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Holidays in Brazil

In Brazil, public holidays may be legislated at the federal, statewide and municipal levels. Most holidays are observed nationwide, but each state and city may have its own holidays as well. Apart from the yearly official holidays, the Constitution of Brazil also establishes that election days are to be considered national holidays as well. General elections are held on the first Sunday of October, in the first round, and on the last Sunday of October, in the second round, of every even year. Number of religious and ethnic holidays are also celebrated in Brazil

Date Weekday Holiday Name Holiday Type
1 Jan
2 Mar
3 Mar
4 Mar
5 Mar
6 Mar
20 Mar
19 Apr
21 Apr
21 Apr
1 May
12 May
12 Jun
20 Jun
21 Jun
11 Aug
7 Sep
23 Sep
12 Oct
15 Oct
28 Oct
2 Nov
15 Nov
20 Nov
22 Dec
24 Dec
25 Dec
31 Dec
Tuesday
Saturday
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Wednesday
Friday
Sunday
Sunday
Wednesday
Sunday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Sunday
Saturday
Monday
Saturday
Tuesday
Monday
Saturday
Friday
Wednesday
Sunday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Tuesday
New Year’s Day
Carnival Saturday
Carnival Sunday
Carnival Monday
Carnival Tuesday
Carnival end (until 2pm)
March Equinox
Good Friday
Tiradentes Day
Easter Sunday
Labour Day / May Day
Mother’s Day
Brazilian Valentine’s Day
Corpus Christi
June Solstice
Father’s Day
Independence Day
September Equinox
Our Lady Aparecida / Children’s Day
Teacher’s Day
Public Service Holiday
All Souls’ Day
Republic Proclamation Day
Black Consciousness Day
December Solstice
Christmas Eve (from 2pm)
Christmas Day
New Year’s Eve (from 2pm)
National Holiday
Observance
Observance
Optional Holiday
Optional Holiday
Optional Holiday
Season
National Holiday
National Holiday
Observance
National Holiday
Observance
Observance
Optional Holiday
Season
Observance
National Holiday
Season
National Holiday
Observance
Optional Holiday
National Holiday
National Holiday
Observance
Season
Optional Holiday
National Holiday
Optional Holiday

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