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2015 Calendar of Mexican Events and Celebrations 2015 Calendar of Mexican events, holidays and celebrations. You will find heroes and saints, places and feats. Celebrate Mexico with Mexican bravo! Enjoy

2015 Calendar of Mexican Events and Celebrations 2015 Calendar of Mexican events, holidays and celebrations. You will find heroes and saints, places and feats. Celebrate Mexico with Mexican bravo! Enjoy. January   Enero  

 1 Año Nuevo
 Solemnity of the Virgin Mary
 6

Día de los Santos Reyes La Epifaña

 11

El Bautismo del Señor 1st Sunday after the Epiphany

 17

San Antonio Abad

 18

Santa Prisca, Patron Saint of Taxco

 20

San Sebastian the Martyr

 21

Birth of Ignacio Allende 

Full Staff Flag Day

February   Febrero

 2

Día de la Candelaria

 

 5

Adoption of the Constitutions of 1857 and 1917

Full Staff Flag Day

 14

Día de San Valentín

  Death of Vicente Guerrero (1831) 

Half Staff Flag Day

 19

Dia del Ejercito Mexicano (Day of the Military)

Full Staff Flag Day

 22

 Death of Francisco I. Madero (1913) 

Half Staff Flag Day

 24

Día de la Bandera (Flag Day)

 28

 Death of Cuauhtémoc, last Aztec Emperor (1525)  

Half Staff Flag Day

March   Marzo  

1  Proclamation of the Plan of Ayutla 

Full Staff Flag Day

8 

San Juan de Dios

 17

San Patricio, Patron Saint of San Patricio Melaque, Jalisco

 18

Anniversary of the Oil Expropriation (1938) 

Full Staff Flag Day

 19

Día de San José  

 21

Birth of Benito Juárez (1806) 

Full Staff Flag Day

 26

Adoption of the Plan of Guadalupe during the Mexican Revolution 

Full Staff Flag Day

April   Abril  

2  Capture of Puebla (1867) 

Full Staff Flag Day

 10

Death of Emiliano Zapata (1919) 

Half Staff Flag Day

 21

Heroic defense of Veracruz to prevent occupation by United States forces (1914) 

Full Staff Flag Day

 25

San Marcos, Patron Saint of Aguascalientes

 30

Día del Niño

May   Mayo

1  Día del Trabajo 

Full Staff Flag Day

2 

Death of the pilots of the 201st Mexican Expeditionary Air Force during World War II (1945) 

Half Staff Flag Day

3 

Día de la Santa Cruz

5 

Anniversary of the Victory over the French Army in Puebla, in 1862 (Cinco de Mayo) 

Full Staff Flag Day

8 

Birth of Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, the initiator of the War Mexican Independence (1753)

10

Día de las Madres

 15

Capture of Querétaro by the forces of the Republic which led to the fall of the Second Mexican Empire (1867) 

Full Staff Flag Day

  Día del Maestro
  San Isidro Labrador Blessing of Animals
 21

Death of Venustiano Carranza   

Half Staff Flag Day

 23

Día del Estudiante

June   Junio

1   Día de la Marina Nacional (Navy Day) 

Full Staff Flag Day

5  Commemoration of the victims of the 2009 Hermosillo daycare center fire (2009).

Half Staff Flag Day

13  San Antonio de Padua
 17

Día del Padre   3rd Sunday in June

 21  Victory of the Republican Armies over the Second Mexican Empire (1867) 

Full Staff Flag Day

 24

San Juan Bautista

 27

Nuestra Señora del Perpetuo Socorro

 29

San Pedro y San Pablo

July   Julio 

4 Nuestra Señora del Refuge
5

Nuestra Señora del Refuge

16 

Nuestra Señora del Carmen

 17

Death of General Alvaro Obregón (1928) 

Half Staff Flag Day

 18

Death of Benito Juárez (1872) 

Half Staff Flag Day

   La Guelaguetza-Lunes del Cerro Festival, Oaxaca
 25

Santiago Apóstol

 30

Death of Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (1811) 

Half Staff Flag Day

August  Agosto

15  La Asunción de la Virgen María 
26 

San Agustín Patron Saint of Puebla

September   Septiembre  

1   Opening of the first ordinary session of the Mexican Congress 

Full Staff Flag Day

12

Commemoration of the sacrifice of Saint Patrick’s Battalion during the Mexican–American War (1847) 

Half Staff Flag Day

13 

The Day of the Niños Héroes 

Half Staff Flag Day

14 

Incorporation of Chiapas as a Federal State 

Full Staff Flag Day

 

Día del Charro

 15

Commemoration of the Grito de Delores 

Full Staff Flag Day

 16

Beginning of the Mexican War of Independence (1810) 

Full Staff Flag Day

 19  

Anniversary of the 1985 Mexico City Earthquake 

Half Staff Flag Day

 27

Consummation of Independence (1821) 

Full Staff Flag Day

 29

San Miguel Archangel Patron Saint of San Miguel de Allende

 30

Birth of José María Morelos (1765) 

Full Staff Flag Day

October   Octubre

1 

Día del Ángel

2 

Commemoration of the Tlatelolco massacre (1968) 

Half Staff Flag Day

4 

San Francisco de Asís, Patron Saint of Chapala

 7  Commemoration of the sacrifice of Senator Belisario Domínguez (1913) 

Half Staff Flag Day

 12

Día de la Raza 

Full Staff Flag Day

 23

Día Nacional de la Aviación (National Aviation Day) 

Full Staff Flag Day

 24

Día de las Naciones Unidas (United Nations Day) 

Full Staff Flag Day

 30

Birth of Francisco I. Madero (1873

Novermber   Noviembre

1  Día de Todos los Santos
2 

Día de los Fieles Difuntos Day of the Dead

 6  

Adoption of the Act of National Independence by the Congress of Chilpancingo (1813) 

Full Staff Flag Day

 12

Día del Cartero

 20

Beginning of the Mexican Revolution (1910) 

Full Staff Flag Day

 23

Santa Cecilia Patron Saint of Musicians

 30

San Andrés Patron Saint of Ajijic

December   Diciembre  

1   Day of the Closing of Session of the Mexican Congress 

Full Staff Flag Day

6

San Nicolás 

8 

La Inmaculada Concepción de la Virgen María

12 

Día de la Virgen de Guadalude

16 

16 to 24 Las Posadas Las Posadas Las Posadas Las Posadas

22 

Death of José María Morelos (1815) 

Half Staff Flag Day

 24  Nochebuena
 25  Navidad
 28 Dia de los Santos Innocentes
 29 Birth of Venustiano Carranza, (1859) 

Full Staff Flag Day

 31

New Years Eve Celebrations