National Holidays in Brazil in 2019

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Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Tuesday Tue New Year's Day National Holiday Dia Mundial da Paz
Monday Mon Carnival National Holiday Ponto facultativo
Tuesday Tue Carnival National Holiday Ponto facultativo
Wednesday Wed Ash Wednesday National Holiday Ponto facultativo
Friday Fri Good Friday National Holiday Friday before Easter Sunday
Sunday Sun Tiradentes Day National Holiday Tiradentes
Wednesday Wed Labour Day National Holiday International Workers' Day
Sunday Sun Mother's Day Not A Public Holiday
Thursday Thu Corpus Christi National Holiday Ponto facultativo. Second Thursday after Whitsun
Tuesday Tue State Rebellion Day Regional Holiday São Paulo only
Sunday Sun Father's Day Not A Public Holiday Not a public holiday
Saturday Sat Independence Day National Holiday
Saturday Sat Lady of Aparecida National Holiday Holy Mary's Day
Friday Fri Civil Servants Day Government Holiday Government and Banks only
Saturday Sat All Souls' Day National Holiday
Friday Fri Republic Day National Holiday
Wednesday Wed Zumbi dos Palmares Not A Public Holiday Black Consciousness Day
Wednesday Wed 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.