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Holidays

American and German Holidays

The Embassy and the Consulates General are closed on the following American and German holidays in 2014:

Month

Day

Holiday Event

 

Jan 01

Wednesday

New Year's Day

Am/Ger

Jan 06 * M

Monday

Epiphany

Ger

Jan 20

Monday

Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Am

Feb 17

Monday

President's Day

Am

Apr 18

Friday

Good Friday

Ger

Apr 21

Monday

Easter Monday

Ger

May 01

Thursday

Labor Day

Ger

May 26

Monday

Memorial Day

Am

May 29

Thursday

Ascension Day

Ger

Jun 09

Monday

Whit Monday

Ger

Jun 19 * BN,D,F,M

Thursday

Corpus Christi Day

Ger

Jul 04

Friday

Independence Day

Am

Aug 15 * M

Friday

Assumption Day

Ger

Sep 01

Monday

Labor Day

Am

Oct 03

Friday

Day of German Unity

Ger

Oct 13

Monday

Columbus Day

Am

Oct 31 * L

Friday

Reformation Day

Ger

Nov 01 * BN,D,M

Saturday

All Saints Day

Ger

Nov 11

Tuesday

Veterans Day

Am

Nov 19 * L

Wednesday

Repentance Day

Ger

Nov 27

Thursday

Thanksgiving Day

Am

Dec 25

Thursday

Christmas / Christmas

Ger/Am

Dec 26

Friday

Second Christmas Day

Ger

Germany-wide holidays are observed at the Embassy and all constituent posts. Regional holidays are identified by (*) and designated as follows: BN=Bonn, D=Dusseldorf, F=Frankfurt, M=Munich, L=Leipzig.

 

The Mission will observe the following American and German holidays in 2015:


Jan 01

Thursday

New Year's Day

Am/Ger

Jan 06 * M

Tuesday

Epiphany

Ger

Jan 19

Monday

Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Am

Feb 16

Monday

President's Day

Am

Apr 03

Friday

Good Friday

Ger

Apr 06

Monday

Easter Monday

Ger

May 01

Friday

Labor Day

Ger

May 14

Thursday

Ascension Day

Ger

May 25

Monday

Whit Monday / Memorial Day

Ger/Am

Jun 04 * BN,D,F,M

Thursday

Corpus Christi Day

Ger

Jul 04 +

Saturday

Independence Day

Am

Aug 15 * M

Saturday

Assumption Day

Ger

Sep 07

Monday

Labor Day

Am

Oct 03

Saturday

Day of German Unity

Ger

Oct 12

Monday

Columbus Day

Am

Oct 31 * L

Saturday

Reformation Day

Ger

Nov 01 * BN,D,M

Sunday

All Saints Day

Ger

Nov 11

Wednesday

Veterans Day

Am

Nov 18 * L

Wednesday

Repentance Day

Ger

Nov 26

Thursday

Thanksgiving Day

Am

Dec 25

Friday

Christmas / Christmas

Ger/Am

Dec 26

Saturday

Second Christmas Day

Ger

+ July 04 falls on a Saturday and will be officially observed on Friday July 03, 2015.

Germany-wide holidays are observed at the Embassy and all constituent posts.  Regional holidays are identified by (*) and designated as follows: BN=Bonn, D=Dusseldorf, F=Frankfurt, M=Munich, L=Leipzig.

 

Cutline

  • Germany-wide holidays are observed at the Embassy and all constituent posts. 

    Regional holidays are identified by (*) and designated as follows:

    BN=Bonn, D=Dusseldorf, F=Frankfurt, M=Munich, L=Leipzig.

    For general information on American holidays check out the section on About the USA!