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Anniversary of the End of World War II in Germany

Is This a Public Holiday?

This is generally not a public holiday. In 2020, however, Berlin celebrated the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II with a public holiday. Here, businesses and offices were closed on that day.

End of World War II Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday TypeArea
2015FriMay 8End of World War IIObservance 
2016SunMay 8End of World War IIObservance 
2017MonMay 8End of World War IIObservance 
2018TueMay 8End of World War IIObservance 
2019WedMay 8End of World War IIObservance 
2020FriMay 8End of World War IIObservance 
2020FriMay 8End of World War IICommon local holidayBerlin
2021SatMay 8End of World War IIObservance 
2022SunMay 8End of World War IIObservance 
2023MonMay 8End of World War IIObservance 
2024WedMay 8End of World War IIObservance 
2025ThuMay 8End of World War IIObservance 

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