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 03.10.2019 (Thursday) (all) (all)
Reformation Day 31.10.2019 (Thursday) BW, Brandenburg, Bremen, Hamburg, MP, Lower Saxony, Saxony, ST, SH, Thuringia BW, BB, HB, HH, MP, NI, SN, ST, SH, TH
All Saints 01.11.2019 (Friday) BW, Bavaria, NRW, RLP, Saarland BW, BY, NW, RP, SL
Day of Repentance and Prayer 20.11.2019 (Wednesday) Bavaria, Saxony BY, SN
Christmas Day 25.12.2019 (Wednesday) (all) (all)
Second Christmas Day 26.12.2019 (Thursday) (all) (all)
New Year's Day 01.01.2020 (Wednesday) (all) (all)
Epiphany 06.01.2020 (Monday) BW, Bavaria, ST BW, BY, ST
International Women's Day 08.03.2020 (Sunday) Berlin BE
Maundy Thursday 09.04.2020 (Thursday) BW BW
Good Friday 10.04.2020 (Friday) (all) (all)

Upcoming School Holidays

Type Start date End date
Autumn holidays in Hesse 30.09.2019 12.10.2019
Autumn holidays in Rhineland-Palatinate 30.09.2019 11.10.2019
Autumn holidays in Brandenburg 04.10.2019 18.10.2019
Autumn holidays in Bremen 04.10.2019 18.10.2019
Autumn holidays in Hamburg 04.10.2019 18.10.2019
Autumn holidays in Lower Saxony 04.10.2019 18.10.2019
Autumn holidays in Saxony-Anhalt 04.10.2019 11.10.2019
Autumn holidays in Schleswig-Holstein 04.10.2019 18.10.2019
Autumn holidays in Berlin 07.10.2019 19.10.2019
Autumn holidays in Saarland 07.10.2019 18.10.2019