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All Saints' Day in Portugal

All Saints' Day is a celebration of all Christian saints, particularly those who have no special feast days of their own, in many Roman Catholic, Anglican and Protestant churches. In many western churches it is annually held November 1 and in many eastern churches it is celebrated on the first Sunday after Pentecost. It is also known as All Hallows Tide, All-Hallomas, or All Hallows' Day.

Is All Saints' Day a Public Holiday?

All Saints' Day is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Wheat is one of the symbols of All Saints' Day.
Wheat is one of the symbols of All Saints' Day.
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About All Saints' Day

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All Saints' Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2010MonNov 1All Saints' DayNational holiday
2011TueNov 1All Saints' DayNational holiday
2012ThuNov 1All Saints' DayNational holiday
2016TueNov 1All Saints' DayNational holiday
2017WedNov 1All Saints' DayNational holiday
2018ThuNov 1All Saints' DayNational holiday
2019FriNov 1All Saints' DayNational holiday
2020SunNov 1All Saints' DayNational holiday

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