Festivals are the part of culture. Like other nations in the world, Brazil people also celebrates different events and festivals. If you are looking for the events and festivals calendar of Brazil, here you can go. We have arranged all the event and festival list according to the date. Let's enjoy

List of Festivals in Brazil

Holiday Name Date Type Day Remains
New Year's Day Jan 01 Holiday 0 minutes
World Braille Day Jan 04 Observance 0 minutes
International Programmers' Day Jan 07 Observance 0 minutes
World Religion Day Jan 17 Observance 0 minutes
San Sebastian Day Jan 20 Observance 0 minutes
São Paulo Foundation Anniversary Jan 25 Observance 0 minutes
International Customs Day Jan 26 Observance 0 minutes
Tu Bishvat/Tu B'Shevat Jan 28 Observance 0 minutes
World Leprosy Day Jan 31 Observance 0 minutes
World Wetlands Day Feb 02 Observance 0 minutes
Our Lady of Nagivators Feb 02 Observance 0 minutes
World Day of the Sick Feb 11 Observance 0 minutes
Valentine's Day Feb 14 Observance 0 minutes
Carnival/Fasching Feb 15 Holiday 0 minutes
Shrove Tuesday/Mardi Gras Feb 16 Observance 0 minutes
Ash Wednesday Feb 17 Observance 0 minutes
St. David's Day Mar 01 Observance 0 minutes
Self-Injury Awareness Day Mar 01 Observance 0 minutes
Pernambuco Magna Day Mar 06 Observance 0 minutes
International Women's Day Mar 08 Observance 0 minutes
World Kidney Day Mar 11 Observance 0 minutes
St. Patrick's Day Mar 17 Holiday 0 minutes
March Equinox/ Vernal Equinox Day Mar 20 Observance 0 minutes
Earth Hour Mar 27 Observance 0 minutes
April Fool's Day Apr 01 Observance 0 minutes
Good Friday Apr 02 Holiday 0 minutes
Easter Sunday Apr 04 Holiday 0 minutes
International Day for Monuments and Sites Apr 18 Observance 0 minutes
Martyrdom of Tiradentes and Foundation of Brasilia Apr 21 Holiday 0 minutes
Saint George Day Apr 23 Observance 0 minutes
Labour Day May 01 Observance 0 minutes
International Workers' Day/May Day May 01 Holiday 0 minutes
World Ovarian Cancer Day May 08 Observance 0 minutes
Mother's Day May 09 Observance 0 minutes
International Nurses Day May 12 Observance 0 minutes
World Autoimmune day May 20 Observance 0 minutes
African Liberation Day May 25 Observance 0 minutes
International Parents' Day Jun 01 Observance 0 minutes
Corpus Christi Jun 03 Holiday 0 minutes
Father's Day Jun 20 Observance 0 minutes
Saint John Day Jun 24 Observance 0 minutes
São Paulo State Day Jul 09 Observance 0 minutes
Our Lady of Carmo Day Jul 16 Observance 0 minutes
International Friendship Day Jul 30 Observance 0 minutes
Friday the 13th Aug 13 Observance 0 minutes
Assumption Day Aug 15 Holiday 0 minutes
International Overdose Awareness Day Aug 31 Observance 0 minutes
World Sexual Health Day Sep 04 Observance 0 minutes
Independence Day Sep 07 Holiday 0 minutes
Still's Disease Awareness Day Sep 17 Observance 0 minutes
Rio Grande do Sul State Day Sep 20 Observance 0 minutes
International Celebrate Bisexuality Day Sep 23 Observance 0 minutes
World Heart Day Sep 29 Observance 0 minutes
World Vegetarian Day Oct 01 Observance 0 minutes
World Teacher's Day Oct 05 Observance 0 minutes
World Cerebral Palsy Day Oct 06 Observance 0 minutes
Our Lady Aparecida Day Oct 12 Holiday 0 minutes
World Sight Day Oct 14 Observance 0 minutes
World Stroke Day Oct 29 Observance 3 days
World Vegan Day Nov 01 Observance 6 days
All Souls' Day Nov 02 Holiday 1 week
World Pneumonia Day Nov 12 Observance 2 weeks, 3 days
Proclamation of the Republic Nov 15 Holiday 2 weeks, 6 days
World Prematurity Day Nov 17 Observance 3 weeks, 1 day
International Men's Day Nov 19 Observance 3 weeks, 3 days
Zumbi dos Palmares Day Nov 20 Observance 3 weeks, 4 days
Black Awareness Day Nov 20 Observance 3 weeks, 4 days
Evangelical Day Nov 30 Observance 1 month
World AIDS Day Dec 01 Observance 1 month
Our Lady of the Conceição Dec 08 Observance 1 month, 1 week
Day off for Christmas Day Dec 24 Observance 1 month, 4 weeks
Christmas Day Dec 25 Observance 2 months
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Holiday Notes

