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Here are links to the sites on traditionally celebrated holidays in Germany like Christmas, Easter, Fasching, Loveparade, Oktoberfest, and more.

Holidays

Christmas in Germany
Learn how Christmas is celebrated in Germany. Here are typical Christmas activities, traditions and recipes.

Erntedankfest - Thanksgiving in Germany
Germans also have a Thanksgiving Day - they call it Erntedankfest. Here are the traditions of this holiday.

 

Fasching 
Find out what Fasching, or Carnival, is, how it gets started and what's going on during the celebration.

Future Parade
Always the sun! Get news on the nearest Future Parade, have a look at the party timetable, have a look at the pictures, read some history. In German.

German Easter Traditions
Find out the Easter traditions from Germany. Here are Easter recipes, activities, games, and egg decoration customs.

German-American Day: Tercentenary History of Friendship
History and celebration of German-American Day in the United States.

Halloween in Germany
Halloween - All Saints' Day - is the public holiday in Germany. Learn about the Halloween traditions.

Loveparade
Berlin hosts the Loveparade every summer starting from 1989. Here are the facts from the previous years, history of the Parade.

May Day, May Wine, Maypole
May 1st is an official holiday in German-speaking countries. This is the International Workers' Day. However there are many more interesting traditions connected with this day that were observed in ancient times. 

Oktoberfest - German Beer Drinking Fest
Oktoberfest is the beer drinking festival held in Munich, Germany. Celebrated in October, after the harvest is already gathered, it gives people a lot of fun and ... beer!

St. Martin's Day
The key figure of St. Martin's Day is 11. Find out the history of this German holiday and the typical traditions of celebration.

St. Nikolaus Day
St. Nikolaus Day is the kids' most favorite holiday when they find treats and gifts in their socks in the morning. Here is the history and the traditions of celebration in Germany.

St. Valentine's Day
St. Valentine's Day is an international holiday, and it is widely celebrated in Germany. Learn about the historical background of the holiday, and the traditions of celebration.

Tradition of Sylvester, or New Year's Eve
December 31st - St. Sylvester Day celebration customs.

 

   
 
   

 
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