Germany Holidays in 2018

Holiday date Holiday name Specific Location Holiday Type
Mon, January 1 New Year's Day National Holiday
Sat, January 6 Epiphany Bw , by , st Common Local Holidays
Mon, January 22 Franco-German Day Observance
Sat, January 27 Remembrance Day for the Victims of National Socialism Observance
Sun, January 28 European Privacy Day Observance
Mon, February 12 Shrove Monday Observance
Tue, February 13 Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance
Wed, February 14 Valentine's Day Observance
Wed, February 14 Carnival/Ash Wednesday Silent Day
Tue, March 20 March equinox Season
Sun, March 25 Daylight Saving Time starts Clock Change/daylight Saving Time
Sun, March 25 Palm Sunday Observance
Thu, March 29 Maundy Thursday Silent Day
Fri, March 30 Good Friday Silent Day
Sun, April 1 Easter Day Brandenburg Silent Day
Mon, April 2 Easter Monday National Holiday
Mon, April 23 German Beer Day Observance
Thu, April 26 Girls' Day - Career Information Day Observance
Mon, April 30 Walpurgis Night Observance
Tue, May 1 May Day National Holiday
Sat, May 5 Europe Day Observance
Thu, May 10 Ascension Day National Holiday
Sun, May 13 Mother's Day Observance
Sun, May 20 Whit Sunday Brandenburg Silent Day
Mon, May 21 Whit Monday National Holiday
Wed, May 23 Constitution Day Observance
Thu, May 31 Corpus Christi Bw , by , he , nrw , rlp , sl , sn , th Common Local Holidays
Sun, June 3 European Bicycle Day Observance
Wed, June 6 Visually Impaired People Day Observance
Sat, June 16 Day of Music Observance
Sun, June 17 Car-free Sunday Observance
Thu, June 21 June Solstice Season
Sat, June 23 Architecture Day Observance
Wed, August 8 Peace Festival Bavaria Local Holiday
Wed, August 15 Assumption of Mary Bavaria, saarland Common Local Holidays
Sat, September 1 World Peace Day (Germany) Observance
Sat, September 8 German Language Day Observance
Sun, September 9 European Heritage Days (Day of the Open Monument) Observance
Sun, September 9 Day of the Homeland Observance
Thu, September 20 German World Childrens' Day Observance
Sun, September 23 September equinox Season
Fri, September 28 German Sandwich Day Observance
Mon, October 1 German Food Bank Day Observance
Wed, October 3 Day of German Unity National Holiday
Sun, October 7 Space Exploration Day Observance
Wed, October 24 Day of the Libraries Observance
Sun, October 28 Daylight Saving Time ends Clock Change/daylight Saving Time
Wed, October 31 Reformation Day Bb , mvp , sn , st , th Common Local Holidays
Wed, October 31 Halloween Observance
Thu, November 1 All Saints' Day Bw , by , nrw , rlp , sl , th Silent Day
Fri, November 9 Night of Broken Glass Remembrance Day Observance
Fri, November 9 Fall of the Berlin Wall Observance
Sun, November 11 St. Martin's Day Observance
Sun, November 18 National Day of Mourning Silent Day
Wed, November 21 Repentance Day Saxony Common Local Holidays
Sun, November 25 Sunday of the Dead Silent Day
Sun, December 2 First Sunday Advent Observance
Thu, December 6 Saint Nicholas Day Observance
Sun, December 9 Second Sunday Advent Observance
Sun, December 16 Third Sunday Advent Observance
Wed, December 19 Remembrance Day for Roma and Sinti killed by Genocide Observance
Fri, December 21 December Solstice Season
Sun, December 23 Fourth Sunday Advent Observance
Mon, December 24 Christmas Eve Silent Day
Tue, December 25 Christmas Day National Holiday
Wed, December 26 Boxing Day National Holiday
Mon, December 31 New Year's Eve Observance

Giving Tuesday

Winter Solstice


Boxing Day

Chinese New Year


Tax Day