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Holidays and Observances in Portugal in 2018

Holidays and Observances in Portugal in 2018

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1MondayNew Year's DayNational holiday 
Feb 13TuesdayCarnival / Shrove TuesdayOptional Holiday 
Feb 14WednesdayValentine's DayObservance 
Mar 19MondaySt. Joseph's DayMunicipal HolidaySantarém
Mar 19MondayFather's DayObservance 
Mar 20TuesdayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 25SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Mar 30FridayGood FridayNational holiday 
Apr 1SundayEaster SundayNational holiday 
Apr 17TuesdayOur Lady of MércolesMunicipal HolidayCastelo Branco
Apr 25WednesdayLiberty DayNational holiday 
May 1TuesdayLabor Day / May DayNational holiday 
May 6SundayMother's DayObservance 
May 10ThursdayAscension DayMunicipal HolidayBeja
May 12SaturdaySt. Joana's DayMunicipal HolidayAveiro
May 21MondayAzores DayRegional HolidayAzores
May 22TuesdayLeiria DayMunicipal HolidayLeiria
May 23WednesdayPortalegre DayMunicipal HolidayPortalegre
May 31ThursdayCorpus ChristiNational holiday 
Jun 10SundayPortugal DayNational holiday 
Jun 13WednesdaySt. Anthony's DayMunicipal HolidayLisbon, Vila Real
Jun 21ThursdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 24SundaySt. John's DayMunicipal HolidayBraga, Porto
Jun 29FridaySt. Peter's DayMunicipal HolidayÉvora
Jul 4WednesdaySt. Elizabeth's DayMunicipal HolidayCoimbra
Aug 15WednesdayAssumption of MaryNational holiday 
Aug 20MondayOur Lady of SorrowsMunicipal HolidayViana do Castelo
Aug 22WednesdayOur Lady of GracesMunicipal HolidayBragança
Sep 7FridayFaro DayMunicipal HolidayFaro
Sep 15SaturdayBirth of BocageMunicipal HolidaySetúbal
Sep 21FridaySt. Matthew's DayMunicipal HolidayViseu
Sep 23SundaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Oct 5FridayRepublic ImplantationNational holiday 
Oct 28SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Nov 1ThursdayAll Saints' DayNational holiday 
Nov 27TuesdayForal of Sancho IMunicipal HolidayGuarda
Dec 1SaturdayRestoration of IndependenceNational holiday 
Dec 8SaturdayFeast of the Immaculate ConceptionNational holiday 
Dec 21FridayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24MondayChristmas EveObservance 
Dec 25TuesdayChristmas DayNational holiday 
Dec 31MondayNew Year's EveObservance 

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