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Calendar of holidays and school vacations in Saxony, Germany as of 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024

On this page you will find the schedule of statutory holidays in the land of Saxony in Germany, including in the cities of: Dresden, Leipzig, Grimma, Riesa, Meissen, Chemnitz, Zwickau, Plauen, Bautzen, Görlitz as of 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024; these holidays are away days. Besides, here you will find out what popular, folk and religious holidays are celebrated in this land of Germany. Information about school vacations is provided in accordance with the data of the Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs of the Lands (Kultusministerkonferenz). Some scheduled school vacation dates could be changed. Most actual information can be obtained from the Sachsen land School Board. In addition, each school in Saxony has the opportunity to independently set a few days during the year as a rolling schedule vacation.


§ What holiday is it today in Saxony (Sachsen)

Today, on 20 October 2021 Saxony has no official national holiday, which would be a day off from work.

Upcoming popular holidays in Saxony:

* - public holiday (in which regions of Germany the holiday is a day free from work, see below on the Schedule of public holidays in Germany)

§ Calendar of public holidays and school vacations in the land of Saxony in 2021

In the calendar below you will find all public holidays in the cities of Dresden, Leipzig, Grimma, Riesa, Meissen, Chemnitz, Zwickau, Plauen, Bautzen, Görlitz and other cities in Saxony, Germany. For more information about the holidays, click on them or hover the mouse over their names. For more information about the holidays, see the holiday schedule of Saxony for 2021. For more information on school vacations, see the school vacations schedule of Saxony for 2021

Calendar of public holidays and school vacations in the land of Saxony

To compare the calendars between the land of Saxony and other regions of Germany, go to an individual page of our website.

Here you can download the calendar of the land of Saxony, Germany in the iCalendar (ICS) format for the use on mobile devices, in Google calendars and other services.



§ Schedule of public holidays in Saxony

The following table shows the schedule of public holidays in the land (federated state) of Sachsen, where these holidays are days off work.

Schedule of public holidays in Saxony

Date The name of the holiday Lands, regions
1 January 2021
Friday
53 KW
New Year's Day
Neujahrstag
Nationwide holiday
2 April 2021
Friday
13 KW
Good Friday
Karfreitag
Nationwide holiday
4 April 2021
Sunday
13 KW
Easter
Ostern
Nationwide holiday
5 April 2021
Monday
14 KW
Easter Monday
Ostermontag
Nationwide holiday
1 May 2021
Saturday
17 KW
Labor Day, May 1
1. Mai
Nationwide holiday
13 May 2021
Thursday
19 KW
Ascension of Christ
Christi Himmelfahrt
Nationwide holiday
23 May 2021
Sunday
20 KW
Pentecost
Pfingstsonntag
Nationwide holiday
24 May 2021
Monday
21 KW
Pentecost, 2nd day
Pfingstmontag
Nationwide holiday
3 October 2021
Sunday
39 KW
German Unity Day
Tag der Deutschen Einheit
Nationwide holiday
31 October 2021
Sunday
43 KW
Reformation Day
Reformationstag
Valid only in lands
- Brandenburg,
- Hamburg,
- Mecklenburg-Vorpommern,
- Saxony,
- Saxony-Anhalt,
- Schleswig-Holstein,
- Thuringia
17 November 2021
Wednesday
46 KW
Day of Prayer and Repentance
Buß- und Bettag
Valid only in lands
- Saxony
25 December 2021
Saturday
51 KW
Christmas
Weihnachten
Nationwide holiday
26 December 2021
Sunday
51 KW
The 2nd day of Christmas
2. Weihnachtstag
Nationwide holiday

View the whole table: all holidays in Germany.



§ Schedule of school vacations in Saxony

In the following list you will find the schedule of upcoming school holidays in the German land of Saxony. Information about school vacations is provided in accordance with the data of the Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs of the Lands (Kultusministerkonferenz). Some scheduled school vacation dates could be changed. Most actual information can be obtained from the School Board of Sachsen.

The fixed number of days for a rolling schedule vacation in Saxony in 2021 : 2

Schedule of school vacations in Saxony



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