Official Public Holidays in Baden-Württemberg in 2018:

 

On these days, just about everything is closed, so plan accordingly.

Remember that public holidays vary from state to state within Germany.

 

January 1, New Years (Neujahrstag)

January 6, Epiphany (Heilige Drei Könige)

March 30, Good Friday (Karfreitag)

April 1, Easter Sunday (Ostersonntag)

April 2, Easter Monday (Ostermontag)

May 1,  Labor Day (Maifeiertag)

May 10, Ascension Day (Christi Himmelfahrt);

May 20, Whit Sunday (Pentecost) (Pfingstsonntag)

May 21, Whit Monday (Pentecost) (Pfingstmontag)

May 31, Corpus Christi Day (Fronleichnam)

October 3,  Day of German Unity (Tag der Deutschen Einheit)

November 1, All Saints Day (Allerheiligen)

December 25, Christmas Day (1. Weihnachtstag)

December 26, Boxing Day (2. Weihnachtstag)


School Holidays in Karlsruhe for 2017/2018

Weihnachten (Christmas):  22.12.2017 - 06.01.2018

Fasnacht (Carnival):  10.02. - 17.02.2018

Ostern (Easter):  24.03. - 07.04.2018

Brückentag (extra day off):  30.04.2018

Pfingsten (Pentecost):  19.05. - 02.06.2018

Summer:  26.07. - 08.09. 2018

Herbstferien (Fall Holidays):  27.10. - 03.11.2018

Weihnachten (Christmas):  20.12.2018 - 05.01.2019