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Holidays and Observances in Brazil in 2020

Events and observations associated with the holidays we list may be canceled or otherwise affected due to measures taken to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check with event organizers for details.

Holidays and Observances in Brazil in 2020

Date NameType
Jan 1WednesdayNew Year's DayNational Holiday
Feb 21FridayCarnival FridayObservance
Feb 22SaturdayCarnival SaturdayObservance
Feb 23SundayCarnival SundayObservance
Feb 24MondayCarnival MondayGovernment Holiday
Feb 25TuesdayCarnival TuesdayGovernment Holiday
Feb 26WednesdayCarnival end (until 2pm)Government Holiday
Mar 20FridayMarch EquinoxSeason
Apr 10FridayGood FridayNational Holiday
Apr 12SundayEaster SundayObservance
Apr 21TuesdayTiradentes DayNational Holiday
May 1FridayLabor Day / May DayNational Holiday
May 10SundayMother's DayObservance
Jun 11ThursdayCorpus ChristiGovernment Holiday
Jun 12FridayBrazilian Valentine's DayObservance
Jun 20SaturdayJune SolsticeSeason
Aug 9SundayFather's DayObservance
Sep 7MondayIndependence DayNational Holiday
Sep 22TuesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Oct 12MondayOur Lady of Aparecida / Children's DayNational Holiday
Oct 15ThursdayTeacher's DayObservance
Oct 28WednesdayPublic Service HolidayGovernment Holiday
Nov 2MondayAll Souls' DayNational Holiday
Nov 15SundayRepublic Proclamation DayNational Holiday
Nov 20FridayBlack Consciousness DayObservance
Dec 21MondayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 24ThursdayChristmas Eve (from 2pm)Government Holiday
Dec 25FridayChristmas DayNational Holiday
Dec 31ThursdayNew Year's Eve (from 2pm)Government Holiday

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