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First Advent Sunday in Germany

The Advent season marks the beginning of the Christian year in western Christianity. Its length varies from 22 to 28 days, beginning on the Sunday nearest St Andrew’s Day and encompassing the next three Sundays, ending on Christmas Day.

Is First Advent Sunday a Public Holiday?

First Advent Sunday is not a public holiday. It falls on Sonntag, 1. Dezember 2019 and most businesses follow regular Sonntag opening hours in Germany.

Advent wreaths are a popular way to mark the Advent season.

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First Advent Sunday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015So29. NovFirst Advent SundayObservance, Christian
2016So27. NovFirst Advent SundayObservance, Christian
2017So3. DezFirst Advent SundayObservance, Christian
2018So2. DezFirst Advent SundayObservance, Christian
2019So1. DezFirst Advent SundayObservance, Christian
2020So29. NovFirst Advent SundayObservance, Christian
2021So28. NovFirst Advent SundayObservance, Christian
2022So27. NovFirst Advent SundayObservance, Christian
2023So3. DezFirst Advent SundayObservance, Christian
2024So1. DezFirst Advent SundayObservance, Christian
2025So30. NovFirst Advent SundayObservance, Christian

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