bread and wine are usually offered during Communion, or Eucharist, on Corpus Christi.
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About Corpus Christi

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Corpus Christi Observances

Holiday currently only shown for years 2010–2020.

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday TypeArea
2010ThuJun 3Corpus ChristiLocal holidayMadrid
2011ThuJun 23Corpus ChristiLocal holidayMadrid
2012ThuJun 7Corpus ChristiLocal holidayMadrid
2013ThuMay 30Corpus ChristiLocal holidayMadrid
2014ThuJun 19Corpus ChristiLocal holidayMadrid
2015ThuJun 4Corpus ChristiLocal holidayMadrid
2016ThuMay 26Corpus ChristiLocal holidayCastile-La Mancha, Madrid
2017ThuJun 15Corpus ChristiLocal holidayCastile-La Mancha, Madrid
2018ThuMay 31Corpus ChristiLocal holidayMadrid
2019ThuJun 20Corpus ChristiLocal holidayMadrid
2020ThuJun 11Corpus ChristiLocal holidayMadrid

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