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Ascension Day in Germany

Ascension Day (Christi Himmelfahrt) is celebrated in Germany and at least 11 other countries. It is celebrated on Thursday the 39th day after Easter Sunday. Businesses are usually closed during this holiday. Ascension Day has a Christian origin.
Ascension Day
Date
Day
Region
Week
Ascension Day 2020
21 May 2020Thursday W21
Thursday
All states
Ascension Day 2021
13 May 2021Thursday W19
Thursday
All states
Ascension Day 2022
26 May 2022Thursday W21
Thursday
All states
Ascension Day 2023
18 May 2023Thursday W20
Thursday
All states
Ascension Day 2024
9 May 2024Thursday W19
Thursday
All states
Ascension Day 2025
29 May 2025Thursday W22
Thursday
All states
Ascension Day 2026
14 May 2026Thursday W20
Thursday
All states
 

This holiday is also celebrated in:

Country
Region
Local name
Whole country
Hemelvaartsdag (Dutch)
Whole country
OLH Hemelvaart (Dutch - Belgium)
Hemelvaartsdag (Dutch)
Ascension (French)
Whole country
Christi Himmelfaart (Luxembourgish)
Whole country
Kristi Himmelfart (Danish)
Whole country
Christi Himmelfahrt (German)
Ascension (French)
Whole country
Ascension (French)
Whole country
Christi Himmelfahrt (German)
Whole country
Kristi Himmelfärds dag (Swedish)
Whole country
Kristi himmelfartsdag (Norwegian)
Whole country
Helatorstai (Finnish)