The 2018/19 Bundesliga season will begin on 24 August, 2018 and end on 18 May, 2019 after the dates for the forthcoming season were confirmed on Friday.

Here are the important dates which were confirmed on Friday:

  • 2. Bundesliga season opener: 3-6 August 2018
  • 1st Round of the DFB Cup: 17-20 August 2018
  • Bundesliga season opener: 24-26 August 2018
  • 2nd Round of the DFB Cup: 30-31 October 2018
  • Bundesliga Matchday 17/ 2. Bundesliga Matchday 18: 21-23 December 2018

The 2017/18 Bundesliga season began with Bayern Munich vs. Bayer Leverkusen on 18 August 2017.
The 2017/18 Bundesliga season began with Bayern Munich vs. Bayer Leverkusen on 18 August 2017. © DFL DEUTSCHE FUSSBALL LIGA

  • Bundesliga Matchday 18: 18-21 January 2019
  • 2. Bundesliga Matchday 19: 29-31 January 2019
  • 3rd Round of the DFB Cup 5-6 February 2019
  • DFB Cup quarter-finals: 2-3 April 2019
  • DFB Cup semi-finals: 23-24 April 2019
  • Bundesliga / 2. Bundesliga Matchday 34: 18/19 May 2019
  • Relegation play-off: 23-28 May 2019
  • DFB Cup final: Saturday, 25 May 2019

Five Bundesliga matches will be played on Mondays during the 2018/19 season. The official fixtures of which will be confirmed.