Germany Holidays in 2023

Holiday date Holiday name Specific Location Holiday Type
Sun, January 1 New Year's Day National Holiday
Fri, January 6 Epiphany BW, BY, ST Christian, Common Local Holiday
Sun, January 22 Franco-German Day Observance
Fri, January 27 Remembrance Day for the Victims of National Socialism Observance
Tue, February 14 Valentine's Day Observance
Mon, February 20 Shrove Monday Observance
Tue, February 21 Carnival/Shrove Tuesday Observance, Christian
Wed, February 22 Carnival/Ash Wednesday Silent Day
Wed, March 8 International Women's Day Berlin Common Local Holiday
Mon, March 20 March Equinox Season
Sun, April 2 Palm Sunday Observance, Christian
Thu, April 6 Maundy Thursday Silent Day
Fri, April 7 Good Friday Silent Day, Public Holiday
Sun, April 9 Easter Day All except BB Silent Day
Mon, April 10 Easter Monday National Holiday, Christian
Sun, April 23 German Beer Day Observance
Thu, April 27 Girls' Day - Career Information Day Observance
Sun, April 30 Walpurgis Night Observance
Mon, May 1 May Day National Holiday
Tue, May 9 Europe Day Observance
Sun, May 14 Mother's Day Observance
Thu, May 18 Father's Day Observance
Thu, May 18 Ascension Day National Holiday, Christian
Tue, May 23 Constitution Day Observance
Sun, May 28 Pentecost / Whit Sunday Brandenburg Christian, Common Local Holiday
Mon, May 29 Whit Monday National Holiday, Christian
Thu, June 1 Children's Day B, BB, MVP, SN, ST, TH Observance
Sat, June 3 European Bicycle Day Observance
Tue, June 6 Visually Impaired People Day Observance
Thu, June 8 Corpus Christi Saxony, Thuringia Local Holiday, Christian
Wed, June 21 June Solstice Season
Sat, June 24 Architecture Day Observance
Tue, August 8 Peace Festival in Augsburg Bavaria* Local Holiday
Tue, August 15 Assumption of Mary Bavaria, saarland Christian, Common Local Holiday
Fri, September 1 World Peace Day Observance
Sat, September 9 German Language Day Observance
Sun, September 10 Day of the Homeland Observance
Wed, September 20 German World Childrens' Day Observance
Sat, September 23 September equinox Season
Sun, October 1 Harvest Festival Observance
Tue, October 3 Day of German Unity National Holiday
Tue, October 24 Day of the Libraries Observance
Mon, October 30 World Thrift Day Observance
Tue, October 31 Halloween Observance
Tue, October 31 Reformation Day Berlin Common Local Holiday
Wed, November 1 All Saints' Day BW, BY, NRW, RLP, SL Silent Day, Public Holiday
Thu, November 9 Night of Broken Glass Remembrance Day Observance
Sat, November 11 St. Martin's Day Observance
Sun, November 19 National Day of Mourning Silent Day
Wed, November 22 Repentance Day Saxony Christian, Common Local Holiday
Sun, November 26 Sunday of the Dead Silent Day
Sun, December 3 First Advent Sunday Observance, Christian
Wed, December 6 Saint Nicholas Day Observance
Sun, December 10 Second Advent Sunday Observance, Christian
Sun, December 17 Third Advent Sunday Observance, Christian
Tue, December 19 Remembrance Day for Roma and Sinti killed by Genocide Observance
Fri, December 22 December Solstice Season
Sun, December 24 Fourth Advent Sunday Observance, Christian
Sun, December 24 Christmas Eve Silent Day
Mon, December 25 Christmas Day National Holiday
Tue, December 26 Boxing Day National Holiday
Sun, December 31 New Year's Eve Bank Holiday

Mardi Gras



Mother’s Day


Corpus Christi

Bastille Day