Overview on Dancing Bans on High Holidays

The spectrum of the greatest ease on the ban in cool Berlin and the strictest enforcement is in archconservative Bavaria.

Holiday/State BW BY BE BB HB HH HE MV NI NW RP SL SN ST SH TH
New Year             04 – 12                  
Ash Wednesday   02 – 24                            
Maundy Thursday 18 – 24 02 – 24         04 – 24   05 – 24 18 – 24 04 – 24 04 – 24        
Good Friday F F 04 – 21 F 06 – 21 02 – 24 F F F F F F F F 02 – 24 F
Easter Saturday 00 – 20 F   00 – 04   00 – 02 F 00 – 18 F 00 – 06 F F     00 – 02  
Easter Sunday             04 – 12       00 – 16          
Easter Monday             04 – 12                  
Christ Ascension             04 – 12                  
Pentecost Sunday             04 – 12                  
Pentecost Monday             04 – 12                  
Corpus Christi             04 – 12                  
All Saints Day / All Hallows 03 – 24 02 – 24               05 – 18 04 – 24 04 – 24        
All Souls' Day                 K     00 – 18        
Remembrance Day 05 – 24 02 – 24 04 – 21 04 – 24 06 – 17 06 – 15 04 – 24 05 – 24 05 – 24 05 – 18 04 – 24 04 – 24 03 – 24 05 – 24 06 – 20 03 – 24
Day of Prayer & Repentance 03 – 24 02 – 24                   04 – 18 03 – 24 05 – 24    
Last Sunday prior Advent 05 – 24 02 – 24 04 – 21 04 – 24 06 – 17 06 – 17 04 – 24 05 – 24 05 – 24 05 – 18 04 – 24 04 – 24 03 – 24 05 – 24 06 – 20 03 – 24
Christmas Eve   14 – 24   13 – 24     17 – 24 13 – 24 13 – 24 16 – 24 13 – 24 14 – 24   16 – 24   15 – 24
1st Christmas Day             04 – 12       00 – 16          
2nd Christmas Day             04 – 12                  

Next to this, some States forbid the disturbance of services resp. masses with noise. And yes, the fines can be up to € 1500 and therefore serious.