Top events in Germany

December
31

Berlin throws one of the biggest New Year’s Eve celebrations in the world, a lively shindig that takes place at the city’s iconic...

February
01

One of the three biggest Carnival celebrations in Germany, with spectacular processions and parties.

February
01

One of the biggest events on the calendar, carnival sweeps across the city each year as a vibrant display of how to have a good time. Expect lots...

Germany Public Holidays

Public holidays are listed here.

2021

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2021
January
06
Epiphany
Start date:
6 January 2021

Regional observation only.

April
02
Good Friday
Start date:
2 April 2021
April
05
Easter Monday
Start date:
5 April 2021
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2021
May
13
Ascension Day
Start date:
13 May 2021
May
24
Whit Monday
Start date:
24 May 2021
June
03
Corpus Christi
Start date:
3 June 2021

Regional observation only.

August
15
Assumption
Start date:
15 August 2021

Regional observation only.

October
03
Day of German Unity
Start date:
3 October 2021
October
31
Day of Reformation
Start date:
31 October 2021

Regional observation only.

November
01
All Saint's Day
Start date:
1 November 2021

Regional observation only.

November
17
Repentance Day
Start date:
17 November 2021

Regional observation only.

December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2021
End date:
26 December 2021

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