Public Holidays in Geneva in 2016

Geneva Upcoming Public Holidays in Geneva

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2016 This National holiday is in 21 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus which (traditionally, but unlikely in reality)...

Restoration Day
Restoration Day

31 December 2016 This Regional holiday is in 27 days. Geneva only. Marks the restoration of the Geneva Republic after French occupation by Na...

New Years Day
New Years Day

1 January 2017 This National holiday is in 28 days. New Years Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar,...

Switzerland National and Regional Public holidays of Geneva in 2016

Friday January 01 New Years Day Neujahrstag
Friday March 25 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday March 28 Easter Monday All regions except Ticino. Monday after Easter Sunday
Thursday May 05 Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
Sunday May 08 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Monday May 16 Whit Monday All regions except Valais. Also Known as Pentecost Monday
Sunday June 05 Father's Day 1st Sunday in June
Monday August 01 National Day Bundesfeier
Thursday September 08 Jeûne genevois Geneva only. Thursday after 1st Sunday in September
Sunday December 25 Christmas Day
Saturday December 31 Restoration Day Geneva only. Commemorates the re-establishment of Geneva as a republic in 1813


National Holiday Regional Holiday Not a Public Holiday


  • Holidays are observed on their calendar date. If the date of a holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, then the holiday will not be moved to a weekday.

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