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Public Holidays in Switzerland in 2014

Switzerland National public holidays of Switzerland in 2014

Wednesday January 01 New Years Day Neujahrstag
Thursday January 02 Berchtolds Day Aargau, Bern, Fribourg, Glarus, Jura, Lucerne, Neuchâtel, Obwalden, Schaffhausen, Solothurn, Thurgau, Vaud, Zug, Zurich
Monday January 06 Epiphany Graubünden, Lucerne, Schwyz, Ticino, Uri
Saturday March 01 Republic Day Neuchâtel only
Wednesday March 19 St Josephs Day Graubünden, Lucerne, Nidwalden, Schwyz, Solothurn, Ticino, Uri, Valais only
Thursday April 03 Näfelser Fahrt Glarus only
Friday April 18 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 21 Easter Monday All regions except Ticino. Monday after Easter Sunday
Monday April 28 Sechseläuten Afternoon, Zurich only. Moved in 2014 to avoid Easter Monday.
Thursday May 01 Labour Day International Workers Day. Holiday in 11 cantons
Sunday May 11 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday.
Thursday May 29 Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
Sunday June 01 Father's Day 1st Sunday in June
Monday June 09 Whitmonday All regions except Valais. Also Known as Pentecost Monday
Thursday June 19 Corpus Christi Aargau, Appenzell Innerrhoden, Fribourg, Jura, Lucerne, Nidwalden, Obwalden, Ticino, Uri, Valais, Zug
Monday June 23 Fête d'Indépendance Jura only
Sunday June 29 Saint Peter and Saint Paul Graubünden, Ticino only
Friday August 01 National Day Bundesfeier
Friday August 15 Assumption Day Aargau, Appenzell Innerrhoden, Fribourg, Jura, Lucerne, Nidwalden, Obwalden, Schwyz, Solothurn, St. Gallen, Ticino, Uri, Valais, Zug only
Thursday September 11 Jeûne genevois Geneva only. Thursday after 1st Sunday in September.
Monday September 15 Knabenschiessen Afternoon, Zurich only. Monday after 2nd weekend in September
Sunday September 21 Swiss Federal Fast All regions except Geneva. Third Sunday in September
Monday September 22 Bettagsmontag Bern, Neuchâtel, Vaud. Monday after 3rd Sunday in September.
Thursday September 25 Saint Nicholas of Flüe Obwalden only
Monday December 08 Immaculate Conception Day Regional Holiday
Thursday December 25 Christmas Day
Friday December 26 St. Stephen's Day Celebrated on 26th December. Except Geneva, Jura, Neuchâtel, Valais and Vaud
Wednesday 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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