Public Holidays in Germany in 2015

Germany List of national public holidays of Germany in 2015

Day Date Holiday Comments
Thursday January 01 New Years Day
Tuesday January 06 Epiphany Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Saxony-Anhalt
Monday February 16 Fasching Fastnacht. Not a Public Holiday
Friday April 03 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 06 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Friday May 01 May Day International Workers Day
Sunday May 10 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Thursday May 14 Father's Day Celebrated on Ascension Day
Thursday May 14 Ascension Day Himmelfahrt. 40 days after Easter
Monday May 25 Whit Monday 7th Monday after Easter. Also Known as Pentecost Monday
Thursday June 04 Corpus Christi Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Hesse, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland
Saturday August 15 Assumption Day Saarland
Saturday September 19 Oktoberfest Start of Oktoberfest. Not a public holiday.
Saturday October 03 German Unity Day Celebrated on October 3rd
Saturday October 31 Day of Reformation Brandenburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Saxony,Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia
Sunday November 01 All Saints Day Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland
Wednesday November 18 Repentance Day Saxony. Wednesday before November 23
Friday December 25 Christmas Day
Saturday December 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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