Holidays in Spanish
This free audio lesson is all about holidays in Spanish. Find out the Spanish word for holiday and what the main Spanish holidays are!
Many of the holidays that we celebrate and look forward to in English speaking countries are also part of the cultural life of Spanish speaking countries.
If you would like to ask someone what they have planned for a certain holiday you can do so by asking, ¿Cuáles son tus planes para _______? Being able to talk about plans helps you to make arrangements with another person and talk socially about an event. Why not have a try making questions using the above language structure with the holidays in Spanish vocabulary here?
Talking about Holidays in Spanish
A public holiday
Día de la nación
A veces un feriado crea un fin de semana largo
Sometimes a public holiday creates a long weekend
How to say different Holidays in Spanish
Día de inocentes
April Fool's Day
Día del padre
Día de las madres
Día de año nuevo
New Year's Day
Día de San Patricio
St. Patrick's Day
Día de acción de gracia
Día de San Valentín
Día de la Independencia
Visiting a Spanish speaking country during celebrations can be a marvelously rich and rewarding experience. As you can see, Latin countries celebrate many of the same occasions as English speaking countries, but you might even find some other fascinating ones such as the Day of the Dead in Mexico. For more lessons on Spanish vocabulary I recommend these!