Public holidays and school holidays in Germany

Overview of public, church and national holidays in all German states with school holidays and bridging days. For national holidays and school holidays there are also individual overviews by holiday type and for the entire country.

Upcoming Public Holidays

Public holiday Date States
German Unity Day 03.10.2020 (Saturday) (all) (all)
Reformation Day 31.10.2020 (Saturday) BW, Brandenburg, Bremen, Hamburg, MP, Lower Saxony, Saxony, ST, SH, Thuringia BW, BB, HB, HH, MP, NI, SN, ST, SH, TH
All Saints 01.11.2020 (Sunday) BW, Bavaria, NRW, RLP, Saarland BW, BY, NW, RP, SL
Day of Repentance and Prayer 18.11.2020 (Wednesday) Bavaria, Saxony BY, SN
Christmas Day 25.12.2020 (Friday) (all) (all)
Second Christmas Day 26.12.2020 (Saturday) (all) (all)
New Year's Day 01.01.2021 (Friday) (all) (all)
Epiphany 06.01.2021 (Wednesday) BW, Bavaria, ST BW, BY, ST
International Women's Day 08.03.2021 (Monday) Berlin BE
Maundy Thursday 01.04.2021 (Thursday) BW BW
Good Friday 02.04.2021 (Friday) (all) (all)

Upcoming School Holidays

Type Start date End date
Autumn holidays in Hamburg 05.10.2020 16.10.2020
Autumn holidays in Hesse 05.10.2020 17.10.2020
Autumn holidays in Schleswig-Holstein 05.10.2020 17.10.2020
Autumn holidays in Berlin 12.10.2020 24.10.2020
Autumn holidays in Brandenburg 12.10.2020 24.10.2020
Autumn holidays in Bremen 12.10.2020 24.10.2020
Autumn holidays in Lower Saxony 12.10.2020 23.10.2020
Autumn holidays in North Rhine-Westphalia 12.10.2020 24.10.2020
Autumn holidays in Rhineland-Palatinate 12.10.2020 23.10.2020
Autumn holidays in Saarland 12.10.2020 23.10.2020