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 03.10.2022 (Monday) (all) (all)
Reformation Day 31.10.2022 (Monday) BW, Brandenburg, Bremen, Hamburg, MP, Lower Saxony, Saxony, ST, SH, Thuringia BW, BB, HB, HH, MP, NI, SN, ST, SH, TH
All Saints 01.11.2022 (Tuesday) BW, Bavaria, NRW, RLP, Saarland BW, BY, NW, RP, SL
Day of Repentance and Prayer 16.11.2022 (Wednesday) Bavaria, Saxony BY, SN
Christmas Day 25.12.2022 (Sunday) (all) (all)
Second Christmas Day 26.12.2022 (Monday) (all) (all)
New Year's Day 01.01.2023 (Sunday) (all) (all)
Epiphany 06.01.2023 (Friday) BW, Bavaria, ST BW, BY, ST
International Women's Day 08.03.2023 (Wednesday) Berlin BE
Maundy Thursday 06.04.2023 (Thursday) BW BW
Good Friday 07.04.2023 (Friday) (all) (all)

Upcoming School Holidays

Type Start date End date
Autumn holidays in North Rhine-Westphalia 04.10.2022 15.10.2022
Autumn holidays in Hamburg 10.10.2022 21.10.2022
Autumn holidays in Schleswig-Holstein 10.10.2022 21.10.2022
Autumn holidays in Bremen 17.10.2022 29.10.2022
Autumn holidays in Lower Saxony 17.10.2022 28.10.2022
Autumn holidays in Rhineland-Palatinate 17.10.2022 31.10.2022
Autumn holidays in Saxony 17.10.2022 29.10.2022
Autumn holidays in Thuringia 17.10.2022 29.10.2022
Autumn holidays in Berlin 24.10.2022 05.11.2022
Autumn holidays in Brandenburg 24.10.2022 05.11.2022