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German Holidays

National and Regional German Public Holidays in 2017, 2018 and 2019:

2017

Jan. 01

Sunday

New Year's Day (Neujahrstag)

all federal states

Jan. 06

Friday

Epiphany (Heilige Drei Könige)

Baden-Wuerttemberg, Bavaria, Saxony-Anhalt

Apr. 14

Friday

Good Friday (Karfreitag)

all federal states

Apr. 17

Monday

Easter Monday (Ostermontag)

all federal states

May 01

Monday

Labor Day (Maifeiertag)

all federal states

May 25

Thursday

Ascension Day (Christi Himmelfahrt)

all federal states

Jun. 5

Monday

Whit Monday (Pfingstmontag)

all federal states

Jun. 15

Thursday

Corpus Christi Day (Fronleichnam)

Baden-Wuerttemberg, Bavaria, Hesse, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland

Aug. 15

Tuesday

Assumption Day (Maria Himmelfahrt)

Bavaria, Saarland

Oct. 03

Tuesday

Day of German Unity (Tag der Deutschen Einheit)

all federal states

Oct. 31

Tuesday

Reformation Day (Reformationstag)

All federal states (only in 2017) (usually: Brandenburg, Mecklenburg-Pomerania, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia )

Nov. 01

Wednesday

All Saints Day (Allerheiligen)

Baden-Wuerttemberg, Bavaria, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland

Nov. 22

Wednesday

Repentance Day (Buß- und Bettag)

Saxony

Dec. 25

Monday

Christmas (1. Weihnachtstag)

all federal states

Dec. 26

Tuesday

2nd Christmas Day (2. Weihnachtstag)

all federal states

2018

Jan. 01

Monday

New Year's Day (Neujahrstag)

all federal states

Jan. 06

Saturday

Epiphany (Heilige Drei Könige)

Baden-Wuerttemberg, Bavaria, Saxony-Anhalt

Mar. 30

Friday

Good Friday (Karfreitag)

all federal states

Apr. 02

Monday

Easter Monday (Ostermontag)

all federal states

May 01

Tuesday

Labor Day (Maifeiertag)

all federal states

May 10

Thursday

Ascension Day (Christi Himmelfahrt)

all federal states

May 21

Monday

Whit Monday (Pfingstmontag)

all federal states

May 31

Thursday

Corpus Christi Day (Fronleichnam)

Baden-Wuerttemberg, Bavaria, Hesse, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland

Aug. 15

Wednesday

Assumption Day (Maria Himmelfahrt)

Bavaria, Saarland

Oct. 03

Wednesday

Day of German Unity (Tag der Deutschen Einheit)

all federal states

Oct. 31

Wednesday

Reformation Day (Reformationstag)

Brandenburg, Mecklenburg-Pomerania, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia

Nov. 01

Thursday

All Saints Day (Allerheiligen)

Baden-Wuerttemberg, Bavaria, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland

Nov. 21

Wednesday

Repentance Day (Buß- und Bettag)

Saxony

Dec. 25

Tuesday

Christmas (1. Weihnachtstag)

all federal states

Dec. 26

Wednesday

2nd Christmas Day (2. Weihnachtstag)

all federal states


2019

Jan. 01

Tuesday

New Year's Day (Neujahrstag)

all federal states

Jan. 06

Sunday

Epiphany (Heilige Drei Könige)

Baden-Wuerttemberg, Bavaria, Saxony-Anhalt

Apr. 19

Friday

Good Friday (Karfreitag)

all federal states

Apr. 21

Monday

Easter Monday (Ostermontag)

all federal states

May 01

Wednesday

Labor Day (Maifeiertag)

all federal states

May 30

Thursday

Ascension Day (Christi Himmelfahrt)

all federal states

June 10

Monday

Whit Monday (Pfingstmontag)

all federal states

June 20

Thursday

Corpus Christi Day (Fronleichnam)

Baden-Wuerttemberg, Bavaria, Hesse, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland

Aug. 15

Thursday

Assumption Day (Maria Himmelfahrt)

Bavaria, Saarland

Oct. 03

Thursday

Day of German Unity (Tag der Deutschen Einheit)

all federal states

Oct. 31

Thursday

Reformation Day (Reformationstag)

Brandenburg, Mecklenburg-Pomerania, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia

Nov. 01

Friday

All Saints Day (Allerheiligen)

Baden-Wuerttemberg, Bavaria, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland

Nov. 20

Wednesday

Repentance Day (Buß- und Bettag)

Saxony

Dec. 25

Wednesday

Christmas (1. Weihnachtstag)

all federal states

Dec. 26

Thursday

2nd Christmas Day (2. Weihnachtstag)

all federal states


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