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Public Holidays in Zurich in 2017

Zurich Upcoming Public Holidays in Zurich

Knabenschiessen
Knabenschiessen

11 September 2017 This Regional holiday is in 22 days. Zurich only. Knabenschiessen is a traditional shooting competition for teenagers

Swiss Federal Fast
Swiss Federal Fast

17 September 2017 This Regional holiday is in 28 days. A Swiss government-arranged multi-denominational holiday celebrated by Christians and t...

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2017 This National holiday is in 127 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus, the date which according to tradition took pl...

Switzerland National and Regional Public holidays of Zurich in 2017

DayDateHolidayComments
Sunday January 01 New Years Day Neujahrstag
Monday January 02 Berchtolds Day Aargau, Bern, Fribourg, Glarus, Jura, Lucerne, Neuchâtel, Obwalden, Schaffhausen, Solothurn, Thurgau, Vaud, Zug, Zurich
Friday April 14 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 17 Easter Monday All regions except Ticino. Monday after Easter Sunday
Monday April 24 Sechseläuten Afternoon, Zurich only. Moved in 2017 to avoid Easter Monday
Monday May 01 Labour Day International Workers Day. Holiday in 11 cantons
Sunday May 14 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Thursday May 25 Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
Sunday June 04 Father's Day 1st Sunday in June
Monday June 05 Whit Monday All regions except Valais. Also Known as Pentecost Monday
Tuesday August 01 National Day Bundesfeier
Monday September 11 Knabenschiessen Afternoon, Zurich only. Monday after 2nd weekend in September
Sunday September 17 Swiss Federal Fast All regions except Geneva. Third Sunday in September
Monday December 25 Christmas Day
Tuesday December 26 St Stephens Day Celebrated on 26th December. Except Geneva, Jura, Neuch

Key

National Holiday Regional Holiday Not a Public Holiday

Notes

  • 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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