Public Holidays in Germany in 2023

Germany 2023

List of Holidays in Germany in 2023

Day Date Holiday Name German Name Type Comments
Sunday New Year's Day Neujahrstag Public Holiday
Friday 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
Wednesday International Women's Day Regional Holiday Berlin, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
Friday Good Friday Karfreitag Public Holiday
Sunday Easter Sunday Ostersonntag Regional Holiday Brandenburg
Monday Easter Monday Ostermontag Public Holiday
Monday 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
Tuesday Assumption Day Mariä Himmelfahrt Regional Holiday Bavaria, Saarland
Wednesday World Children's Day Weltkindertag Regional Holiday Not confirmed
Tuesday German Unity Day Tag der Deutschen Einheit Public Holiday National Day
Tuesday Reformation Day Reformationstag Regional Holiday Several states
Wednesday All Saints' Day Allerheiligen Regional Holiday Several states
Wednesday Repentance Day Buß- und Bettag Regional Holiday Saxony
Monday Christmas Day Weihnachtstag Public Holiday
Tuesday 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.