Public Holidays

The weekend in Germany, like the rest of the European Union, is Saturday-Sunday

New Year’s Day: 1st Jan

Good Friday (the Friday before Easter Sunday, generally in April. The exact date depends on the lunar calendar. Easter Monday, Ascension Day and Whit Monday also depend on the day of Easter)

Easter Monday

Labour Day: 1st May (there are sometimes riots in the city the night before and after)

Ascension Day
Whit Monday

German Unity Day: 3rd October

Christmas Day: 25th December

St. Stephen’s Day: 26th December