The autonomous community of the Region of Murcia, Spain, celebrates the Day of Murcia on the 9th of June every year. It is a public holiday for the general public, where schools and most businesses are closed.
On the days leading to the Day of Murcia, children are usually educated on the history, geography, and culture of Murcia. On the day itself, many people take to the streets in celebration and wave the flag of Murcia, whilst others display the flag on public buildings and private abodes. The day is typically observed with several events, including sports events; communal meals; wine and traditional dishes tasting; modern and traditional music concerts; and exhibiting the works of local artists.