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First Advent Sunday in Germany

The Advent season marks the beginning of the Christian year in western Christianity. Its length varies from 22 to 28 days, beginning on the Sunday nearest St Andrew’s Day and encompassing the next three Sundays, ending on Christmas Day.

Is First Advent Sunday a Public Holiday?

First Advent Sunday is not a public holiday. It falls on Sunday, December 2, 2018 and most businesses follow regular Sunday opening hours in Germany.

Advent wreaths are a popular way to mark the Advent season.

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About First Advent Sunday

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First Advent Sunday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday TypeArea
2015SunNov 29First Advent SundayObservance, Christian 
2016SunNov 27First Advent SundayObservance, Christian 
2017SunDec 3First Advent SundayObservance, Christian 
2018SunDec 2First Advent SundayObservance, Christian 
2019SunDec 1First Advent SundayObservance, Christian 
2020SunNov 29First Advent SundayObservance, Christian 
2021SunNov 28First Advent SundayObservance, Christian 
2022SunNov 27First Advent SundayObservance, Christian 
2023SunDec 3First Advent SundayObservance, Christian 
2024SunDec 1First Advent SundayObservance, Christian 
2025SunNov 30First Advent SundayObservance, Christian 

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