We suggest checking out Madrid’s bank holidays before traveling to the city, so you can plan your holidays accordingly and know which days the attractions and museums are closed, as well as any special celebrations.
New Year’s Day: 1 January
Reyes Magos (Epiphany): 6 January
Maundy Thursday: Date varies
Good Friday: Date varies
Labor Day: 1 May
Day of the Community of Madrid: 2 May. This day commemorates the Dos de Mayo uprisings of 1808, against the occupation of Madrid by French troops.
San Isidro: 15 May. Patron saint of Madrid.
Assumption Day: 15 August
Spain’s National Day: 12 October. It is also known as Columbus Day. It commemorates the discovery of the Americas.
All Saint’s Day: 1 November
Virgen of Almudena: 9 November. Patron Saint of Madrid.
Spanish Constitution Day: 6 December. In memory of the 6 December 1978, when the present Spanish Constitution was enacted.