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Holidays in Brazil in 2012

DateWeekdayHoliday nameHoliday type
Jan 1SundayNew Year's DayFeriado Nacional
Feb 18SaturdayCarnival SaturdayObservance
Feb 19SundayCarnival SundayObservance
Feb 20MondayCarnival MondayObservance
Feb 21TuesdayCarnival TuesdayFeriado Nacional
Feb 22WednesdayCarnival end (until 2pm)Feriado Nacional
Mar 20TuesdayMarch equinoxSeason
Apr 6FridayGood FridayFeriado Nacional
Apr 8SundayEaster SundayFeriado Nacional
Apr 21SaturdayTiradentes DayFeriado Nacional
May 1TuesdayLabor Day / May DayFeriado Nacional
May 13SundayMother's DayObservance
Jun 7ThursdayCorpus ChristiFeriado Nacional
Jun 12TuesdayLovers' DayObservance
Jun 20WednesdayJune SolsticeSeason
Aug 12SundayFather's DayObservance
Sep 7FridayIndependence DayFeriado Nacional
Sep 22SaturdaySeptember equinoxSeason
Oct 12FridayOur Lady Aparecida/Children's DayFeriado Nacional
Oct 15MondayTeacher's DayObservance
Oct 28SundayPublic Service HolidayOptional Holiday
Nov 2FridayAll Souls DayFeriado Nacional
Nov 15ThursdayRepublic Proclamation DayFeriado Nacional
Nov 20TuesdayBlack Consciousness DayObservance
Dec 21FridayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 24MondayChristmas Eve (from 2pm)Optional Holiday
Dec 25TuesdayChristmas DayFeriado Nacional
Dec 31MondayNew Year's Eve (from 2pm)Optional Holiday

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