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Palm Sunday in Germany

Palm Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s triumphal entry into Jerusalem, according to Christian belief.

Is Palm Sunday a Public Holiday?

Palm Sunday is not a public holiday. It falls on Sunday, April 5, 2020 and most businesses follow regular Sunday opening hours in Germany.

Many people who attend a Palm Sunday church service receive palms.

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About Palm Sunday

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Palm Sunday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015SunMar 29Palm SundayObservance, Christian
2016SunMar 20Palm SundayObservance, Christian
2017SunApr 9Palm SundayObservance, Christian
2018SunMar 25Palm SundayObservance, Christian
2019SunApr 14Palm SundayObservance, Christian
2020SunApr 5Palm SundayObservance, Christian
2021SunMar 28Palm SundayObservance, Christian
2022SunApr 10Palm SundayObservance, Christian
2023SunApr 2Palm SundayObservance, Christian
2024SunMar 24Palm SundayObservance, Christian
2025SunApr 13Palm SundayObservance, Christian

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