List of national public holidays of Germany in 2022

This page contains a calendar of all 2022 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
Saturday Jan. 1, 2022 New Year's Day
Thursday Jan. 6, 2022 Epiphany
Saturday Jan. 22, 2022 Franco-German Day
Thursday Jan. 27, 2022 Remembrance Day for the Victims of National Socialism
Friday Jan. 28, 2022 European Privacy Day
Thursday Feb. 10, 2022 Children's Hospice Day
Monday Feb. 14, 2022 Valentine's Day
Monday Feb. 28, 2022 Shrove Monday
Tuesday March 1, 2022 Carnival / Shrove Tuesday
Wednesday March 2, 2022 Carnival / Ash Wednesday
Tuesday March 8, 2022 International Women's Day
Thursday March 17, 2022 St. Patrick's Day
Sunday March 20, 2022 March Equinox
Sunday March 27, 2022 Daylight Saving Time starts
Sunday April 10, 2022 Palm Sunday
Thursday April 14, 2022 Maundy Thursday
Friday April 15, 2022 Good Friday
Sunday April 17, 2022 Easter Sunday
Monday April 18, 2022 Easter Monday
Saturday April 23, 2022 German Beer Day
Thursday April 28, 2022 Girls' Day - Career Information Day
Saturday April 30, 2022 Walpurgis Night
Sunday May 1, 2022 May Day
Thursday May 5, 2022 Europe Day (Council of Europe)
Sunday May 8, 2022 Mother's Day
Sunday May 8, 2022 Anniversary of the End of World War II
Monday May 9, 2022 Europe Day (European Union)
Monday May 23, 2022 Constitution Day
Thursday May 26, 2022 Ascension Day
Thursday May 26, 2022 Father's Day
Wednesday June 1, 2022 International Childrens' Day
Friday June 3, 2022 European Bicycle Day
Sunday June 5, 2022 Whit Sunday
Monday June 6, 2022 Whit Monday
Monday June 6, 2022 Visually Impaired People Day
Thursday June 16, 2022 Corpus Christi
Sunday June 19, 2022 Car-free Sunday
Tuesday June 21, 2022 June Solstice
Saturday June 25, 2022 Architecture Day
Monday Aug. 8, 2022 Peace Festival in Augsburg
Monday Aug. 15, 2022 Assumption of Mary
Thursday Sept. 1, 2022 World Peace Day
Saturday Sept. 10, 2022 German Language Day
Sunday Sept. 11, 2022 European Heritage Days
Tuesday Sept. 20, 2022 German World Children's Day
Friday Sept. 23, 2022 September Equinox
Sunday Oct. 2, 2022 Harvest Festival
Monday Oct. 3, 2022 Day of German Unity
Sunday Oct. 9, 2022 Grandparents' Day
Monday Oct. 24, 2022 Day of the Libraries
Friday Oct. 28, 2022 World Thrift Day
Sunday Oct. 30, 2022 Daylight Saving Time ends
Monday Oct. 31, 2022 Reformation Day
Monday Oct. 31, 2022 Halloween
Tuesday Nov. 1, 2022 All Saints' Day
Wednesday Nov. 9, 2022 Night of Broken Glass Remembrance Day
Wednesday Nov. 9, 2022 Fall of the Berlin Wall
Friday Nov. 11, 2022 St. Martin's Day
Sunday Nov. 13, 2022 National Day of Mourning
Wednesday Nov. 16, 2022 Repentance Day
Sunday Nov. 20, 2022 Sunday of the Dead
Sunday Nov. 27, 2022 First Advent Sunday
Sunday Dec. 4, 2022 Second Advent Sunday
Tuesday Dec. 6, 2022 Saint Nicholas Day
Sunday Dec. 11, 2022 Third Advent Sunday
Sunday Dec. 18, 2022 Fourth Advent Sunday
Monday Dec. 19, 2022 Remembrance Day for Roma and Sinti killed by Genocide
Wednesday Dec. 21, 2022 December Solstice
Saturday Dec. 24, 2022 Christmas Eve
Sunday Dec. 25, 2022 Christmas Day
Monday Dec. 26, 2022 Boxing Day
Saturday Dec. 31, 2022 New Year's Eve