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
Assumption of Mary 15.08.2020 (Saturday) Bavaria, Saarland BY, SL
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

Upcoming School Holidays

Type Start date End date
Summer holidays in Bremen 16.07.2020 26.08.2020
Summer holidays in Lower Saxony 16.07.2020 26.08.2020
Summer holidays in Saxony-Anhalt 16.07.2020 26.08.2020
Summer holidays in Saxony 20.07.2020 28.08.2020
Summer holidays in Thuringia 20.07.2020 29.08.2020
Summer holidays in Bavaria 27.07.2020 07.09.2020
Summer holidays in Baden-Württemberg 30.07.2020 12.09.2020
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