Public Holidays

1st of January

New Year’s day

21st of April
Dia de Tiradentes. Anniversary of the death of Tiradentes (1792), a national martyr who, with his followers rose up, for an independent Brazilian Republic.

1st of May
Dia do Trabalhador. Labour Day, an international holiday that is remembered by people all over the world.

7th of September
Dia da Independência – Independence Day, the celebration of the independence of Portugal on 7 September 1822

12th of October
Nossa Senhora Aparecida – commemoration of the Blessed Virgin Mary as patroness of Brazil. This day is also known and celebrated as Dia das Crianças, freely translated; day of the children

2nd of November
Dia de Finados – a Christian day to remember our loved ones who have passed already

15th of November
Proclamação da República – commemoration of the end of the dominance and the proclamation of the newly independent Brazil on 15 November 1889

First week of December
Carnatal! 4 days Carnival Brazilian style. Unlike in other cities and around the world, they celebrate Carnival in Natal in December. It's called therefore Carnatal! A party that is visited by more than a million people

25th of December

Christmas is celebrated extensively in this predominantly Catholic country. But Santa Claus is also not missing under the sun. A special experience.

31st of December
New Year’s Eve