why is it a local holiday this saturday january 22nd in the city




The 2022 work calendar in Valencia It has a total of fourteen paid and non-recoverable days, both at the local, municipal and regional levels. This next saturday january 22 the festival is celebrated Saint Vincent Martyr, patron saint of the city, a day that the City Council introduced as a holiday in the capital of the Turia.

The commemoration of San Vicente Mártir is popularly known as the one that is a “crosses inside” holiday, while the other local holiday of the 2022 work calendar in Valencia, which refers to San Vicente Ferrer, will be held next monday april 25.

[Calendario laboral 2022 en Valencia: así caen los festivos locales, autonómicos, nacionales y los puentes]

Saint Vincent Martyr

is considered the protector of the city of Valencia, since the ‘Cap i Casal’ became its final destination on the most important pilgrimage route in all Europe, which led him to be considered the martyr of the West.

Since it is the patron saint of the city, the local holiday does not include the municipalities around Valencia, which already have other paid and non-recoverable municipal days.

However, the Local Council of Commerce of Valencia approved last Tuesday that this holiday may be extraordinary opening in stores, markets and commercial surfaces, and therefore, that it be changed in the work calendar for Sunday, April 10.

On the other hand, the 2022 work calendar approved by the Generalitat Valenciana marks April 14 as a holiday throughout the Community, Holy Thursday, and on June 24, the day on which it is celebrated San Juan.

These are the holidays in Valencia for the year 2022 established in the Work calendar.


Saturday, January 22: Festivity of San Vicente Mártir.


Saturday March 19: Festivity of San José.


April 14: Holy Thursday.

April 15: Good Friday.

April 18: Easter Monday.

Monday, April 25: Feast of San Vicente Ferrer.


Friday June 24: Festivity of San Juan.


Monday, August 15: Feast of the Assumption of the Virgin.


Wednesday, October 12: Hispanic Day and festival of the Virgen del Pilar.


Tuesday, November 1: All Saints’ Day.


Tuesday, December 6: Constitution Day.

Thursday, December 8: Feast of the Immaculate Conception.

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