Holidays and Observances in Brazil for 2022

What are the main holidays in Brazil? As with most countries, national holidays in Brazil generally mark religious, quasi-religious or patriotic occasions. Below is a listing of all public holidays in Brazil. Add these holidays to a calendar using our calendar maker. Click on any holiday below for more details and dates for the next 10 years.

2022 BRAZIL HOLIDAYS

DateDayHoliday NameHoliday Type
JANUARY
Jan 1SaturdayNew Years DayNational
FEBRUARY
Feb 25FridayCanrival FridayObservance
Feb 26SaturdayCanrival SaturdayObservance
Feb 27SundayCanrival SundayObservance
Feb 28MondayCanrival MondayGovernment
MARCH
Mar 1TuesdayCarnival TuesdayGovernment
Mar 2WednesdayCarnival endGovernment
APRIL
Apr 15FridayGood FridayNational
Apr 17SundayEaster SundayObservance
Apr 21ThursdayTiradentes DayNational
MAY
May 1SundayMay Day/Labor DayNational
May 8SundayMothers DayObservance
JUNE
Jun 12SundayBrazilian Valentines DayObservance
Jun 16ThursdayCorpus ChristiGovernment
AUGUST
Aug 14SundayFathers DayObservance
SEPTEMBER
Sep 7WednesdayIndependence DayNational
OCTOBER
Oct 12WednesdayOur Lady of AparecidaNational
Oct 15SaturdayTeachers DayObservance
Oct 28FridayPublic Service HolidayGovernment
NOVEMBER
Nov 2WednesdayAll Souls DayNational
Nov 15TuesdayRepublic Proclamation DayNational
Nov 20SundayBlack Awareness DayObservance
DECEMBER
Dec 24SaturdayChristmas Eve (2pm)Government
Dec 25SundayChristmas DayNational
Dec 31SaturdayNew Years Eve (2pm)Government

2023 BRAZIL HOLIDAYS

DateDayHoliday NameHoliday Type
JANUARY
Jan 1SundayNew Years DayNational
FEBRUARY
Feb 17FridayCanrival FridayObservance
Feb 18SaturdayCanrival SaturdayObservance
Feb 19SundayCanrival SundayObservance
Feb 20MondayCanrival MondayGovernment
Feb 21TuesdayCarnival TuesdayGovernment
Feb 22WednesdayCarnival endGovernment
APRIL
Apr 7FridayGood FridayNational
Apr 9SundayEaster SundayObservance
Apr 21FridayTiradentes DayNational
MAY
May 1MondayMay Day/Labor DayNational
May 14SundayMothers DayObservance
JUNE
Jun 8ThursdayCorpus ChristiGovernment
Jun 12MondayBrazilian Valentines DayObservance
AUGUST
Aug 13SundayFathers DayObservance
SEPTEMBER
Sep 7ThursdayIndependence DayNational
OCTOBER
Oct 12ThursdayOur Lady of AparecidaNational
Oct 15SundayTeachers DayObservance
Oct 28SaturdayPublic Service HolidayGovernment
NOVEMBER
Nov 2ThursdayAll Souls DayNational
Nov 15WednesdayRepublic Proclamation DayNational
Nov 20MondayBlack Awareness DayObservance
DECEMBER
Dec 24SundayChristmas Eve (2pm)Government
Dec 25MondayChristmas DayNational
Dec 31SundayNew Years Eve (2pm)Government