Azores: Public Holidays

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Azores Public Holidays

The Azores shares many of its public holidays with Europe, and observes several Catholic as well as national Portuguese holidays.

January 1 - New Year's Day
February 5 - Carnival / Shrove Tuesday
April 10 - Good Friday (Sexta-feira Santa)
April 12 - Easter Sunday
April 25 - Liberation Day (marks the Revolução dos Clavos or Carnation Revolution)
May 1 - Labour Day (Dia do Trabalhador)
June 11 - Corpus Christi (Corpo de Deus)
June 10 - National Day (Dia de Camões)
August 15 - Assumption (Assunção de Nossa Senhora)
October 5 - Proclamation of the Republic (Implantação da República)
November 1 - All Saints' Day (Dia de Todos-os-Santos)
December 1 - Independence Day (Dia da Restauração)
December 8 - Immaculate Conception (Imaculada Conceição)
December 25 - Christmas Day (Dia de Natal)