Friday, January 1, 2010
Public Holidays in Berlin in 2010
Germany takes its public holidays seriously: they're "celebrated" on the day they fall on (no postponement to the following Monday etc.), and - with certain exceptions - all shops are closed. See our page Out-of-hours shopping for more details.
Note that public holidays in Germany differ somewhat between federal states (Bundeslšnder), and some of the more Catholic states have extra holidays.
Overview of public holidays in Berlin (2010):
|January 1 (Fri.)||New Years's Day||Neujahr|
|April 2 (Fri.)
|April 5 (Mon.)
|May 1 (Sat.)||Mayday||Maifeiertag|
|May 13 (Thu.)||Ascension Day||Christi Himmelfahrt|
|May 24 (Mon.)||Whitsun / Pentecost
|October 3 (Sun.)||Unity Day||Tag der Deutschen Einheit|
|December 25 (Sat.)||Christmas Day||1. Weihnachtstag|
|December 26 (Sun.)||Boxing Day||2. Weihnachtstag|
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