Public Holidays in Saxony in 2015

SN, Germany National and regional public holidays of Saxony, Germany 2015

Thursday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day
Monday February 16 Feb 16 Fasching Fastnacht. Not a Public Holiday
Friday April 03 Apr 3 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 06 Apr 6 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
Friday May 01 May 1 May Day International Workers Day
Sunday May 10 May 10 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Thursday May 14 May 14 Father's Day Celebrated on Ascension Day
Thursday May 14 May 14 Ascension Day Himmelfahrt. 40 days after Easter
Monday May 25 May 25 Whit Monday 7th Monday after Easter. Also Known as Pentecost Monday
Saturday September 19 Sep 19 Oktoberfest Start of Oktoberfest. Not a public holiday.
Saturday October 03 Oct 3 German Unity Day Celebrated on October 3rd
Saturday October 31 Oct 31 Day of Reformation Brandenburg, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Saxony,Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia
Wednesday November 18 Nov 18 Repentance Day Saxony. Wednesday before November 23
Friday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day
Saturday December 26 Dec 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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