National Holidays in Brazil in 2021

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Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Friday New Year's Day National Holiday
Monday Carnival National Holiday Ponto facultativo
Tuesday Carnival National Holiday Ponto facultativo
Wednesday Ash Wednesday National Holiday Ponto facultativo
Friday Good Friday National Holiday
Wednesday Tiradentes Day National Holiday
Saturday 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
Friday State Rebellion Day Regional Holiday São Paulo
Sunday Father's Day Not A Public Holiday Not a public holiday
Tuesday Independence Day National Holiday National Day
Tuesday Lady of Aparecida National Holiday Holy Mary's Day
Friday Civil Servants Day Government Holiday Government and Banks only
Tuesday All Souls' Day National Holiday
Monday Republic Day National Holiday
Saturday Black Awareness Day Regional Holiday Many states and cities
Saturday 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.