Public holidays and observances in Brazil

Year 2018

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Monday New Year's Day National holiday
February 10 Saturday Carnival Saturday Observance
February 11 Sunday Carnival Sunday Observance
February 12 Monday Carnival Monday Public Holiday
February 13 Tuesday Carnival Tuesday Optional Holiday
February 14 Wednesday Carnival end (until 2pm) Optional Holiday
March 20 Tuesday March equinox Season
March 30 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 21 Saturday Tiradentes Day Feriado Nacional
May 1 Tuesday Labor Day / May Day Public Holiday
May 13 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
May 31 Thursday Corpus Christi Common Local holiday
June 12 Tuesday Brazilian Valentine's Day Observance
June 21 Thursday June Solstice Season
August 12 Sunday Father's Day Observance
September 7 Friday Independence Day Public Holiday
September 23 Sunday September equinox Season
October 12 Friday Our Lady Aparecida/Children's Day Feriado Nacional
October 15 Monday Teacher's Day Observance
October 28 Sunday Public Service Holiday Optional Holiday
November 2 Friday All Souls Day Feriado Nacional
November 15 Thursday Republic Proclamation Day Feriado Nacional
November 20 Tuesday Black Consciousness Day Observance
December 21 Friday December Solstice Season
December 24 Monday Christmas Eve (from 2pm) Optional Holiday
December 25 Tuesday Christmas Day National holiday
December 31 Monday New Year's Eve (from 2pm) Optional Holiday

Year 2019

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Tuesday New Year's Day National holiday
March 2 Saturday Carnival Saturday Observance
March 3 Sunday Carnival Sunday Observance
March 4 Monday Carnival Monday Public Holiday
March 5 Tuesday Carnival Tuesday Optional Holiday
March 6 Wednesday Carnival end (until 2pm) Optional Holiday
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
April 19 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 21 Sunday Tiradentes Day Feriado Nacional
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
May 1 Wednesday Labor Day / May Day Public Holiday
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 12 Wednesday Brazilian Valentine's Day Observance
June 20 Thursday Corpus Christi Common Local holiday
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
August 11 Sunday Father's Day Observance
September 7 Saturday Independence Day Public Holiday
September 23 Monday September equinox Season
October 12 Saturday Our Lady Aparecida/Children's Day Feriado Nacional
October 15 Tuesday Teacher's Day Observance
October 28 Monday Public Service Holiday Optional Holiday
November 2 Saturday All Souls Day Feriado Nacional
November 15 Friday Republic Proclamation Day Feriado Nacional
November 20 Wednesday Black Consciousness Day Observance
December 22 Sunday December Solstice Season
December 24 Tuesday Christmas Eve (from 2pm) Optional Holiday
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day National holiday
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve (from 2pm) Optional Holiday

Year 2020

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday New Year's Day National holiday
February 22 Saturday Carnival Saturday Observance
February 23 Sunday Carnival Sunday Observance
February 24 Monday Carnival Monday Public Holiday
February 25 Tuesday Carnival Tuesday Optional Holiday
February 26 Wednesday Carnival end (until 2pm) Optional Holiday
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
April 10 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 12 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 21 Tuesday Tiradentes Day Feriado Nacional
May 1 Friday Labor Day / May Day Public Holiday
May 10 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 11 Thursday Corpus Christi Common Local holiday
June 12 Friday Brazilian Valentine's Day Observance
June 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
August 9 Sunday Father's Day Observance
September 7 Monday Independence Day Public Holiday
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
October 12 Monday Our Lady Aparecida/Children's Day Feriado Nacional
October 15 Thursday Teacher's Day Observance
October 28 Wednesday Public Service Holiday Optional Holiday
November 2 Monday All Souls Day Feriado Nacional
November 15 Sunday Republic Proclamation Day Feriado Nacional
November 20 Friday Black Consciousness Day Observance
December 21 Monday December Solstice Season
December 24 Thursday Christmas Eve (from 2pm) Optional Holiday
December 25 Friday Christmas Day National holiday
December 31 Thursday New Year's Eve (from 2pm) Optional Holiday