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German Holidays

Updated - January 2016

German Public Holidays - 2016

January 1, Friday
New Years (Neujahrstag)
all federal states
January 6, Wednesday
Epiphany (Heilige Drei Könige)
Baden-Wuerttemberg, Bavaria, Saxony-Anhalt
March 25, Friday
Good Friday (Karfreitag)
all federal states
March 27, Sunday
Easter Sunday (Ostersonntag)
all federal states
March 28, Monday
Easter Monday (Ostersontag)
all federal states
May 1, Sunday
Labor Day (Maifeiertag)
all federal states
May 5, Thursday
Ascension Day (Christi Himmelfahrt)
all federal states
May 15, Sunday
Whit Sunday (Pfingstmontag)
all federal states
May 16, Monday
Whit Monday (Pfingstmontag)
all federal states
May 26, Thursday
Corpus Christi Day (Fronleichnam)
Baden-Wuerttemberg, Bavaria, Hesse, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland
August 15, Saturday
Assumption Day (Maria Himmelfahrt)
Saarland, parts of Bavaria
October 3, Monday
Day of German Unity (Tag der Deutschen Einheit)
all federal states
October 31, Monday
Reformation Day (Reformationstag)
Brandenburg, Mecklenburg-Pomerania, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia
November 1, Tuesday
All Saints Day (Allerheiligen)
Baden-Wuerttemberg, Bavaria, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland
November 16, Wednesday
Repentance Day (Buß- und Bettag)
Saxony
December 25, Sunday
Christmas (1. Weihnachtstag)
all federal states
December 26, Monday
2nd Christmas Day (2. Weihnachtstag)
all federal states
Laender (Deutsch) States (English)
Baden-Württemberg Baden-Wuerttemberg
Bayern Bavaria
Berlin Berlin
Brandenburg Brandenburg
Bremen Bremen
Hamburg Hamburg
Hessen Hesse, Hessia
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Mecklenburg-Pomerania
Niedersachsen Lower Saxony
Nordrhein-Westfalen North Rhine Westphalia
Rheinland-Pfalz Rhineland Palatinate
Saarland Saarland
Sachsen Saxony
Sachsen-Anhalt Saxony Anhalt
Schleswig-Holstein Schleswig-Holstein
Thüringen Thuringia