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New Year's Day in Spain

New Year’s Day, which is on January 1, marks the start of the year in the Gregorian calendar and it's a public holiday in many countries. Count down to the New Year, no matter where you are.

Is New Year's Day a Public Holiday?

New Year's Day is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

New Year's Day on January 1 in the Gregorian calendar is celebrated worldwide.

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About New Year's Day

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New Year's Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday TypeArea
2015ThuJan 1New Year's DayNational holiday 
2016FriJan 1New Year's DayNational holiday 
2017SunJan 1New Year's DayNational holiday 
2017MonJan 2New Year's DayNational holidayAN, AR, CL, MU
2018MonJan 1New Year's DayNational holiday 
2019TueJan 1New Year's DayNational holiday 
2020WedJan 1New Year's DayNational holiday 
2021FriJan 1New Year's DayNational holiday 
2022SatJan 1New Year's DayNational holiday 
2023SunJan 1New Year's DayNational holiday 
2024MonJan 1New Year's DayNational holiday 
2025WedJan 1New Year's DayNational holiday 

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