Date Weekday Holiday Name Holiday Type
Jan 1 Sunday New Year’s Day National Holiday
Feb 24 Friday Carnival Friday Observance
Feb 25 Saturday Carnival Saturday Observance
Feb 26 Sunday Carnival Sunday Observance
Feb 27 Monday Carnival Monday Optional Holiday
Feb 28 Tuesday Carnival Tuesday Optional Holiday
Mar 1 Wednesday Carnival end (until 2pm) Optional Holiday
Mar 20 Monday March equinox Season
Apr 14 Friday Good Friday National Holiday
Apr 16 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
Apr 21 Friday Tiradentes Day National Holiday
May 1 Monday Labor Day / May Day National Holiday
May 14 Sunday Mother’s Day Observance
Jun 12 Monday Brazilian Valentine’s Day Observance
Jun 15 Thursday Corpus Christi Optional Holiday
Jun 21 Wednesday June Solstice Season
Aug 13 Sunday Father’s Day Observance
Sep 7 Thursday Independence Day National Holiday
Sep 22 Friday September equinox Season
Oct 12 Thursday Our Lady Aparecida/Children’s Day National Holiday
Oct 15 Sunday Teacher’s Day Observance
Oct 28 Saturday Public Service Holiday Optional Holiday
Nov 2 Thursday All Souls Day National Holiday
Nov 15 Wednesday Republic Proclamation Day National Holiday
Nov 20 Monday Black Consciousness Day Observance
Dec 21 Thursday December Solstice Season
Dec 24 Sunday Christmas Eve (from 2pm) Optional Holiday
Dec 25 Monday Christmas Day National Holiday
Dec 31 Sunday New Year’s Eve (from 2pm) Optional Holiday


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