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2020 BRAZIL HOLIDAYS

The next public holiday in Brazil is

11th June, ThursdayCorpus Christi

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Brazil in 2020

DAYDATEHOLIDAY
WednesdayWedJan 01, 2020Jan 01New Year's Day
SaturdaySatFeb 22, 2020Feb 22Carnival Saturday
SundaySunFeb 23, 2020Feb 23Carnival Sunday
MondayMonFeb 24, 2020Feb 24Carnival Monday
TuesdayTueFeb 25, 2020Feb 25Carnival/Shrove Tuesday
FridayFriApr 10, 2020Apr 10Good Friday
SundaySunApr 12, 2020Apr 12Easter Sunday
TuesdayTueApr 21, 2020Apr 21Tiradentes Day
FridayFriMay 01, 2020May 01Labor Day / May Day
ThursdayThuJun 11, 2020Jun 11Corpus Christi
MondayMonSep 07, 2020Sep 07Independence Day
MondayMonOct 12, 2020Oct 12Our Lady of Aparecida
MondayMonNov 02, 2020Nov 02All Soul's Day
SundaySunNov 15, 2020Nov 15Republic Day
FridayFriDec 25, 2020Dec 25Christmas Day

Public Holidays in Brazil

Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi

Thursday Jun 11, 2020

The upcoming Brazil holiday Corpus Christi is in 11 days from today.

Independence Day

Independence Day

Monday Sep 07, 2020

The upcoming Brazil holiday Independence Day is in 99 days from today.

Our Lady of Aparecida

Our Lady of Aparecida

Monday Oct 12, 2020

The upcoming Brazil holiday Our Lady of Aparecida is in 134 days from today.

2020 Public Holidays Brazil Service

The above is the list of 2020 public holidays declared in Brazil which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Brazil holiday calendar for 2020 in Word, Excel, PDF and printable online formats.

Brazil is the world fifth largest with a population of 208 million. It’s the sixth most populated country in the world and the largest country in South America. Public holidays in Brazil are established under the constitutional regulated the federal law. Public holidays in Brazil are under three categories, federal, statewide and municipal level. When these holidays fall on a weekend, they are postponed to Monday.

Each of the Brazilian states has their independent public holidays that are not necessarily observed in the entire country. For these holidays, employers can decide to either give a day off to employees or not. Nevertheless, Brazilian employees are entitled to 22 paid vacations each year by the law.

Some of the holidays observed in Brazil are quite interesting. For instance, election days which are always on 1st Sunday in October and last Sunday in October are also regarded as public holidays. Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve are also celebrated as half-day holidays. In 2006, the government of Brazil added three Olympic public holidays as a way to give employees extra day offs.

Carnival is the most popular event in Brazil. It is a six-day festival which marks the last chance to party before the period of fasting begins on Ash Wednesday.

During public holidays in Brazil, government offices, banks and schools are closed. Most retail stores, however, remain open. When traveling to Brazil, it’s good to know of the national holiday dates, because those days are quite busy since most people are usually traveling around the country.