Holidays in January
1st - New Years Day
The first of the new year is a public holiday in Brazil and it is locally known as Dia Mundial da Paz.
Holidays in February
11th and 12th - Carnival
Celebrations on Monday and Tuesday before Ash Wednesday are holidays in Brazil.
13th - Ash Wednesday
It is an unofficial holiday on Ash Wednesday.
Holidays in March
29th - Good Friday
Like many other countries, the Friday before Easter Sunday is a public holiday throughout Brazil.
Holidays in April
21st - Tiradentes Day
Tiradentes holiday is observed on 21st of April
Holidays in May
1st - Labour Day
Dia do Trabalho is the local name for the Labour Day in Brazil and it is celebrated every 1st of May.
30th - Corpus Christi
Second Thursday after Whitsun is a public holiday in Brazil
Holidays in September
7th - Independence Day
Brazil declared Independence from Portugal on this date in 1822 and this holiday is celebrated every year in remembrance to that.
Holidays in October
12th - Lady of Aparecida
Holy Mary’s Day, locally known as Nossa Senhora da Aparecida is celebrated on 12th of October.
Holidays in November
1st - All Saints Day
Defuncts' Day is another religious holiday in Brazil.
2nd - All Souls Day
Dia de Finados falls on 2nd November as a public holiday in Brazil
15th - Republic Day
Proclama o da Republica is the Republic Day of Brazil and a public holiday.
20th - Zumbi dos Palmares
It is the Black Consciousness Day being celebrated all across the country.
Holidays in December
25th - Christmas Day
Christmas Day celebrations are held on 25th December.