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Germany Calendar

Holidays, School vacations, Non-working days

List of all popular holidays in Germany

List of all holidays in Germany: national, folk, popular holidays by date of celebration.


  Popular holidays in Germany in 2024

This page contains information about all popular holidays in Germany, both public nationwide and unofficial folk and religious holidays with the dates of their celebration for 2023, 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027 and brief information about the holiday itself.

List of holidays

Date Day The name of the holiday
1 January 2024 Mo New Year's Day
Neujahrstag
6 January 2024 Sa Twelfth-day
Heilige Drei Könige
22 January 2024 Mo St. Vincent's Day
Tag des heiligen Vinzenz
25 January 2024 Th Birds Wedding
Vogelhochzeit
2 February 2024 Fr The Lord's Offering
Darstellung des Herrn
3 February 2024 Sa St. Blaise's Day
Tag des heiligen Blasius
8 February 2024 Th Fasnat
Schmotziger Donnerstag
12 February 2024 Mo Pink Monday
Rosenmontag
14 February 2024 We St. Valentine's Day
Valentinstag
14 February 2024 We Ash Wednesday
Aschermittwoch
8 March 2024 Fr International Women's Day
Internationaler Frauentag
24 March 2024 Su Holy Week
Karwoche
24 March 2024 Su Yew Sunday
Palmsonntag
25 March 2024 Mo Annunciation to the Blessed Virgin Mary
Mariä Verkündigung
28 March 2024 Th Holy Thursday
Gründonnerstag
29 March 2024 Fr Good Friday
Karfreitag
30 March 2024 Sa Holy Saturday
Karsamstag
31 March 2024 Su Easter
Ostern
1 April 2024 Mo Easter Monday
Ostermontag
1 April 2024 Mo Day of jokes and laughter
1. April, Narrentag
7 April 2024 Su Dominica in albis
Weißer Sonntag
23 April 2024 Tu World Book and Copyright Day
Welttag des Buches und des Urheberrechts
23 April 2024 Tu Feast of Saint George
Georgstag
30 April 2024 Tu Walpurgis Night
Walpurgisnacht
1 May 2024 We Labor Day, May 1
1. Mai
1 May 2024 We May Day
Maifest
9 May 2024 Th Ascension of Christ
Christi Himmelfahrt
9 May 2024 Th Father's Day
Vatertag
12 May 2024 Su Mother's Day
Muttertag
15 May 2024 We Cold Sophie
Kalte Sophie
19 May 2024 Su Pentecost
Pfingstsonntag
20 May 2024 Mo Pentecost, 2nd day
Pfingstmontag
30 May 2024 Th Corpus Christi
Fronleichnam
5 June 2024 We Saint Boniface's Feast Day
Tag des heiligen Bonifatius
7 June 2024 Fr Feast of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus
Herz-Jesu-Fest
24 June 2024 Mo St. John the Baptist’s Feast Day
Johannistag
29 June 2024 Sa SS. Peter and Paul Day
Peter und Paul
25 July 2024 Th St. James's Day
Jakobstag
8 August 2024 Th Augsburg Peace Festival
Augsburger Friedensfest
10 August 2024 Sa St. Lawrence's Day
Laurentiustag
15 August 2024 Th Assumption of the Virgin Mary
Mariä Himmelfahrt
8 September 2024 Su Nativity of the Blessed Virgin
Mariä Geburt
20 September 2024 Fr Universal Children's Day
Weltkindertag
21 September 2024 Sa Oktoberfest, opening
Oktoberfest, 1. Tag
29 September 2024 Su Saint Michael the Archangel Feast Day
Michaelistag
3 October 2024 Th German Unity Day
Tag der Deutschen Einheit
6 October 2024 Su Harvest Feast
Erntedankfest
31 October 2024 Th Reformation Day
Reformationstag
31 October 2024 Th Hallowe'en
Halloween
1 November 2024 Fr All Saints' Day
Allerheiligen
2 November 2024 Sa Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed Day
Allerseelen
11 November 2024 Mo Carnival
Fasching
11 November 2024 Mo St. Martin's Day
Martinstag
17 November 2024 Su People's Day of Mourning
Volkstrauertag
20 November 2024 We Day of Prayer and Repentance
Buß- und Bettag
24 November 2024 Su Remembrance Sunday
Totensonntag
29 November 2024 Fr Black Friday
Black Friday
1 December 2024 Su Advent
1. Advent
4 December 2024 We St. Barbara's Day
Tag der heiligen Barbara
6 December 2024 Fr St. Nicolas Day
Nikolaustag
8 December 2024 Su The 2nd Advent
2. Advent
13 December 2024 Fr Saint Lucy's Day
Luciafest
15 December 2024 Su The 3rd Advent
3. Advent
18 December 2024 We International Migrants Day
Internationaler Tag der Migranten
22 December 2024 Su The 4th Advent
4. Advent
24 December 2024 Tu Christmas Eve
Heiligabend
25 December 2024 We Christmas
Weihnachten
26 December 2024 Th The 2nd day of Christmas
2. Weihnachtstag
26 December 2024 Th St. Stephen's Day
Stephanitag
31 December 2024 Tu Sylvester
Silvester

Explanation of the table:

  Information about holidays in Germany

For many holidays, on the page, you can view a detailed description, including information about the origin, related customs, photos, greetings, etc. To view the German holiday calendar or schedule of vacations and public holidays for each land in Germany, as well as what holiday it is in Germany today, go to the relevant individual pages of our site.

Most holidays in Germany have rolling celebration dates, i.e. the date of the celebration changes every year, it may depend on the date of the celebrating the Easter, fall on a specific day of the week of any month, or depend on other factors. Therefore, see the dates of the holidays for each year individually.

RU-GELD.DE Team

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List of all holidays in Germany 2023, 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027

List of all holidays in Germany 2023, 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027



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