Public Holidays in Germany in 2021

Germany 2021

List of Holidays in Germany in 2021

Day Date Holiday Name German Name Type Comments
Friday New Year's Day Neujahrstag Public Holiday
Wednesday Three King's Day Heilige Drei Könige Regional Holiday Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Saxony-Anhalt
Monday Fasching Fastnacht Not A Public Holiday Not a Public Holiday
Monday International Women's Day Tag der Frau Regional Holiday Berlin
Friday Good Friday Karfreitag Public Holiday
Sunday Easter Sunday Ostersonntag Regional Holiday Brandenburg
Monday Easter Monday Ostermontag Public Holiday
Saturday Labour Day Tag der Arbeit Public Holiday International Workers' Day
Sunday Mother's Day Muttertag Not A Public Holiday 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Thursday Father's Day Vatertag Not A Public Holiday Celebrated on Ascension Day
Thursday Ascension Day Christi Himmelfahrt Public Holiday 39 days after Easter Sunday
Monday Whit Monday Pfingstmontag Public Holiday 7th Monday after Easter
Thursday Corpus Christi Fronleichnam Regional Holiday Several states
Sunday Assumption Day Mariä Himmelfahrt Regional Holiday Bavaria, Saarland
Monday World Children's Day Weltkindertag Regional Holiday Not confirmed
Sunday German Unity Day Tag der Deutschen Einheit Public Holiday National Day
Sunday Reformation Day Reformationstag Regional Holiday Several states
Monday All Saints' Day Allerheiligen Regional Holiday Several states
Wednesday Repentance Day Buß- und Bettag Regional Holiday Saxony
Saturday Christmas Day Weihnachtstag Public Holiday
Sunday St. Stephen's Day Zweiter Weihnachtsfeiertag Public Holiday Second day of Christmas


  • Except for German Unity Day, public holidays in Germany are determined by the federal states.
  • Holidays are normally observed on their calendar date.