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Holidays in Germany in 2009

DateWeekdayHoliday nameHoliday typeWhere it is observed
Jan 1ThursdayNew Year's DayNational holiday 
Jan 6TuesdayEpiphanyCommon Local holidaysBW, BY, ST
Feb 14SaturdayValentine's DayObservance 
Feb 23MondayShrove MondayObservance 
Feb 24TuesdayCarnival/Shrove TuesdayObservance 
Feb 25WednesdayCarnival/Ash WednesdaySilent Day 
Mar 20FridayMarch equinoxSeason 
Mar 29SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Apr 5SundayPalm SundayObservance 
Apr 9ThursdayMaundy ThursdaySilent Day 
Apr 10FridayGood FridaySilent Day 
Apr 12SundayEaster DaySilent DayBrandenburg
Apr 13MondayEaster MondayNational holiday 
May 1FridayMay DayNational holiday 
May 10SundayMother's DayObservance 
May 21ThursdayAscension DayNational holiday 
May 31SundayWhit SundaySilent DayBrandenburg
Jun 1MondayWhit MondayNational holiday 
Jun 11ThursdayCorpus ChristiCommon Local holidaysBW, BY, HE, NRW, RLP, SL
Jun 21SundayJune SolsticeSeason 
Aug 8SaturdayPeace FestivalLocal holidayBavaria
Aug 15SaturdayAssumption of MaryCommon Local holidaysBavaria, Saarland
Sep 22TuesdaySeptember equinoxSeason 
Oct 3SaturdayDay of German UnityNational holiday 
Oct 25SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Oct 31SaturdayReformation DayCommon Local holidaysBB, MVP, SN, ST, TH
Oct 31SaturdayHalloweenObservance 
Nov 1SundayAll Saints' DaySilent DayBW, BY, NRW, RLP, SL
Nov 11WednesdaySt. Martin's DayObservance 
Nov 15SundayNational Day of MourningSilent Day 
Nov 18WednesdayRepentance DayCommon Local holidaysSaxony
Nov 22SundaySunday of the DeadSilent Day 
Nov 29SundayFirst Sunday AdventObservance 
Dec 6SundaySecond Sunday AdventObservance 
Dec 6SundaySaint Nicholas DayObservance 
Dec 13SundayThird Sunday AdventObservance 
Dec 20SundayFourth Sunday AdventObservance 
Dec 21MondayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24ThursdayChristmas EveSilent Day 
Dec 25FridayChristmas DayNational holiday 
Dec 26SaturdayBoxing DayNational holiday 
Dec 31ThursdayNew Year's EveObservance 

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