Public Holidays in Germany 2018

Upcoming Holidays in Germany

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Mon : New Year's Day

Sat : Three Kings Day

  • A major Christian celebration. Epiphany commemorates the presentation of the infant Jesus to the wise men
  • States: Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Saxony-Anhalt

Fri : Good Friday

Mon : Easter Monday

Tue : Labour Day

Thu : Ascension Day

Mon : Whit Monday

Thu : Corpus Christi

  • The Feast of Corpus Christi is a Catholic festival celebrated on the second Thursday after Whitsun
  • States: Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Hesse, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland

Wed : Assumption Day

Wed : German Unity Day

Wed : Day of Reformation

  • Regional Holiday. Marks the day in 1517 when a German monk named Martin Luther strode up to the church in Wittenburg and nailed his 95 'theses' to the church door
  • States: Brandenburg, Bremen, Hamburg, Lower Saxony, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Schleswig-Holstein, Thuringia

Thu : All Saints' Day

  • Pope Boniface IV dedicated the day as a holiday to honour the Blessed Virgin Mary and all martyrs
  • States: Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland

Wed : Repentance Day

Tue : Christmas Day

Wed : St. Stephen's Day

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