Public Holidays in Portugal in 2016

Portugal Upcoming Holidays in Portugal

All Saints Day
All Saints Day

1 November 2016 This National holiday is in 4 days. Pope Boniface IV dedicated the day as a holiday to honour the Blessed Virgin Mary and a...

Restoration of Independence
Restoration of Independence

1 December 2016 This National holiday is in 34 days. Celebrates the reinstatement of sovereignty after the period of Spanish rule between 15...

Immaculate Conception Day
Immaculate Conception Day

8 December 2016 This National holiday is in 41 days. It is a day that celebrates the belief that Mary, mother of Jesus, was preserved from o...

Portugal List of National Public holidays of Portugal in 2016

Day Date Holiday Comments
Friday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day
Saturday March 19 Mar 19 Fathers Day Celebrated on Saint Joseph's Day. Not a public holiday
Friday March 25 Mar 25 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 25 Apr 25 Freedom Day Liberation Day
Sunday May 01 May 1 Labour Day May Day
Sunday May 01 May 1 Mother's Day 1st Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Thursday May 26 May 26 Corpus Christi second Thursday after Whitsun.
Friday June 10 Jun 10 Portugal Day
Monday June 13 Jun 13 Feast of St Anthony Lisbon only
Friday June 24 Jun 24 Feast of St John the Baptist Porto Only
Monday August 15 Aug 15 Assumption Day Assumption of Mary
Wednesday October 05 Oct 5 Republic Day
Tuesday November 01 Nov 1 All Saints Day
Thursday December 01 Dec 1 Restoration of Independence
Thursday December 08 Dec 8 Immaculate Conception Day
Sunday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day


National Holiday Regional Holiday Not a Public Holiday


  • Holidays falling on a Saturday or Sunday are not observed on the following Monday.

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