Popular German Festivals and Holidays Vocabulary – Part 1

Popular German Festivals and Holidays Vocabulary – Part 1

This lesson will introduce you to an interesting and easy to remember way to learn German festivals and holidays vocabulary. With these word clouds you’ll be able to remember the nouns easily with their articles.

Below are 5 Word Clouds on German Festivals and Holidays

Festivals in Germany

Festivals in Germany- All About Deutsch

In this word cloud, we have mentioned some common celebrations and festivals in Germany. Clockwise from top left, the English translations of these festivals are as follows:

  1. New Year 2. Easter 3. Halloween 4. Carnival 5. Valentine’s Day 6. Christmas

Downloadable audio below. Click ‘Play’ to learn the correct pronunciations of these festivals.


das Neujahr
das Ostern
das Halloween
der Karneval
der Valentinstag
das Weihnachten

Christmas in Germany

Christmas in Germany- Weihnachten

In this word cloud, we have mentioned Christmas vocabulary in German. Clockwise from top left, the English translations of these words are as follows:

  1. Christmas gift 2. Candy cane 3. Christmas tree 4. Advent candle 5. Snowman 6. Santa Claus

Click ‘Play’ below to learn the correct pronunciations of these German words.


das Weihnachtsgeschenk, die Weihnachtsgeschenke
die Zuckerstange, die Zuckerstangen
der Weihnachtsbaum, die Weihnachtsbäume
die Adventskerze, die Adventskerzen
der Schneemann, die Schneemänner
der Weihnachtsmann, die Weihnachtsmänner

German Christmas Traditions

German christmas traditions- Holidays in Germany

In this word cloud, we have mentioned common German Christmas vocabulary. Just in case you are wondering what these words are called in English, here are the translations, clockwise from top left :

  1. Christmas market 2. Snow 3. Christmas stocking 4. Christmas bell 5. Plum cake 6. Mulled wine

Click ‘Play’ below to learn the correct pronunciations of these German nouns.


der Weihnachtsmarkt, die Weihnachtsmärkte
der Schnee
die Weihnachtssocke, die Weihnachtssocken
die Weihnachtsglocke, die Weihnachtsglocken
der Pflaumenkuchen, die Pflaumenkuchen
der Glühwein

Easter in Germany

German Festivals and Holidays- Easter- Ostern

In this word cloud, we have mentioned some German Easter vocabulary words. Just in case you are wondering what these words are called in English, clockwise from top left the translations are:

  1. Easter egg 2. Easter nest 3. Easter bunny 4. Easter basket 5. Lamb 6. Chick

Click ‘Play’ below to learn the correct pronunciations of these Easter words.


das Osterei, die Ostereier
das Osternest, die Osternester
der Osterhase, die Osterhasen
der Osterkorb, die Osterkörbe
das Lamm, die Lämmer
das Küken, die Küken

Halloween in Germany

German celebrations- Halloween in Germany

In this word cloud, we have mentioned Halloween vocabulary in German. Clockwise from top left, the English translations of these words are as follows:

  1. Witch’s cauldron 2. Jack O’Lantern 3. Spider web 4. Bat 5. Trick or Treat 6. Candy

Click ‘Play’ below to learn the correct pronunciations of these German Halloween words.


der Hexenkessel, die Hexenkessel
der Halloween-Kürbis, die Halloween-Kürbisse
das Spinnennetz, die Spinnennetze
die Fledermaus, die Fledermäuse
Süßes oder Saures!
der / das Bonbon, die Bonbons

This was some basic vocabulary related to German festivals and holidays. You can also check out German vocabulary of other topics with flashcards here.

Find the Part 2 of this post here.

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