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Labor Day / May Day in Spain

Labor Day is also known as International Workers’ Day and May Day. It’s a public holiday in many countries worldwide. It usually occurs around May 1, but several countries observe it on other dates.

Is Labor Day / May Day a Public Holiday?

Labor Day / May Day is not a public holiday. It falls on Sunday, May 1, 2022 and most businesses follow regular Sunday opening hours in Spain.

A young girl laying in the grass in the spring sun surrounded by daisies.

Labor Day is often used as a day to defend workers’ rights.

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About Labor Day / May Day

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Labor Day / May Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday TypeArea
2017MonMay 1Labor Day / May DayNational holiday 
2018TueMay 1Labor Day / May DayNational holiday 
2019WedMay 1Labor Day / May DayNational holiday 
2020FriMay 1Labor Day / May DayNational holiday 
2021SatMay 1Labor Day / May DayNational holiday 
2022SunMay 1Labor Day / May DayObservanceAll
2023MonMay 1Labor Day / May DayNational holiday 
2024WedMay 1Labor Day / May DayNational holiday 
2025ThuMay 1Labor Day / May DayNational holiday 
2026FriMay 1Labor Day / May DayNational holiday 
2027SatMay 1Labor Day / May DayNational holiday 

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