Public Holidays in Germany - 2018

  • Dec 26, 2018

    St. Stephen's Day

    The history and traditions of St. Stephen's Day, celebrated in several countries on 26 December

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  • Dec 25, 2018

    Christmas Day

    Christmas Day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus, the date of which according to tradition took place on 25th December 1 BC. Most countries around the world celebrate this event with a public holiday.

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  • Oct 3, 2018

    German Unity Day

    Since 1990, the 'Tag der Deutschen Einheit' has been a national holiday in Germany. It is the only official national holiday. All other holidays are managed at a federal level.

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  • May 21, 2018

    Whit Monday

    Whit Monday, also known as Pentecost Monday, is a public holiday in several countries on the Monday after Whitsunday. Whitsunday is observed fifty days after Easter and 10 days after Ascension.

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  • May 10, 2018

    Ascension Day

    Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter and commemorates the ascension of Jesus into heaven 39 days after resurrection on Easter Sunday. It always falls on a Thursday and is a public holiday in many countries.

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  • May 1, 2018

    Labour Day

    May Day is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the labour movement. The holiday may also be known as Labour Day or International Worker's Day and is marked with a public holiday in over 80 countries.

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  • Apr 2, 2018

    Easter Monday

    Background and History on the Easter Monday holiday observed in many countries and regions on 2 April 2018.

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  • Mar 30, 2018

    Good Friday

    ​​On Friday 30th March 2018, many countries observe Good Friday as a national holiday on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of Jesus.

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  • Jan 1, 2018

    New Year's Day

    Background and History on the New Year's Day holiday celebration observed in most countries and regions.

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