Public Holidays in Baden-Württemberg in 2017

BW, Germany National and regional public holidays of Baden-Württemberg, Germany 2017

Sunday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day
Friday January 06 Jan 6 Three King's Day Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Saxony-Anhalt
Monday February 27 Feb 27 Fasching Fastnacht. Not a Public Holiday
Friday April 14 Apr 14 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 17 Apr 17 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Monday May 01 May 1 Labour Day
Sunday May 14 May 14 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Thursday May 25 May 25 Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
Thursday May 25 May 25 Father's Day Celebrated on Ascension Day
Monday June 05 Jun 5 Whit Monday 7th Monday after Easter. Also Known as Pentecost Monday
Thursday June 15 Jun 15 Corpus Christi Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Hesse, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland
Saturday September 16 Sep 16 Oktoberfest Start of Oktoberfest. Not a public holiday.
Tuesday October 03 Oct 3 German Unity Day Celebrated on October 3rd
Tuesday October 31 Oct 31 Day of Reformation Nationwide holiday in 2017 to mark the 500th anniversary
Wednesday November 01 Nov 1 All Saints Day Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland
Monday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day
Tuesday 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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