Top events in Brazil

July
01

Launched in 2003, this book-fest in the historic little coastal town of Paraty, close to Rio, is now rated as one of the best of its kind in the...

July
08

Okay, while it’s not exactly Rio, São Paulo’s celebrations beginning on the Friday before Ash Wednesday are a riot of samba...

September
04

Inspired by the Venice Biennale art festival, the São Paulo Art Biennial takes place every two years between September and December....

Brazil Public Holidays

Public holidays are listed here.

2021

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2021
January
20
Founding of Rio de Janeiro
Start date:
20 January 2021

Regional observation only.

January
25
Founding of Ṣo Paulo
Start date:
25 January 2021

Regional observation only.

February
15
Carnival
Start date:
15 February 2021
End date:
18 February 2021

Regional observation only.

April
02
Good Friday
Start date:
2 April 2021
April
21
Tiradentes
Start date:
21 April 2021
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2021
June
03
Corpus Christi
Start date:
3 June 2021
September
07
Independence Day
Start date:
7 September 2021
October
12
Our Lady of Aparecida
Start date:
12 October 2021
November
02
All Soul's Day
Start date:
2 November 2021
November
15
Republic Day
Start date:
15 November 2021
December
24
Christmas Eve
Start date:
24 December 2021
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2021
December
31
New Year's Eve
Start date:
31 December 2021
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