mexidata_logo.jpg

Home | Columns, Commentary and News | Reports | Links | About/Contact

2017 Mexico Political & Observances Calendar

2017 MEXICO POLITICAL AND HOLIDAY CALENDAR

 (Boldface red national obligatory holidays • elections shaded yellow)

JANUARY

1                New Year’s Day

6        Epiphany (Día de los Reyes Magos)

FEBRUARY

1        Second period, Second year, Ordinary Session of the LXIII Congress begins

6        Anniversary of Constitution of 1917 (observed; actual date Feb. 5)

10      Air Force Day

19      Army Day

24      Flag Day

MARCH

4        88th Anniversary of the Institutional Revolutionary Party (PRI)

18      Anniversary of the Expropriation of the Oil Industry

20      Anniversary of the Birth of Benito Juárez (observed; actual date Mar. 21)

APRIL

13      Holy Thursday

14      Good Friday

16      Easter Sunday

30      Second period, Second year, Ordinary Session of the LXIII Congress ends

MAY

1        Labor Day

5        Anniversary of the Battle of Puebla (Cinco de Mayo)

5        28th Anniversary of the Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD)

10      Mother’s Day

14      22st Anniversary of the Mexico Ecologist Green Party (PVEM)

15      Teacher’s Day

JUNE

1                Navy Day

4        Governor, State and Municipal elections:

  •    Coahuila – elections for governor, state legislature [25 members], & 38 municipal presidents
  •   México – election for governor
  •    Nayarit – elections for governor, state legislature [30], & 20 municipal presidents
  •    Veracruz – elections for state legislature [212]

18      Father’s Day

JULY

20      Birthday of President Enrique Peña Nieto

AUGUST

1        18th Anniversary of the Convergence Party

SEPTEMBER

1        President Enrique Peña Nieto’s State of the Nation Presentation (“Informe”)

1        First period, Third year, Ordinary Session of the LXIII Congress begins

15      Commemoration of the Cry for Independence (11:00 p.m.)

16      Independence Day

16      78th Anniversary of the National Action Party (PAN)

OCTOBER

NOVEMBER

1        All Saints' Day

2        All Souls' Day (Day of the Dead)

20      Anniversary of the Mexican Revolution

DECEMBER

8        26th Anniversary of the Mexican Labor Party (PT)

12      Day of Our Lady of Guadalupe

15      First period, Third year, Ordinary Session of the LXIII Congress ends

25      Christmas Day