(Celebrated on the 1st Monday in February)
Constitution Day (Día de la Constitución) is an official holiday that celebrates the anniversary of Mexico’s current constitution, which was promulgated on February 5, 1917.
Celebrate Constitution Day
Festivals, picnics, music concerts, and street celebrations are part of the festivities that occur throughout Mexico on Constitution Day.
Constitution Day is a federal public holiday in Mexico. Banks, schools, government offices and many businesses are closed. People intending on travelling via public transport in Mexico should check with public transit authorities on any timetable or route changes.
About Constitution Day
Mexico’s constitution (Constitución Política de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos) was drafted in Santiago de Querétaro, in central Mexico, following a revolution that started in 1910. It was approved by the Mexican constitutional congress on February 5, 1917. The document included significant social reforms to labor laws and provided for equality without discrimination, among other reforms.