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
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)
Easter Monday 05.04.2021 (Monday) (all) (all)
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)

Upcoming School Holidays

Type Start date End date
Easter holidays in Hamburg 01.03.2021 12.03.2021
Easter holidays in Bremen 27.03.2021 10.04.2021
Easter holidays in Saxony 27.03.2021 10.04.2021
Easter holidays in Brandenburg 29.03.2021 09.04.2021
Easter holidays in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania 29.03.2021 07.04.2021
Easter holidays in Lower Saxony 29.03.2021 09.04.2021
Easter holidays in North Rhine-Westphalia 29.03.2021 10.04.2021
Easter holidays in Rhineland-Palatinate 29.03.2021 06.04.2021
Easter holidays in Saarland 29.03.2021 07.04.2021
Easter holidays in Saxony-Anhalt 29.03.2021 03.04.2021