Good Friday

In which German states is Good Friday a public holiday?

Good Friday is a nationwide holiday in Germany and is considered a public holiday in all federal states: Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Berlin, Brandenburg, Bremen, Hamburg, Hesse, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, Lower Saxony, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland, Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Schleswig-Holstein, Thuringia. Banks are closed on this federal holiday in all German states.

Good Friday 2023, 2024, 2025

The next appointments for Good Friday are on the following dates:

Public holiday Date
Good Friday 2023 April 7, 2023 (Friday)
Good Friday 2024 March 29, 2024 (Friday)
Good Friday 2025 April 18, 2025 (Friday)
Good Friday 2026 April 3, 2026 (Friday)
Good Friday 2027 March 26, 2027 (Friday)