Public Holidays in Germany in 2015

Germany Upcoming Holidays in Germany

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2015 This National holiday is in 24 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which (traditionally, but unlikely in reality)...

St Stephens Day
St Stephens Day

26 December 2015 This National holiday is in 25 days. The second day of Christmas is known as Boxing Day or St. Stephens Day. St Stephen was...

New Years Day
New Years Day

1 January 2016 This National holiday is in 31 days. New Years Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar,...

Germany National public holidays of Germany in 2015

Day Date Holiday Comments
Thursday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day
Tuesday January 06 Jan 6 Epiphany Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Saxony-Anhalt
Friday April 03 Apr 3 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 06 Apr 6 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Friday May 01 May 1 May Day International Workers Day
Sunday May 10 May 10 Mothers Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Thursday May 14 May 14 Fathers Day Celebrated on Ascension Day
Thursday May 14 May 14 Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
Monday May 25 May 25 Whitmonday 7th Monday after Easter. Also Known as Pentecost Monday
Thursday June 04 Jun 4 Corpus Christi Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Hesse, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland
Saturday August 15 Aug 15 Assumption Day Saarland
Saturday September 19 Sep 19 Oktoberfest Start of Oktoberfest. Not a public holiday.
Saturday October 03 Oct 3 German Unity Day Celebrated on October 3rd
Saturday October 31 Oct 31 Day of Reformation Brandenburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Saxony,Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia
Sunday November 01 Nov 1 All Saints Day Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland
Wednesday November 18 Nov 18 Repentance Day Saxony. Wednesday before November 23
Friday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day
Saturday December 26 Dec 26 St Stephens Day Second day of Christmas


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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