Brazil has a total of 59 holidays in 2018. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.

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Name of Holiday Day Date Type
Ano Novo Monday January 1 public
Dia do evangélico Monday June 18 public
Carnaval Saturday February 10 optional
Alusivo ao Dia Internacional da Mulher Thursday March 8 public
Sexta-Feira Santa Friday March 30 public
Páscoa Sunday April 1 observance
Dia de Tiradentes Saturday April 21 public
Dia do trabalhador Tuesday May 1 public
Dia das Mães Sunday May 13 observance
Corpo de Deus Thursday May 31 optional
Dia dos Namorados Tuesday June 12 public
Aniversário do estado Friday June 15 public
Dia dos Pais Sunday August 12 observance
Dia da Amazônia Wednesday September 5 public
Dia da Independência Friday September 7 public
Dia de Eleição Sunday October 28 public
Nossa Senhora Aparecida Friday October 12 public
Dia de Finados Friday November 2 public
Proclamação da República Thursday November 15 public
Assinatura do Tratado de Petrópolis Saturday November 17 optional
Noite de Natal Monday December 24 optional
Natal Tuesday December 25 public
Véspera de Ano Novo Monday December 31 optional
São João Sunday June 24 public
São Pedro Friday June 29 public
Emancipação política Sunday September 16 public
Morte de Zumbi dos Palmares Tuesday November 20 public
Elevação do Amazonas à categoria de província Wednesday September 5 public
Dia da Consciência Negra Tuesday November 20 public
Dia de São José Monday March 19 public
Criação do Território Federal Thursday September 13 public
Independência da Bahia Monday July 2 public
Data magna do estado Saturday April 21 public
Fundação de Brasília Saturday April 21 public
Dia do Evangélico Friday November 30 public
Adesão do Maranhão à independência do Brasil Saturday July 28 public
Assunção de Nossa Senhora Wednesday August 15 public
Imaculada Conceição Saturday December 8 public
Criação do estado Friday October 5 public
Adesão do Grão-Pará à independência do Brasil Wednesday August 15 public
Homenagem à memória do ex-presidente João Pessoa Thursday July 26 public
Nossa Senhora das Neves Sunday August 5 public
Revolução Pernambucana de 1817 Sunday March 4 public
Nossa Senhora do Carmo Monday July 16 public
Nossa Senhora da Conceição Saturday December 8 public
Dia do Piauí Friday October 19 public
Emancipação política do estado do Paraná Wednesday December 19 public
Nossa Senhora da Luz dos Pinhais Saturday September 8 public
Dia de São Jorge Monday April 23 public
Dia do Comércio Tuesday October 16 observance
Mártires de Cunhaú e Uruaçu Wednesday October 3 public
Proclamação da República Rio-Grandense Thursday September 20 public
Dia de Santa Catarina Sunday August 12 public
Dia de Santa Catarina de Alexandria Sunday November 25 public
Emancipação política de Sergipe Sunday July 8 public
Revolução Constitucionalista Monday July 9 public
Aniversário da Cidade Thursday January 25 public
Autonomia do Estado Sunday March 18 public
Nossa Senhora da Natividade Saturday September 8 public