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Holidays in Germany in 2010

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DateWeekdayHoliday NameHoliday TypeWhere It is Observed
Jan 1FridayNew Year's DayNational holiday 
Jan 6WednesdayEpiphanyChristian, Common Local holidaysBW, BY, ST
Jan 22FridayFranco-German DayObservance 
Jan 27WednesdayRemembrance Day for the Victims of National SocialismObservance 
Jan 28ThursdayEuropean Privacy DayObservance 
Feb 14SundayValentine's DayObservance 
Feb 15MondayShrove MondayObservance 
Feb 16TuesdayCarnival/Shrove TuesdayObservance, Christian 
Feb 17WednesdayCarnival/Ash WednesdaySilent Day 
Mar 20SaturdayMarch equinoxSeason 
Mar 28SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Mar 28SundayPalm SundayObservance, Christian 
Apr 1ThursdayMaundy ThursdaySilent Day 
Apr 2FridayGood FridaySilent Day, National holiday 
Apr 4SundayEaster DaySilent DayBrandenburg
Apr 5MondayEaster MondayNational holiday, Christian 
Apr 22ThursdayGirls' Day - Career Information DayObservance 
Apr 23FridayGerman Beer DayObservance 
Apr 30FridayWalpurgis NightObservance 
May 1SaturdayMay DayNational holiday 
May 5WednesdayEurope DayObservance 
May 9SundayMother's DayObservance 
May 13ThursdayAscension DayNational holiday, Christian 
May 23SundayWhit SundaySilent DayBrandenburg
May 23SundayConstitution DayObservance 
May 24MondayWhit MondayNational holiday, Christian 
Jun 3ThursdayCorpus ChristiChristian, Common Local holidaysBW, BY, HE, NRW, RLP, SL
Jun 3ThursdayEuropean Bicycle DayObservance 
Jun 6SundayVisually Impaired People DayObservance 
Jun 19SaturdayDay of MusicObservance 
Jun 20SundayCar-free SundayObservance 
Jun 21MondayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 26SaturdayArchitecture DayObservance 
Aug 8SundayPeace FestivalLocal holidayBavaria
Aug 15SundayAssumption of MaryChristian, Common Local holidaysBavaria, Saarland
Sep 1WednesdayWorld Peace DayObservance 
Sep 11SaturdayGerman Language DayObservance 
Sep 12SundayEuropean Heritage Days (Day of the Open Monument)Observance 
Sep 12SundayDay of the HomelandObservance 
Sep 20MondayGerman World Childrens' DayObservance 
Sep 23ThursdaySeptember equinoxSeason 
Sep 24FridayGerman Sandwich DayObservance 
Oct 1FridayGerman Food Bank DayObservance 
Oct 3SundayDay of German UnityNational holiday 
Oct 7ThursdaySpace Exploration DayObservance 
Oct 24SundayDay of the LibrariesObservance 
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 9TuesdayNight of Broken Glass Remembrance DayObservance 
Nov 9TuesdayFall of the Berlin WallObservance 
Nov 11ThursdaySt. Martin's DayObservance, Christian 
Nov 14SundayNational Day of MourningSilent Day 
Nov 17WednesdayRepentance DayChristian, Common Local holidaysSaxony
Nov 21SundaySunday of the DeadSilent Day 
Nov 28SundayFirst Sunday AdventObservance, Christian 
Dec 5SundaySecond Sunday AdventObservance, Christian 
Dec 6MondaySaint Nicholas DayObservance, Christian 
Dec 12SundayThird Sunday AdventObservance, Christian 
Dec 19SundayFourth Sunday AdventObservance, Christian 
Dec 19SundayRemembrance Day for Roma and Sinti killed by GenocideObservance 
Dec 21TuesdayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24FridayChristmas EveSilent Day 
Dec 25SaturdayChristmas DayNational holiday, Christian 
Dec 26SundayBoxing DayNational holiday, Christian 
Dec 31FridayNew Year's EveObservance 

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