National Holidays in Brazil in 2023

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Brazil Upcoming Holidays

List of Holidays in Brazil in 2023

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Sunday New Year's Day National Holiday
Wednesday São Paulo Anniversary Regional Holiday São Paulo Municipal
Monday Carnival National Holiday Ponto facultativo
Tuesday Carnival National Holiday Ponto facultativo
Wednesday Ash Wednesday National Holiday Ponto facultativo. Until 2pm
Friday Good Friday National Holiday
Friday Tiradentes Day National Holiday
Monday Labour Day National Holiday International Workers' Day
Sunday Mother's Day Not A Public Holiday
Thursday Corpus Christi National Holiday Ponto facultativo
Sunday State Rebellion Day Regional Holiday São Paulo
Sunday Father's Day Not A Public Holiday Not a public holiday
Thursday Independence Day National Holiday National Day
Wednesday Ragamuffin War Anniversary Regional Holiday Rio Grande do Sul
Thursday Lady of Aparecida National Holiday Holy Mary's Day
Friday Civil Servants Day Government Holiday Government and Banks only
Thursday All Souls' Day National Holiday
Wednesday Republic Day National Holiday
Monday Black Awareness Day Regional Holiday Many states and cities
Monday 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.