National Holidays in Switzerland in 2017

Switzerland 2017

Switzerland List of Holidays in Switzerland in 2017

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Sunday New Year's Day National Holiday
Monday Berchtolds Day Regional Holiday Many cantons
Friday Three King's Day Regional Holiday Graubünden, Lucerne, Schwyz, Ticino, Uri
Wednesday Republic Day Regional Holiday Neuchâtel only
Sunday St. Joseph's Day Regional Holiday Several cantons
Friday Näfelser Fahrt Regional Holiday Glarus only. First Thursday in April
Friday Good Friday National Holiday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday Easter Monday Regional Holiday Most cantons
Monday Sechselauten Regional Holiday Afternoon, Zurich only. Moved in 2107 to avoid Easter Monday
Monday May Day Regional Holiday International Workers Day. Holiday in 11 cantons
Sunday Mother's Day Not A Public Holiday 2nd Sunday in May
Thursday Ascension Day National Holiday 39 days after Easter Sunday
Sunday Father's Day Not A Public Holiday 1st Sunday in June
Monday Whit Monday Regional Holiday Most cantons
Thursday Corpus Christi Regional Holiday Aargau, Appenzell Innerrhoden, Fribourg, Jura, Lucerne, Nidwalden, Obwalden, Ticino, Uri, Valais, Zug
Friday Fête d'Indépendance Regional Holiday Jura only
Thursday Saint Peter and Saint Paul Regional Holiday Graubünden, Ticino only
Tuesday National Day National Holiday
Tuesday Assumption Day Regional Holiday Several cantons
Thursday Jeûne genevois Regional Holiday Geneva. Thursday after 1st Sunday in September
Monday Knabenschiessen Regional Holiday Afternoon, Zurich only
Sunday Swiss Federal Fast Regional Holiday All cantons except Geneva
Monday Bettagsmontag Regional Holiday Bern, Neuchâtel, Vaud
Monday Saint Nicholas of Flüe Regional Holiday Obwalden only
Friday Immaculate Conception Day Regional Holiday Most cantons
Monday Christmas Day National Holiday
Tuesday St. Stephen's Day Regional Holiday Most Cantons
Sunday Restoration Day Regional Holiday Geneva


  • 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.