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
Augsburg Peace Festival 08.08.2023 (Tuesday) Bavaria BY
Assumption of Mary 15.08.2023 (Tuesday) Bavaria, Saarland BY, SL
German Unity Day 03.10.2023 (Tuesday) (all) (all)
Reformation Day 31.10.2023 (Tuesday) BW, Brandenburg, Bremen, Hamburg, MP, Lower Saxony, Saxony, ST, SH, Thuringia BW, BB, HB, HH, MP, NI, SN, ST, SH, TH
All Saints 01.11.2023 (Wednesday) BW, Bavaria, NRW, RLP, Saarland BW, BY, NW, RP, SL
Day of Repentance and Prayer 22.11.2023 (Wednesday) Bavaria, Saxony BY, SN
Christmas Day 25.12.2023 (Monday) (all) (all)
Second Christmas Day 26.12.2023 (Tuesday) (all) (all)
New Year's Day 01.01.2024 (Monday) (all) (all)
Epiphany 06.01.2024 (Saturday) BW, Bavaria, ST BW, BY, ST
International Women's Day 08.03.2024 (Friday) Berlin BE

Upcoming School Holidays

Type Start date End date
Summer holidays in North Rhine-Westphalia 22.06.2023 04.08.2023
Summer holidays in Saxony-Anhalt 06.07.2023 16.08.2023
Summer holidays in Bremen 06.07.2023 16.08.2023
Summer holidays in Lower Saxony 06.07.2023 16.08.2023
Summer holidays in Thuringia 10.07.2023 19.08.2023
Summer holidays in Saxony 10.07.2023 18.08.2023
Summer holidays in Berlin 13.07.2023 25.08.2023
Summer holidays in Brandenburg 13.07.2023 26.08.2023
Summer holidays in Hamburg 13.07.2023 23.08.2023
Summer holidays in Schleswig-Holstein 17.07.2023 26.08.2023