Top events in Germany

February
07

One of the three biggest Carnival celebrations in Germany, with spectacular processions and parties.

February
11

Attracting in excess of 400,000 visitors every year, the Berlinale is one of the film industry’s most popular events. Over the course of 10...

February
11

A pre-Lent shindig particularly popular in Bavaria (where it’s called Fasching) and Rhineland, Karneval sees colourful parades, traditional merry-...

Germany Public Holidays

Below are listed Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period.

2016

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2016
January
06
Epiphany
Start date:
6 January 2016

Regional observation only.

March
25
Good Friday
Start date:
25 March 2016
March
28
Easter Monday
Start date:
28 March 2016
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2016
May
05
Ascension Day
Start date:
5 May 2016
May
16
Whit Monday
Start date:
16 May 2016
May
26
Corpus Christi
Start date:
26 May 2016

Regional observation only.

August
15
Assumption
Start date:
15 August 2016

Regional observation only.

October
03
Day of German Unity
Start date:
3 October 2016
October
31
Day of Reformation
Start date:
31 October 2016

Regional observation only.

November
01
All Saint's Day
Start date:
1 November 2016

Regional observation only.

November
23
Repentance Day
Start date:
23 November 2016

Regional observation only.

December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2016
End date:
26 December 2016
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