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Immaculate Conception in Spain

Many Christian communities around the world annually observe the Feast of the Immaculate Conception on December 8. This day is a holy day of obligation in which many Christians, particularly of the Catholic faith, attend special church services for this occasion.

Is Immaculate Conception a Public Holiday?

Immaculate Conception is on Saturday, December 8, 2018 and most businesses follow regular Saturday opening hours in Spain.

Detail shot of Mary from a stained glass window created in the late 1800's.
Various images depicting the Immaculate Conception often feature the Virgin Mary as a young woman.
Various images depicting the Immaculate Conception often feature the Virgin Mary as a young woman.
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Immaculate Conception Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday TypeArea
2010WedDec 8Immaculate ConceptionNational holiday 
2011ThuDec 8Immaculate ConceptionNational holiday 
2012SatDec 8Immaculate ConceptionNational holiday 
2013SunDec 8Immaculate ConceptionNational holiday 
2014MonDec 8Immaculate ConceptionNational holiday 
2015TueDec 8Immaculate ConceptionNational holiday 
2016ThuDec 8Immaculate ConceptionNational holiday 
2017FriDec 8Immaculate ConceptionNational holiday 
2018SatDec 8Immaculate ConceptionNational holiday 
2019SunDec 8Immaculate ConceptionNational holiday 
2020TueDec 8Immaculate ConceptionNational holiday 

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