Germany Holidays in 2018

Holiday dateHoliday nameSpecific LocationHoliday Type
Mon, January 1 New Year's DayNational Holiday
Sat, January 6 Epiphany Bw , by , stCommon Local Holidays
Mon, January 22 Franco-German DayObservance
Sat, January 27 Remembrance Day for the Victims of National SocialismObservance
Sun, January 28 European Privacy DayObservance
Mon, February 12 Shrove MondayObservance
Tue, February 13 Carnival/Shrove TuesdayObservance
Wed, February 14 Valentine's DayObservance
Wed, February 14 Carnival/Ash WednesdaySilent Day
Tue, March 20 March equinoxSeason
Sun, March 25 Daylight Saving Time startsClock Change/daylight Saving Time
Sun, March 25 Palm SundayObservance
Thu, March 29 Maundy ThursdaySilent Day
Fri, March 30 Good FridaySilent Day
Sun, April 1 Easter Day BrandenburgSilent Day
Mon, April 2 Easter MondayNational Holiday
Mon, April 23 German Beer DayObservance
Thu, April 26 Girls' Day - Career Information DayObservance
Mon, April 30 Walpurgis NightObservance
Tue, May 1 May DayNational Holiday
Sat, May 5 Europe DayObservance
Thu, May 10 Ascension DayNational Holiday
Sun, May 13 Mother's DayObservance
Sun, May 20 Whit Sunday BrandenburgSilent Day
Mon, May 21 Whit MondayNational Holiday
Wed, May 23 Constitution DayObservance
Thu, May 31 Corpus Christi Bw , by , he , nrw , rlp , sl , sn , thCommon Local Holidays
Sun, June 3 European Bicycle DayObservance
Wed, June 6 Visually Impaired People DayObservance
Sat, June 16 Day of MusicObservance
Sun, June 17 Car-free SundayObservance
Thu, June 21 June SolsticeSeason
Sat, June 23 Architecture DayObservance
Wed, August 8 Peace Festival BavariaLocal Holiday
Wed, August 15 Assumption of Mary Bavaria, saarlandCommon Local Holidays
Sat, September 1 World Peace Day (Germany)Observance
Sat, September 8 German Language DayObservance
Sun, September 9 European Heritage Days (Day of the Open Monument)Observance
Sun, September 9 Day of the HomelandObservance
Thu, September 20 German World Childrens' DayObservance
Sun, September 23 September equinoxSeason
Fri, September 28 German Sandwich DayObservance
Mon, October 1 German Food Bank DayObservance
Wed, October 3 Day of German UnityNational Holiday
Sun, October 7 Space Exploration DayObservance
Wed, October 24 Day of the LibrariesObservance
Sun, October 28 Daylight Saving Time endsClock Change/daylight Saving Time
Wed, October 31 Reformation Day Bb , mvp , sn , st , thCommon Local Holidays
Wed, October 31 HalloweenObservance
Thu, November 1 All Saints' Day Bw , by , nrw , rlp , sl , thSilent Day
Fri, November 9 Night of Broken Glass Remembrance DayObservance
Fri, November 9 Fall of the Berlin WallObservance
Sun, November 11 St. Martin's DayObservance
Sun, November 18 National Day of MourningSilent Day
Wed, November 21 Repentance Day SaxonyCommon Local Holidays
Sun, November 25 Sunday of the DeadSilent Day
Sun, December 2 First Sunday AdventObservance
Thu, December 6 Saint Nicholas DayObservance
Sun, December 9 Second Sunday AdventObservance
Sun, December 16 Third Sunday AdventObservance
Wed, December 19 Remembrance Day for Roma and Sinti killed by GenocideObservance
Fri, December 21 December SolsticeSeason
Sun, December 23 Fourth Sunday AdventObservance
Mon, December 24 Christmas EveSilent Day
Tue, December 25 Christmas DayNational Holiday
Wed, December 26 Boxing DayNational Holiday
Mon, December 31 New Year's EveObservance

Mardi Gras

Tax Day

Maundy Thursday

Labor Day

Cinco de Mayo