List of national public holidays of Germany in 2018

This page contains a calendar of all 2018 public holidays for Germany. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates. Scroll down to view the national list or choose your state’s calendar.

Day Date Holiday Notes
Jan. 1, 2018 Jan. 1, 2018 New Year's Day
Jan. 6, 2018 Jan. 6, 2018 Three Kings Day Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Saxony-Anhalt
Feb. 12, 2018 Feb. 12, 2018 Fasching Fastnacht. Not a Public Holiday
March 30, 2018 March 30, 2018 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
April 2, 2018 April 2, 2018 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
May 1, 2018 May 1, 2018 Labour Day
May 10, 2018 May 10, 2018 Ascension Day Himmelfahrt. 40 days after Easter
May 10, 2018 May 10, 2018 Father's Day Celebrated on Ascension Day
May 13, 2018 May 13, 2018 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
May 21, 2018 May 21, 2018 Whit Monday 7th Monday after Easter. Also Known as Pentecost Monday
May 31, 2018 May 31, 2018 Corpus Christi Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Hesse, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland
Aug. 15, 2018 Aug. 15, 2018 Assumption Day Bavaria, Saarland
Sept. 22, 2018 Sept. 22, 2018 Oktoberfest Start of Oktoberfest. Not a public holiday.
Oct. 3, 2018 Oct. 3, 2018 German Unity Day Celebrated on October 3rd
Oct. 31, 2018 Oct. 31, 2018 Day of Reformation Several states
Nov. 1, 2018 Nov. 1, 2018 All Saints' Day Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland
Nov. 21, 2018 Nov. 21, 2018 Repentance Day Saxony. Wednesday before November 23
Dec. 25, 2018 Dec. 25, 2018 Christmas Day
Dec. 26, 2018 Dec. 26, 2018 St. Stephen's Day Second day of Christmas