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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 official public holidays (gesetzliche Feiertage), 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 official public holidays (gesetzliche Feiertage) in 2021 is:


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