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Easter Day in Portugal

Easter Sunday is one of the most festive events among Christians worldwide. It commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection from death, as written in the Christian bible.

Is Easter Day a Public Holiday?

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

In 2019 it falls on a Sunday. Due to this, some businesses may choose to follow Sunday opening hours.

Ascension Day

Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus' resurrection from death.

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About Easter Day

Read more about Easter Day.

Easter Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SunApr 5Easter DayNational holiday
2016SunMar 27Easter DayNational holiday
2017SunApr 16Easter DayNational holiday
2018SunApr 1Easter DayNational holiday
2019SunApr 21Easter DayNational holiday
2020SunApr 12Easter DayNational holiday
2021SunApr 4Easter DayNational holiday
2022SunApr 17Easter DayNational holiday
2023SunApr 9Easter DayNational holiday
2024SunMar 31Easter DayNational holiday
2025SunApr 20Easter DayNational holiday

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