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Holidays and Observances in Portugal 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 Portugal in 2020

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1WednesdayNew Year's DayNational holiday 
Feb 14FridayValentine's DayObservance 
Feb 25TuesdayCarnival / Shrove TuesdayOptional Holiday 
Mar 19ThursdaySt. Joseph's DayDistrict HolidaySantarém
Mar 19ThursdayFather's DayObservance 
Mar 20FridayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 29SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Apr 10FridayGood FridayNational holiday 
Apr 12SundayEaster SundayNational holiday 
Apr 25SaturdayLiberty DayNational holiday 
Apr 28TuesdayOur Lady of MércolesDistrict HolidayCastelo Branco
May 1FridayLabor Day / May DayNational holiday 
May 3SundayMother's DayObservance 
May 12TuesdaySt. Joana's DayDistrict HolidayAveiro
May 21ThursdayAscension DayDistrict HolidayBeja
May 22FridayLeiria DayDistrict HolidayLeiria
May 23SaturdayPortalegre DayDistrict HolidayPortalegre
Jun 1MondayAzores DayRegional HolidayAzores
Jun 10WednesdayPortugal DayNational holiday 
Jun 11ThursdayCorpus ChristiNational holiday 
Jun 13SaturdaySt. Anthony's DayDistrict HolidayLisbon, Vila Real
Jun 20SaturdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 24WednesdaySt. John's DayDistrict HolidayBraga, Porto
Jun 29MondaySt. Peter's DayDistrict HolidayÉvora
Jul 1WednesdayMadeira DayRegional HolidayMadeira
Jul 4SaturdaySt. Elizabeth's DayDistrict HolidayCoimbra
Aug 15SaturdayAssumption of MaryNational holiday 
Aug 20ThursdayOur Lady of SorrowsDistrict HolidayViana do Castelo
Aug 22SaturdayOur Lady of GracesDistrict HolidayBragança
Sep 7MondayFaro DayDistrict HolidayFaro
Sep 15TuesdayBirth of BocageDistrict HolidaySetúbal
Sep 21MondaySt. Matthew's DayDistrict HolidayViseu
Sep 22TuesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Oct 5MondayRepublic ImplantationNational holiday 
Oct 25SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Nov 1SundayAll Saints' DayNational holiday 
Nov 27FridayForal of Sancho IDistrict HolidayGuarda
Dec 1TuesdayRestoration of IndependenceNational holiday 
Dec 8TuesdayFeast of the Immaculate ConceptionNational holiday 
Dec 21MondayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24ThursdayChristmas EveObservance 
Dec 25FridayChristmas DayNational holiday 
Dec 31ThursdayNew Year's EveObservance 

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