Brazil has a total of 28 holidays in 2018. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.
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|New Year's Day
New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
|Monday||January 1||National holiday|
||Monday||February 12||Common local holiday|
Shrove Tuesday is a religious holiday that is on the day before Ash Wednesday. It is also known as the Tuesday of Carnival, which is a festive occasion among many cultures.
|Tuesday||February 13||Common local holiday|
|Carnival end (until 2pm)
Ash Wednesday marks the first day of Lent in western Christian churches.
|Wednesday||February 14||Common local holiday|
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
|Friday||March 30||National holiday|
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
||Saturday||April 21||National holiday|
|Labor Day / May Day
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
|Tuesday||May 1||National holiday|
Corpus Christi is a Christian feast in honor of the Holy Eucharist.
|Thursday||May 31||Common local holiday|
|Brazilian Valentine's Day
||Friday||September 7||National holiday|
|Our Lady Aparecida/Children's Day
||Friday||October 12||National holiday|
|Public Service Holiday
||Sunday||October 28||Common local holiday|
|All Souls' Day
All Souls’ Day falls on November 2 each year. It is a day of alms giving and prayers for the dead.
|Friday||November 2||National holiday|
|Republic Proclamation Day
||Thursday||November 15||National holiday|
|Black Consciousness Day
|Christmas Eve (from 2pm)
Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
|Monday||December 24||Common local holiday|
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
|Tuesday||December 25||National holiday|
|New Year's Eve (from 2pm)
New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.
|Monday||December 31||Common local holiday|