  •   International Programmers' Day usually held on 7th January or 12th or 13th September every year.
  •   World Religion Day celebrates on the third Sunday of January.
  •   San Sebastian Day is the holiday only for Rio de Janeiro.
  •   São Paulo Foundation Anniversary is only the public holiday for São Paulo.
  •   Tu Bishvat/Tu B'Shevat is celebrated by the Jewish occurring on the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Shevat
  •   World Leprosy Day celebrates on the last Sunday of January.
  •   Our Lady of Navigators is on holiday in Porto Alegre.
  •   Shrove Tuesday/Mardi Gras is a Cristian festival. Normally it celebrated on the last day before the long fast in the Lent period. It celebrates any day from 9th February to 3rd March. It is a state holiday in some towns of Louisiana, Baldwin, Alabama, Florida in the U.S.A. The big carnival is held in Brazil. People of France also observed this day.
  •   Ash Wednesday is the first day of Lenten Fast which lasts for 40 days. It is normally observed from February 9 to March 03. It is celebrated by Christians worldwide.
  •   Pernambuco Magna Day is a festival of Recife, where it is a public holiday.
  •   World Kidney Day celebrates on the second Thursday of March.
  •   March Equinox is the day when the duration of night & day are nearly equal.
  •   Earth Hour usually celebrates on the last Saturday of March.
  •   Good Friday is celebrated to commemorate the day of the Crucifixion of Jesus Christ. It observes before two days of Easter Sunday so the date varies every year. It is a legal holiday only in some states.
  •   Easter Sunday celebrates according to the ecclesiastical approximation of March Equinox.
  •   Saint George Day is formerly celebrated in Rio de Janeiro only. It is also a holiday in Rio de Janeiro.
  •   Mother's Day mainly occurs on the second Sunday of the month of May.
  •   Corpus Christi celebrates on Sunday after Trinity Sunday.
  •   Mainly Father's Day celebrates on the third Sunday of June. On this sequence this year it is on 20th June.
  •   Saint John Day is the holiday only in Recife.
  •   São Paulo State Day is a state holiday in São Paulo.
  •   Our Lady of Carmo Day is a state celebration in Recife only.
  •   International Friendship Day worldwide celebrates on July 30. In many countries, people celebrate on the first Sunday of August.
  •   Our Lady of the Assumption Day is the state holiday in Belo Horizonte only in Brazil.
  •   The Rio Grande do Sul State Day is the local event of Porto Alegre and also the holiday.
  •   World Sight Day celebrates on the second Thursday of the month of October.
  •   Zumbi dos Palmares Day is the event commemorating the first liberation of slaves. It is a holiday in Rio de Janeiro only.
  •   Black Awareness Day is the holiday for São Paulo.
  •   Evangelical Day celebrates only in Brasilia. On this day in this state, it is a holiday.
  •   Our Lady of the Conceição is an event of Roman Catholic. Only the people of Belo Horizonte and Recife celebrate this. In these areas, it is a holiday.
  •   It is the eve of Christmas day
  •   Christmas Day is observed throughout the world among the Christian Community