New Year's Day

In which German states is New Year's Day a public holiday?

New Year's Day 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.

New Year's Day 2020, 2021, 2022

The next appointments for New Year's Day are on the following dates:

Public holiday Date
New Year's Day 2020 January 1, 2020 (Wednesday)
New Year's Day 2021 January 1, 2021 (Friday)
New Year's Day 2022 January 1, 2022 (Saturday)
New Year's Day 2023 January 1, 2023 (Sunday)
New Year's Day 2024 January 1, 2024 (Monday)