Public Holidays in Germany in 2019

Germany When are the next Holidays in Germany?

Ascension Day
Ascension Day

30 May 2019 This National holiday is in 6 days. Commemorates the ascension of Jesus into heaven forty two days after his crucifixion

Whit Monday
Whit Monday

10 June 2019 This National holiday is in 17 days. Commemorates the coming of the Holy Spirit in the form of flames to the Apostles.

Corpus Christi
Corpus Christi

20 June 2019 This Regional holiday is in 27 days. The Feast of Corpus Christi is a Catholic festival celebrated on the second Thursday af...

Germany List of national public holidays of Germany in 2019

Day Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday January 01 New Year's Day
Sunday January 06 Three Kings' Day Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Saxony-Anhalt
Monday March 04 Fasching Fastnacht. Not a Public Holiday
Friday March 08 International Women's Day
Friday April 19 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 22 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Wednesday May 01 Labour Day
Sunday May 12 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Thursday May 30 Ascension Day Himmelfahrt. 40 days after Easter
Thursday May 30 Father's Day Celebrated on Ascension Day
Monday June 10 Whit Monday 7th Monday after Easter. Also Known as Pentecost Monday
Thursday June 20 Corpus Christi Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Hesse, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland
Thursday August 15 Assumption Day Bavaria, Saarland
Saturday September 21 Oktoberfest Start of Oktoberfest. Not a public holiday.
Thursday October 03 German Unity Day Celebrated on October 3rd
Thursday October 31 Day of Reformation Several states
Friday November 01 All Saints' Day Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland
Wednesday November 20 Repentance Day Saxony. Wednesday before November 23
Wednesday December 25 Christmas Day
Thursday December 26 St. Stephen's 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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