Public Holidays in Bavaria: Check Complete List of Bavarian Public Holidays 2020, Public Holidays in Bavaria

Updated: Oct 01,2020 07:52 GMT

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Public Holidays in Bavaria - Nine official Public Holidays in Bavaria are celebrated each year nationally, alongside regional holidays that are only observed in individual German states. Many of the Public Holidays in Bavaria are religious and date back centuries. A more recent holiday in Germany is the Day of German Unity celebrated on 3 October, which commemorates the anniversary of German reunification in 1990. Scroll down to read more about the number of Public Holidays in Bavaria and more.

Public Holidays in Bavaria

Bavaria, officially the Free State of Bavaria, is a landlocked state of Germany, occupying its southeastern corner. With a region of 70,550.19 square kilometres, Bavaria is that the largest German state by land area comprising roughly a fifth of the overall area of Germany. There are nine official public holidays in Germany that are celebrated nationally every year, alongside regional holidays that are only celebrated in certain German states. Besides German Unity Day, holidays in Germany are observed by the federal states. If a German holiday falls on a weekend, the German legal holiday isn't typically transferred to a weekday. Many businesses but not police stations or hospitals are close during national holidays in German and regional public holidays. These dates are also modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.

List of Bavarian Public Holidays 2020

Date Day

Holiday

1 Jan Wed New Year's Day  
6 Jan Mon Epiphany 
10 Apr Fri Good Friday 
13 Apr Mon Easter Monday 
1 May Fri Labour Day 
21 May Thu Ascension Day 
1 Jun Mon Whit Monday
11 Jun Thu Corpus Christi 
15 Aug Sat Assumption Day 
3 Oct Sat  Day of German Unity 
1 Nov Sun All Saints Day 
25 Dec Fri Christmas Day 
26 Dec Sat 2nd Day of Christmas 

Public Holidays in Bavaria - FAQ

1. How many holidays are there in  Bavaria?

Nine official public holidays in Germany are celebrated each year nationally, alongside regional holidays that are only observed in individual German states. Many of the German bank holidays are religious and date back centuries.


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