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Public Holidays in Portugal

A calendar of the annual Portuguese national holidays when most shops, schools and businesses close. With links to holidays in the UK and US...

  • The Portuguese for public holiday is feriado público
  • A national holiday that falls on a Sunday is not taken the following Monday
  • The annual Mardi Gras, while not a national holiday is a widely celebrated carnival day
Public Holidays Worldwide

For information on public holidays around the world, see the following links:

National and Regional Holidays in 2015
2 April (Thu)Bank Holiday (from 13:00)National
3 April (Fri)Good FridayNational
25 April (Sat)Liberation DayNational
1 May (Fri)Labor Day/May DayNational
4 June (Thu)Public holiday cancelledNational
10 June (Wed)National DayNational
13 June (Sat)St Anthony (Lisbon only)National
24 June (Wed)St John (Porto & Braga only)National
29 June (Mon)St Peter's Day (Póvoa de Varzim only)National
15 August (Sat)AssumptionNational
5 October (Mon)Republic DayNational
1 November (Sun)Public holiday cancelledNational
1 December (Tue)Independence Restoration DayNational
8 December (Tue)Immaculate ConceptionNational
24 December (Thu)banks are closedNational
25 December (Fri)Christmas DayNational


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