Brazil has a total of 29 holidays in 2019. 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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Holiday Weekday Date
New Year's Day
New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Tuesday January 1
Carnival Friday
Friday March 1
Carnival Saturday
Saturday March 2
Carnival Sunday
Sunday March 3
Carnival Monday
Monday March 4
Carnival Tuesday
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 March 5
Carnival end (until 2pm)
Ash Wednesday marks the first day of Lent in western Christian churches.
Wednesday March 6
March Equinox
Wednesday March 20
Good Friday
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Friday April 19
Tiradentes Day
Sunday April 21
Easter Sunday
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Sunday April 21
Labor Day / May Day
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Wednesday May 1
Mother's Day
Sunday May 12
Brazilian Valentine's Day
Wednesday June 12
Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi is a Christian feast in honor of the Holy Eucharist.
Thursday June 20
June Solstice
Friday June 21
Father's Day
Sunday August 11
Independence Day
Saturday September 7
September Equinox
Monday September 23
Our Lady of Aparecida / Children's Day
Saturday October 12
Teacher's Day
Tuesday October 15
Public Service Holiday
Monday October 28
All Souls' Day
All Souls’ Day falls on November 2 each year. It is a day of alms giving and prayers for the dead.
Saturday November 2
Republic Proclamation Day
Friday November 15
Black Consciousness Day
Wednesday November 20
December Solstice
Sunday December 22
Christmas Eve (from 2pm)
Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Tuesday December 24
Christmas Day
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Wednesday December 25
New Year's Eve (from 2pm)
New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.
Tuesday December 31