National Day ‑ Spain
|Event Name||National Day - Spain|
|Start Date||12th Oct 2017 12:00am|
The Fiesta Nacional de España is the national day of Spain. It is held annually on October 12 and is a national holiday. It commemorates the anniversary of Christopher Columbus's first arrival in the Americas, a day also celebrated in other countries. It's celebrated in a special way in Zaragoza: the Ofrenda de Flores, the most important event in the festival of the Fiestas del Pilar, takes place this day.