Public holidays and observances in Brazil

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 Easter Sunday Observance
April 21 Sunday Tiradentes Day Feriado Nacional
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

Year 2021

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Friday New Year's Day National holiday
February 13 Saturday Carnival Saturday Observance
February 14 Sunday Carnival Sunday Observance
February 15 Monday Carnival Monday Public Holiday
February 16 Tuesday Carnival Tuesday Optional Holiday
February 17 Wednesday Carnival end (until 2pm) Optional Holiday
March 20 Saturday March equinox Season
April 2 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 4 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 21 Wednesday Tiradentes Day Feriado Nacional
May 1 Saturday Labor Day / May Day Public Holiday
May 9 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 3 Thursday Corpus Christi Common Local holiday
June 12 Saturday Brazilian Valentine's Day Observance
June 21 Monday June Solstice Season
August 8 Sunday Father's Day Observance
September 7 Tuesday Independence Day Public Holiday
September 22 Wednesday September equinox Season
October 12 Tuesday Our Lady Aparecida/Children's Day Feriado Nacional
October 15 Friday Teacher's Day Observance
October 28 Thursday Public Service Holiday Optional Holiday
November 2 Tuesday All Souls' Day Christian holiday
November 15 Monday Republic Proclamation Day Feriado Nacional
November 20 Saturday Black Consciousness Day Observance
December 21 Tuesday December Solstice Season
December 24 Friday Christmas Eve (from 2pm) Optional Holiday
December 25 Saturday Christmas Day National holiday
December 31 Friday New Year's Eve (from 2pm) Optional Holiday

Year 2022

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Saturday New Year's Day National holiday
February 26 Saturday Carnival Saturday Observance
February 27 Sunday Carnival Sunday Observance
February 28 Monday Carnival Monday Public Holiday
March 1 Tuesday Carnival Tuesday Optional Holiday
March 2 Wednesday Carnival end (until 2pm) Optional Holiday
March 20 Sunday March equinox Season
April 15 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 17 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 21 Thursday Tiradentes Day Feriado Nacional
May 1 Sunday Labor Day / May Day Public Holiday
May 8 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 12 Sunday Brazilian Valentine's Day Observance
June 16 Thursday Corpus Christi Common Local holiday
June 21 Tuesday June Solstice Season
August 14 Sunday Father's Day Observance
September 7 Wednesday Independence Day Public Holiday
September 22 Thursday September equinox Season
October 12 Wednesday Our Lady Aparecida/Children's Day Feriado Nacional
October 15 Saturday Teacher's Day Observance
October 28 Friday Public Service Holiday Optional Holiday
November 2 Wednesday All Souls' Day Christian holiday
November 15 Tuesday Republic Proclamation Day Feriado Nacional
November 20 Sunday Black Consciousness Day Observance
December 21 Wednesday December Solstice Season
December 24 Saturday Christmas Eve (from 2pm) Optional Holiday
December 25 Sunday Christmas Day National holiday
December 31 Saturday New Year's Eve (from 2pm) Optional Holiday