Portugal has a total of 43 holidays in 2023. 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 downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.

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Holiday Date Details
New Year's Day
Sunday, January 1, 2023 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Valentine's Day
Tuesday, February 14, 2023 February 14 is Valentine's Day or Saint Valentine's Feast. The day of love owes its origins to ancient Roman and European Christian traditions.
Carnival / Shrove Tuesday / Pancake Day
Tuesday, February 21, 2023 Shrove Tuesday is a religious holiday before the fasting period of Lent. It is celebrated by eating pancakes and holding Carnival parades.
St. Joseph's Day
Sunday, March 19, 2023 St. Joseph's Day is a district holiday in Portugal
Father's Day
Sunday, March 19, 2023 Father’s Day celebrates fatherhood and male parenting on different dates worldwide.
March Equinox
Monday, March 20, 2023 March Equinox in Portugal (Lisbon)
Daylight Saving Time starts
Sunday, March 26, 2023 Daylight Saving Time starts in Portugal
Good Friday
Friday, April 7, 2023 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 9, 2023 Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Liberty Day
Tuesday, April 25, 2023 Liberty Day is a national holiday in Portugal
Our Lady of Mércoles
Tuesday, April 25, 2023 Our Lady of Mércoles is a district holiday in Portugal
Labor Day / May Day
Monday, May 1, 2023 Labor Day, International Workers' Day, and May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Mother's Day
Sunday, May 7, 2023 Mother’s Day celebrates the achievements and efforts of mothers and mother figures.
St. Joana's Day
Friday, May 12, 2023 St. Joana's Day is a district holiday in Portugal
Ascension Day
Thursday, May 18, 2023 Ascension Day is a district holiday in Portugal
Leiria Day
Monday, May 22, 2023 Leiria Day is a district holiday in Portugal
Portalegre Day
Tuesday, May 23, 2023 Portalegre Day is a district holiday in Portugal
Azores Day
Monday, May 29, 2023 Azores Day is a regional holiday in Portugal
Corpus Christi
Thursday, June 8, 2023 Corpus Christi is a Christian feast in honor of the Holy Eucharist.
Portugal Day
Saturday, June 10, 2023 Portugal Day is a national holiday in Portugal
St. Anthony's Day
Tuesday, June 13, 2023 St. Anthony's Day is a district holiday in Portugal
June Solstice
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 June Solstice in Portugal (Lisbon)
St. John's Day
Saturday, June 24, 2023 St. John's Day is a district holiday in Portugal
St. Peter's Day
Thursday, June 29, 2023 St. Peter's Day is a district holiday in Portugal
Madeira Day
Saturday, July 1, 2023 Madeira Day is a regional holiday in Portugal
St. Elizabeth's Day
Tuesday, July 4, 2023 St. Elizabeth's Day is a district holiday in Portugal
Assumption of Mary
Tuesday, August 15, 2023 The Christian feast of the Assumption of Mary is on or around Aug 15 in most countries. A few celebrate Assumption Day at other times of the year.
Our Lady of Sorrows
Sunday, August 20, 2023 Our Lady of Sorrows is a district holiday in Portugal
Our Lady of Graces
Tuesday, August 22, 2023 Our Lady of Graces is a district holiday in Portugal
Faro Day
Thursday, September 7, 2023 Faro Day is a district holiday in Portugal
Birth of Bocage
Friday, September 15, 2023 Birth of Bocage is a district holiday in Portugal
St. Matthew's Day
Thursday, September 21, 2023 St. Matthew's Day is a district holiday in Portugal
September Equinox
Saturday, September 23, 2023 September Equinox in Portugal (Lisbon)
Republic Day
Thursday, October 5, 2023 Republic Day is a national holiday in Portugal
Daylight Saving Time ends
Sunday, October 29, 2023 Daylight Saving Time ends in Portugal
All Saints' Day
Wednesday, November 1, 2023 Many churches honor all their saints on All Saints' Day, also known as All Hallows' Day.
Foral of Sancho I
Monday, November 27, 2023 Foral of Sancho I is a district holiday in Portugal
Restoration of Independence
Friday, December 1, 2023 Restoration of Independence is a national holiday in Portugal
Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Friday, December 8, 2023 The Feast of the Immaculate Conception is a Christian observance on December 8 each year.
December Solstice
Friday, December 22, 2023 December Solstice in Portugal (Lisbon)
Christmas Eve
Sunday, December 24, 2023 Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Day
Monday, December 25, 2023 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
New Year's Eve
Sunday, December 31, 2023 New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.