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Germany Calendar

Holidays, School vacations, Non-working days

Public Holidays in Germany: Calendar, List

German legislation establishes official public holidays that are days off from work. Some of them are valid only for specific regions. Here you will find a list and a calendar of public holidays.


  What official public holiday is it today in Germany

Today, on 15 July 2024 Germany has no official national holiday, which would be a day off from work.

Upcoming and recent holidays:

In which regions of Germany the holiday is a day free from work, see below on the calendar or schedule.

  Calendar of public holidays and school vacations in Germany

In the calendar below you will find all public holidays in Germany, valid throughout the country or only in some of its lands. For more information about the red letter dates, click on them or hover the mouse over them. Besides, detailed information about the holiday will be provided by the following schedule of holidays in Germany for 2024.

To view the calendars of holidays and vacations in the federated state of Germany you need, go to the list of calendars by land(federated state) of Germany.


Calendar of public holidays in Germany



  Schedule of public holidays in Germany

The following table shows the schedule of public holidays in Germany, indicating the regions in which this holiday is a day off.

To view all the popular and religious holidays in Germany, go to an individual page of our site.

Schedule of public holidays in Germany

Date The name of the holiday Lands, regions
1 January 2024
Monday
01 KW
New Year's Day
 Neujahrstag
Nationwide holiday
6 January 2024
Saturday
01 KW
Twelfth-day
 Heilige Drei Könige
Valid only in lands:
- Baden-Württemberg,
- Bavaria,
- Saxony-Anhalt
8 March 2024
Friday
10 KW
International Women's Day
 Internationaler Frauentag
Valid only in lands:
- Berlin,
- Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
29 March 2024
Friday
13 KW
Good Friday
 Karfreitag
Nationwide holiday
31 March 2024
Sunday
13 KW
Easter
 Ostern
Nationwide holiday
1 April 2024
Monday
14 KW
Easter Monday
 Ostermontag
Nationwide holiday
1 May 2024
Wednesday
18 KW
Labor Day, May 1
 1. Mai
Nationwide holiday
9 May 2024
Thursday
19 KW
Ascension of Christ
 Christi Himmelfahrt
Nationwide holiday
19 May 2024
Sunday
20 KW
Pentecost
 Pfingstsonntag
Nationwide holiday
20 May 2024
Monday
21 KW
Pentecost, 2nd day
 Pfingstmontag
Nationwide holiday
30 May 2024
Thursday
22 KW
Corpus Christi
 Fronleichnam
Valid only in lands:
- Baden-Württemberg,
- Bavaria,
- Hesse,
- North Rhine-Westphalia,
- Rhineland-Palatinate,
- Saarland,
- Saxony,
- Thuringia
(Saxony, Thuringia: only in some regions)
8 August 2024
Thursday
32 KW
Augsburg Peace Festival
 Augsburger Friedensfest
Valid only in lands:
- Bavaria only in Augsburg
15 August 2024
Thursday
33 KW
Assumption of the Virgin Mary
 Mariä Himmelfahrt
Valid only in lands:
- Bavaria,
- Saarland
(Bavaria: only in some regions)
20 September 2024
Friday
38 KW
Universal Children's Day
 Weltkindertag
Valid only in lands:
- Thuringia
3 October 2024
Thursday
40 KW
German Unity Day
 Tag der Deutschen Einheit
Nationwide holiday
31 October 2024
Thursday
44 KW
Reformation Day
 Reformationstag
Valid only in lands:
- Brandenburg,
- Bremen,
- Hamburg,
- Mecklenburg-Vorpommern,
- Lower Saxony,
- Saxony,
- Saxony-Anhalt,
- Schleswig-Holstein,
- Thuringia
1 November 2024
Friday
44 KW
All Saints' Day
 Allerheiligen
Valid only in lands:
- Baden-Württemberg,
- Bavaria,
- North Rhine-Westphalia,
- Rhineland-Palatinate,
- Saarland
20 November 2024
Wednesday
47 KW
Day of Prayer and Repentance
 Buß- und Bettag
Valid only in lands:
- Saxony
25 December 2024
Wednesday
52 KW
Christmas
 Weihnachten
Nationwide holiday
26 December 2024
Thursday
52 KW
The 2nd day of Christmas
 2. Weihnachtstag
Nationwide holiday

View the whole table: all holidays in Germany.



RU-GELD.DE Team

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