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Holidays in Germany in 2010

DateWeekdayHoliday nameHoliday typeWhere it is observed
Jan 1FridayNew Year's DayNational holiday 
Jan 6WednesdayEpiphanyCommon Local holidaysBW, BY, ST
Feb 14SundayValentine's DayObservance 
Feb 15MondayShrove MondayObservance 
Feb 16TuesdayCarnival/Shrove TuesdayObservance 
Feb 17WednesdayCarnival/Ash WednesdaySilent Day 
Mar 20SaturdayMarch equinoxSeason 
Mar 28SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Mar 28SundayPalm SundayObservance 
Apr 1ThursdayMaundy ThursdaySilent Day 
Apr 2FridayGood FridaySilent Day 
Apr 4SundayEaster DaySilent DayBrandenburg
Apr 5MondayEaster MondayNational holiday 
May 1SaturdayMay DayNational holiday 
May 9SundayMother's DayObservance 
May 13ThursdayAscension DayNational holiday 
May 23SundayWhit SundaySilent DayBrandenburg
May 24MondayWhit MondayNational holiday 
Jun 3ThursdayCorpus ChristiCommon Local holidaysBW, BY, HE, NRW, RLP, SL
Jun 21MondayJune SolsticeSeason 
Aug 8SundayPeace FestivalLocal holidayBavaria
Aug 15SundayAssumption of MaryCommon Local holidaysBavaria, Saarland
Sep 23ThursdaySeptember equinoxSeason 
Oct 3SundayDay of German UnityNational holiday 
Oct 31SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Oct 31SundayReformation DayCommon Local holidaysBB, MVP, SN, ST, TH
Oct 31SundayHalloweenObservance 
Nov 1MondayAll Saints' DaySilent DayBW, BY, NRW, RLP, SL
Nov 11ThursdaySt. Martin's DayObservance 
Nov 14SundayNational Day of MourningSilent Day 
Nov 17WednesdayRepentance DayCommon Local holidaysSaxony
Nov 21SundaySunday of the DeadSilent Day 
Nov 28SundayFirst Sunday AdventObservance 
Dec 5SundaySecond Sunday AdventObservance 
Dec 6MondaySaint Nicholas DayObservance 
Dec 12SundayThird Sunday AdventObservance 
Dec 19SundayFourth Sunday AdventObservance 
Dec 21TuesdayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24FridayChristmas EveSilent Day 
Dec 25SaturdayChristmas DayNational holiday 
Dec 26SundayBoxing DayNational holiday 
Dec 31FridayNew Year's EveObservance 

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