Top events in Brazil

July
28

This biannual deference to the city’s culinary diversity sees around 150 restaurants participate each year. Lucky diners pay a citywide fixed...

July
30

Launched in 2003, this book-fest in the historic little coastal town of Paraty, close to Rio, is now rated as one of the best of its kind in the...

September
24

The 'Festival do Rio' is the city's International Film Festival. In recent years Brazilian films based in Rio, such as Central Station, City of...

Brazil Public Holidays

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

2015

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2015
January
20
Founding of Rio de Janeiro
Start date:
20 January 2015

Regional observation only.

January
25
Founding of São Paulo
Start date:
25 January 2015

Regional observation only.

February
16
Carnival
Start date:
16 February 2015
End date:
19 February 2015

Regional observation only.

April
03
Good Friday
Start date:
3 April 2015
April
21
Tiradentes
Start date:
21 April 2015
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2015
June
04
Corpus Christi
Start date:
4 June 2015
September
07
Independence Day
Start date:
7 September 2015
October
12
Our Lady of Aparecida
Start date:
12 October 2015
November
02
All Souls' Day
Start date:
2 November 2015
November
15
Republic Day
Start date:
15 November 2015
December
24
Christmas Eve
Start date:
24 December 2015
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2015
December
31
New Year's Eve
Start date:
31 December 2015
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