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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
Jan 1
Feb 25
Feb 26
Feb 27
Feb 28
Mar 1
Mar 20
Apr 14
Apr 16
Apr 21
May 1
May 14
Jun 12
Jun 15
Jun 21
Aug 13
Sep 7
Sep 22
Oct 12
Oct 15
Oct 28
Nov 2
Nov 15
Nov 20
Dec 21
Dec 24
Dec 25
Dec 31
Sunday
Saturday
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Monday
Friday
Sunday
Friday
Monday
Sunday
Monday
Thursday
Wednesday
Sunday
Thursday
Friday
Thursday
Sunday
Saturday
Thursday
Wednesday
Monday
Thursday
Sunday
Monday
Sunday
Sunday New Year’s Day
Carnival
Carnival
Carnival
Carnival
Carnival end
Equinox
Good Friday
Easter Sunday
Tiradentes Day
Labor Day / May Day
Mother’s Day
Brazilian Valentine’s Day
Corpus Christi
June Solstice
Father’s Day
Independence Day
equinox
Our Lady Aparecida
Teacher’s Day
Public Service Holiday
All Souls’ Day
Republic Proclamation Day
Black Consciousness Day
December Solstice
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day
New Year’s Eve
National Holiday
Observance
Observance
Optional Holiday
Optional Holiday
Optional Holiday
Season
National Holiday
Observance
National Holiday
National Holiday
Observance
Observance
Optional Holiday
Season
Observance
National Holiday
Season
National Holiday
Observance
Optional Holiday
National Holiday
National Holiday
Observance
Season
DOptional Holiday
National Holiday
Optional Holiday
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