List of national public holidays of Germany in 2019

This page contains a calendar of all 2019 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, 2019 Jan. 1, 2019 New Year's Day
Jan. 6, 2019 Jan. 6, 2019 Three Kings' Day Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Saxony-Anhalt
March 4, 2019 March 4, 2019 Fasching Fastnacht. Not a Public Holiday
April 19, 2019 April 19, 2019 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
April 22, 2019 April 22, 2019 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday
May 1, 2019 May 1, 2019 Labour Day
May 12, 2019 May 12, 2019 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
May 30, 2019 May 30, 2019 Ascension Day Himmelfahrt. 40 days after Easter
May 30, 2019 May 30, 2019 Father's Day Celebrated on Ascension Day
June 10, 2019 June 10, 2019 Whit Monday 7th Monday after Easter. Also Known as Pentecost Monday
June 20, 2019 June 20, 2019 Corpus Christi Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Hesse, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland
Aug. 15, 2019 Aug. 15, 2019 Assumption Day Bavaria, Saarland
Sept. 21, 2019 Sept. 21, 2019 Oktoberfest Start of Oktoberfest. Not a public holiday.
Oct. 3, 2019 Oct. 3, 2019 German Unity Day Celebrated on October 3rd
Oct. 31, 2019 Oct. 31, 2019 Day of Reformation Several states
Nov. 1, 2019 Nov. 1, 2019 All Saints' Day Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland
Nov. 20, 2019 Nov. 20, 2019 Repentance Day Saxony. Wednesday before November 23
Dec. 25, 2019 Dec. 25, 2019 Christmas Day
Dec. 26, 2019 Dec. 26, 2019 St. Stephen's Day Second day of Christmas