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Public Holidays in Switzerland in 2019

Switzerland National public holidays of Switzerland in 2019

Tuesday January 01 New Year's Day Neujahrstag
Wednesday January 02 Berchtolds Day Aargau, Bern, Fribourg, Glarus, Jura, Lucerne, Neuchâtel, Obwalden, Schaffhausen, Solothurn, Thurgau, Vaud, Zug, Zurich
Sunday January 06 Three Kings' Day Graubünden, Lucerne, Schwyz, Ticino, Uri
Friday March 01 Republic Day Neuchâtel only
Tuesday March 19 St. Joseph's Day Graubünden, Lucerne, Nidwalden, Schwyz, Solothurn, Ticino, Uri, Valais only
Thursday April 04 Näfelser Fahrt Glarus only. First Thursday in April
Monday April 15 Sechseläuten Afternoon, Zurich only. 3rd Monday in April
Friday April 19 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 22 Easter Monday All regions except Ticino. Monday after Easter Sunday
Wednesday May 01 Labour Day International Workers Day. Holiday in 11 cantons
Sunday May 12 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Thursday May 30 Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
Saturday June 01 Father's Day 1st Sunday in June
Monday June 10 Whit Monday All regions except Valais. Also Known as Pentecost Monday
Thursday June 20 Corpus Christi Aargau, Appenzell Innerrhoden, Fribourg, Jura, Lucerne, Nidwalden, Obwalden, Ticino, Uri, Valais, Zug
Sunday June 23 Fête d'Indépendance Jura only
Saturday June 29 Saint Peter and Saint Paul Graubünden, Ticino only
Thursday August 01 National Day Bundesfeier
Thursday August 15 Assumption Day Aargau, Appenzell Innerrhoden, Fribourg, Jura, Lucerne, Nidwalden, Obwalden, Schwyz, Solothurn, St. Gallen, Ticino, Uri, Valais, Zug only
Thursday September 05 Jeûne genevois Geneva only. Thursday after 1st Sunday in September
Monday September 09 Knabenschiessen Afternoon, Zurich only. Monday after 2nd weekend in September
Sunday September 15 Swiss Federal Fast All regions except Geneva. Third Sunday in September
Monday September 16 Bettagsmontag Bern, