Top events in Brazil

December
31

Outdoor concerts and parties all over the city culminate in a massive fireworks display on Copacabana Beach to mark Rio’s New Year’s Eve...

December
31

This important and moving religious festival is celebrated all along the northeast coast of Brazil, particularly in Salvador, as well as in Rio de...

December
31

Up to two million people cram onto Copacabana Beach on New Year’s Eve, for the biggest free party in Brazil. Big-name bands entertain the...

Brazil Public Holidays

Below are listed Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period.

2016

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2016
January
20
Founding of Rio de Janeiro
Start date:
20 January 2016

Regional observation only.

January
25
Founding of São Paulo
Start date:
25 January 2016

Regional observation only.

February
08
Carnival
Start date:
8 February 2016
End date:
11 February 2016

Regional observation only.

March
25
Good Friday
Start date:
25 March 2016
April
21
Tiradentes
Start date:
21 April 2016
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2016
May
26
Corpus Christi
Start date:
26 May 2016
September
07
Independence Day
Start date:
7 September 2016
October
12
Our Lady of Aparecida
Start date:
12 October 2016
November
02
All Soul's Day
Start date:
2 November 2016
November
15
Republic Day
Start date:
15 November 2016
December
24
Christmas Eve
Start date:
24 December 2016
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2016
December
31
New Year's Eve
Start date:
31 December 2016

2017

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2017
January
20
Founding of Rio de Janeiro
Start date:
20 January 2017
January
25
Founding of São Paulo
Start date:
25 January 2017
February
27
Carnival
Start date:
27 February 2017
End date:
2 March 2017
April
14
Good Friday
Start date:
14 April 2017
April
21
Tiradentes
Start date:
21 April 2017
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2017
June
15
Corpus Christi
Start date:
15 June 2017
September
07
Independence Day
Start date:
7 September 2017
October
12
Our Lady of Aparecida
Start date:
12 October 2017
November
02
All Soul's Day
Start date:
2 November 2017
November
15
Republic Day
Start date:
15 November 2017
December
24
Christmas Eve
Start date:
24 December 2017
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2017
December
31
New Year's Eve
Start date:
31 December 2017
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