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
May Day 01.05.2021 (Saturday) (all) (all)
Ascension of Jesus 13.05.2021 (Thursday) (all) (all)
Whit Monday 24.05.2021 (Monday) (all) (all)
Corpus Christi 03.06.2021 (Thursday) BW, Bavaria, Hesse, NRW, RLP, Saarland, Saxony, Thuringia BW, BY, HE, NW, RP, SL, SN, TH
Augsburg Peace Festival 08.08.2021 (Sunday) Bavaria BY
Assumption of Mary 15.08.2021 (Sunday) Bavaria, Saarland BY, SL
German Unity Day 03.10.2021 (Sunday) (all) (all)
Reformation Day 31.10.2021 (Sunday) BW, Brandenburg, Bremen, Hamburg, MP, Lower Saxony, Saxony, ST, SH, Thuringia BW, BB, HB, HH, MP, NI, SN, ST, SH, TH
All Saints 01.11.2021 (Monday) BW, Bavaria, NRW, RLP, Saarland BW, BY, NW, RP, SL
Day of Repentance and Prayer 17.11.2021 (Wednesday) Bavaria, Saxony BY, SN
Christmas Day 25.12.2021 (Saturday) (all) (all)

Upcoming School Holidays

Type Start date End date
Whitsun holidays in Hamburg 10.05.2021 14.05.2021
Whitsun holidays in Saxony-Anhalt 10.05.2021 22.05.2021
Whitsun holidays in Schleswig-Holstein 14.05.2021 15.05.2021
Whitsun holidays in Rhineland-Palatinate 25.05.2021 02.06.2021
Whitsun holidays in Saarland 25.05.2021 28.05.2021
Whitsun holidays in Baden-Württemberg 25.05.2021 05.06.2021
Whitsun holidays in Bavaria 25.05.2021 04.06.2021
Summer holidays in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania 21.06.2021 31.07.2021
Summer holidays in Schleswig-Holstein 21.06.2021 31.07.2021
Summer holidays in Berlin 24.06.2021 06.08.2021