National Holidays in Brazil in 2020

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Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Wednesday New Year's Day National Holiday Dia Mundial da Paz
Monday Carnival National Holiday Ponto facultativo
Tuesday Carnival National Holiday Ponto facultativo
Friday Good Friday National Holiday
Monday Bridge Holiday Regional Holiday São Paulo
Tuesday Tiradentes Day National Holiday
Friday Labour Day National Holiday International Workers' Day
Sunday Mother's Day Not A Public Holiday
Thursday Corpus Christi National Holiday Ponto facultativo. Second Thursday after Whitsun
Thursday State Rebellion Day Regional Holiday São Paulo
Sunday Father's Day Not A Public Holiday Not a public holiday
Monday Independence Day National Holiday National Day
Monday Lady of Aparecida National Holiday Holy Mary's Day
Wednesday Civil Servants Day Government Holiday Government and Banks only
Monday All Souls' Day National Holiday Dia de Finados
Sunday Republic Day National Holiday
Friday Black Awareness Day Regional Holiday Many states and cities
Friday Christmas Day National Holiday


  • Half Day holidays are observed on Christmas Eve (December 24th) and New Year's Eve (December 31st)
  • Ponto facultativos are types of holidays unique to Brazil. It is up to an employer whether they allow employees to take this day. In practice, the holidays are widely observed by the public sector and large companies.