2013: Germany

Germany National public holidays of Germany in 2013

Tuesday January 01 New Years Day
Sunday January 06 Epiphany Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Saxony-Anhalt
Friday March 29 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 01 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Wednesday May 01 Labour Day
Thursday May 09 Fathers Day Celebrated on Ascension Day
Thursday May 09 Ascension Day 39 days after Easter Sunday
Sunday May 12 Mothers Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday.
Monday May 20 Whitmonday 7th Monday after Easter. Also Known as Pentecost Monday
Thursday May 30 Corpus Christi Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Hesse, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland
Thursday August 15 Assumption Day Saarland
Thursday October 03 German Unity Day Celebrated on October 3rd
Thursday October 31 Day of Reformation Brandenburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Saxony,Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia
Friday November 01 All Saints Day Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland
Wednesday November 20 Repentance Day Saxony. Wednesday before November 23.
Wednesday December 25 Christmas Day
Thursday December 26 St Stephens Day


National Holiday
Regional Holiday
Not a Public Holiday


  • Except for German Unity Day, public holidays in Germany are determined by the federal states.
  • Holidays that fall on a weekend are not observed on a weekday instead.

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