National Holidays in Brazil in 2020

Brazil 2020

Brazil List of Holidays in Brazil in 2020

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