German holidays 2020


For planning purposes, the following is a list of German holidays in 2020:

  • Jan. 1 – New Year’s Day
  • Jan. 6 – Three Kings’ Day (official holiday in the states of Bayern, Sachsen, and Baden-Württemberg only)
  • Feb. 24 – Rose Monday (no legal holiday)
  • Feb. 25 – Shrove Tuesday (Fasching – no legal holiday)
  • Feb. 26 – Ash Wednesday (no legal holiday)
  • April 10 – Good Friday
  • April 12 & 13 – Easter
  • May 1 – Labor Day
  • May 21 – Ascension Day
  • May 31 – Pentecost
  • June 1 – Pentecost
  • June 11 – Corpus Christi Day (official holiday in the states of Rheinland-Pfalz, Saarland, Baden-Württemberg, Hessen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, and Sachsen)
  • Oct. 3 – Unification Day
  • Nov. 1 – All Saints Day
  • Dec. 25 & 26 – Christmas