Public Holidays in Germany 2021

German National Holidays

Public and National Holidays in Germany – Calendar for 2021

There are 9 national holidays celebrated in Germany in 2021.

Official German holidays and non-working days in 2021:

DateWeekdayNameNotes
January 1stWednesday New Year’s DayNew Year’s Day, which is on January 1st, or the first day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, is a public holiday in Germany. Most shops and the offices are closed.
January 6thMonday EpiphanyOnly in certain regions. Long weekend.
March 8thSunday International Women’s DayOnly in certain regions.
April 10thFriday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 12thSunday EasterOnly in certain regions.
April 13thMonday Easter Monday Long weekend.
May 1stFriday Labor Day Long weekend.
May 21stThursday Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ
May 31stSunday Pentecost SundayOnly in certain regions.
June 1stMonday Pentecost Monday Long weekend.
June 11thThursday Feast of Corpus ChristiOnly in certain regions.
August 15thSaturday Assumption of MaryOnly in certain regions.
September 20thSunday World Children’s DayOnly in certain regions.
October 3rdSaturday Germany Unity Day
October 3rdSaturday Day of German UnityOnly in certain regions.
October 31stSaturday Reformation DayOnly in certain regions.
November 1stSunday All Saints’ DayOnly in certain regions.
November 18thWednesday Repentance and Prayer DayOnly in certain regions.
December 25thFriday First Day of Christmastide Long weekend.
December 26thSaturday Second Day of Christmastide

Other popular holidays in Germany

DateWeekdayNameNotes
March 3rdTuesday World Wildlife Day
March 20thFriday March Equinox
May 10thSunday Mother’s Day
May 21stThursday Father’s Day
June 20thSaturday June Solstice
June 30thTuesday International Asteroid Day
July 18thSaturday Nelson Mandela International Day
September 22ndTuesday September Equinox
December 21stMonday December Solstice
December 24thThursday Christmas Eve
December 31stThursday New Year’s Eve

School Holidays in Germany

School Holidays in Germany 2021

Below you will find an overview of the school holidays in Germany in 2021.

Winter Holiday 2021 in Germany by Region

Summer Holidays in Germany in 2021

Christmas Holiday 2021 in Germany

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