German Unity Day (Tag der Deutschen Einheit) is annually held on October 3 to mark the anniversary of the nation’s unification. This national day honouring the reunification of Germany in 1990.
It remembers when the Federal Republic of Germany and the Democratic Republic of Germany united to create one single, federal Germany on October 3, 1990.
Day of German Unity is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.