Children's Day

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Children's Day in Mexico in 2025

About Children's Day

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Dates of Children's Day
2025 Mexico Wednesday, April 30thChildren's Day
2024 Mexico Tuesday, April 30thChildren's Day
2023 Mexico Sunday, April 30thChildren's Day
2022 Mexico Saturday, April 30thChildren's Day
2021 Mexico Friday, April 30thChildren's Day
This is the day when children are honored in Mexico.
Local name
Día Del Niño

In Mexico, Children's Day ("Día Del Niño") is celebrated on April 30th. On this day teachers organize the day for their children.

There are no classes in schools, even though it’s not listed as an official holiday in the school calendar. Instead schools organize special events and treats for the children, and the teachers take an active part in them.

They organize games, music, and the children bring in their favorite foods to share with others. Some families also have a day out with their children. There are special activities for children in parks and sports centers. Sometimes, also, the children will be given presents by their families.

As it is spring, children wear many bright colors to celebrate their youth and the coming of Spring.

Children's Day in Mexico started in 1925. This celebration had its origins during Álvaro Obregón's presidential period after the country joined the Geneva Conventions and looking after the wellness of the vulnerable children affected by World War I. The United Nations suggested in 1959 countries adopt a National Children's Day in honor of the Children's Rights Declaration of 1959.

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