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National and main local holidays

The dates below may influence the availability and price of hotels

January 1st – New Year’s Day
January 20th – Saint Sebastian / São Sebastião Day (only in the city of Rio de Janeiro)
March 01st to 05th – Carnival
March 06th – Ash Wednesday – Carnival
April 19th to April 21st  – Easter
April 21st – Tiradentes day (Brazilian nationalist martyr of the XVIII century)
April 23rd – Saint George / São Jorge day (only in the state of  Rio de Janeiro)
May 01st – Labor Day
June 20th – Corpus Christi (Ascension day)
June 24th – Saint John / São João (only in some Northeastern states)
July 02nd – Independence Day of Bahia (only in Bahia)
September 07th – Independence Day of Brazil
October 12th – Our Lady of Aparecida / Nossa Senhora de Aparecida
November 02nd – Toussaint (All Souls’ Day)
November 15th – Day of the Proclamation of the Republic
November 20th – Day of the Black Consciousness (in the states of the Amazonas, Mato Grosso, Rio de Janeiro and main cities)
December 25th – Christmas

Main Events (all subject to change without previous notice):

The dates below may influence the availability and price of hotels

Tiradentes’ Film Festival – Jan, dates to be confirmed (Tiradentes)

Belém’s Gastronomy Festival – Jan, dates to be confirmed (Belém)

Winners’ Parade – Mar, 09th (Rio de Janeiro)

Tiradentes’ Photography Festival (Foto em Pauta) – Mar, 27th to 31st (Tiradentes)

WTM Latin America 2019– Apr, 02nd to 04th (São Paulo)

Lollapalooza Music Festival – Apr, 05th to 07th (São Paulo)

Bourbon Jazz Festival – May, 10th to 12th (Paraty)

Lençóis’ Festival – May, 31st (Lençóis, Chapada Diamantina)

Divino’s Festival – Jun, 10th (Paraty)

Bike Fest Tiradentes (Jazz & Blues Festival) – Jun, 22nd to 24th (Tiradentes)

FLIP (Paraty International Literature Festival) – Jul, 10th to 14th (Paraty)

Cachaça’s Festival – Aug, 15th to 18th (Paraty)

Rock in Rio Music Festival – Sep, 27th to 29th and Oct, 03rd to 06th (Rio de Janeiro)

Paraty in Foco – Sep, 18th to 22nd (Paraty)

Círio de Nazaré – Oct, 13th (Belém)

Formula 1 Car Race Nov, dates to be confirmed (São Paulo)


Important: Please note that during holidays, either local or national ones, the commerce, transportation, hotels and services in general, may function differently from the usual.