List of national public holidays of Brazil in 2018

This page contains a calendar of all 2018 public holidays for Brazil. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates. Scroll down to view the national list or choose your state’s calendar.

Day Date Holiday Notes
Monday Jan. 1, 2018 New Year's Day
Monday Jan. 1, 2018 New Year's Day Dia Mundial da Paz
Friday Feb. 9, 2018 Carnival Friday
Saturday Feb. 10, 2018 Carnival Saturday
Sunday Feb. 11, 2018 Carnival Sunday
Monday Feb. 12, 2018 Carnival Monday
Tuesday Feb. 13, 2018 Carnival Tuesday
Tuesday Feb. 13, 2018 Carnival Ponto facultativo
Wednesday Feb. 14, 2018 Carnival end (until 2pm)
Tuesday March 20, 2018 March Equinox
Friday March 30, 2018 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Friday March 30, 2018 Good Friday
Sunday April 1, 2018 Easter Sunday
Saturday April 21, 2018 Tiradentes Day Tiradentes
Tuesday May 1, 2018 Labor Day / May Day
Tuesday May 1, 2018 Labour Day Dia do Trabalho
Sunday May 13, 2018 Mother's Day
Thursday May 31, 2018 Corpus Christi Ponto facultativo. Second Thursday after Whitsun
Tuesday June 12, 2018 Brazilian Valentine's Day
Thursday June 21, 2018 June Solstice
Monday July 9, 2018 State Rebellion Day São Paulo only. Anniversary of the Constitutional Revolution of 1932
Sunday Aug. 12, 2018 Father's Day
Sunday Aug. 12, 2018 Father's Day 2nd Sunday in August. Not a public holiday
Friday Sept. 7, 2018 Independence Day Declared Independence from Portugal on this date in 1822
Friday Sept. 7, 2018 Independence Day
Saturday Sept. 22, 2018 September Equinox
Friday Oct. 12, 2018 Lady of Aparecida Holy Marys Day/Nossa Senhora da Aparecida
Friday Oct. 12, 2018 Our Lady of Aparecida / Children's Day
Monday Oct. 15, 2018 Teacher's Day
Sunday Oct. 28, 2018 Public Service Holiday
Monday Oct. 29, 2018 Civil Servants Day Government and Banks only
Friday Nov. 2, 2018 All Souls' Day Dia de Finados
Thursday Nov. 15, 2018 Republic Day Proclamação da República
Thursday Nov. 15, 2018 Republic Proclamation Day
Tuesday Nov. 20, 2018 Zumbi dos Palmares Black Consciousness Day
Tuesday Nov. 20, 2018 Black Consciousness Day
Friday Dec. 21, 2018 December Solstice
Monday Dec. 24, 2018 Christmas Eve (from 2pm)
Tuesday Dec. 25, 2018 Christmas Day Natal
Tuesday Dec. 25, 2018 Christmas Day
Monday Dec. 31, 2018 New Year's Eve (from 2pm)