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Germany Public Holidays 2021

See also: 2021 public holidays in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, EMEA, EU, Europe, Eurozone, France, Luxembourg, Netherlands, OECD, Poland, Switzerland and worldwide.

Germany public holidays by region: Baden-Württemberg (BW), Bayern (BY), Berlin (BE), Brandenburg (BB), Bremen (HB), Hamburg (HH), Hessen (HE), Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (MV), Niedersachsen (NI), Nordrhein-Westfalen (NW), Rheinland-Pfalz (RP), Saarland (SL), Sachsen (SN), Sachsen-Anhalt (ST), Schleswig-Holstein (SH), Thüringen (TH).

This page contains the list of Germany 2021 public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, non-working national holidays, and sectorial holidays. The public holidays listing on this page is also accessible via our free Android and iPhone/iPad mobile apps. The full qppstudio worldwide public holidays database for 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of Germany public holidays in 2021 is:


Date Weekday Public Holiday Observance
Jan Friday New Year's Day
Jan Wednesday Epiphany (BW BY ST) regional
Mar Monday International Women's Day (BE) regional
Apr Friday Good Friday
Apr Sunday Easter Sunday (BB) regional
Apr Monday Easter Monday
May Saturday Labour Day
May Thursday Ascension Day
May Sunday Whit Sunday (BB) regional
May Monday Whit Monday
June Thursday Corpus Christi (BW BY HE NW RP SL SN* TH*) regional
Aug Sunday Assumption Day (BY* SL) regional
Sep Monday World Children's Day (TH) regional
Oct Sunday German Unity Day
Oct Sunday Reformation Day (BB HB HH MV NI SH SN ST TH) regional
Nov Monday All Saints' Day (BW BY NW RP SL) regional
Nov Wednesday Repentance Day (SN) regional
Dec Friday Bank Holiday banks
Dec Saturday Christmas Day
Dec Sunday Second Day of Christmas
Dec Friday Bank Holiday banks

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Recent Germany Public Holidays News and Updates


Below is a list of recent news and updates related to Germany public holidays, national holidays, government holidays and bank holidays (note that this newsfeed is delayed by 30 days).

Global Holidays Observed in Germany (beta)


Below is the list of global holidays observed as non-working public holidays in Germany, with the dates of these global holidays for the next 10 years (2019-2029).

Germany Background Information and Links



Germany Regional Abbreviations


Below is a list of the Germany regional abbreviations, used for regional public holidays, in the table above.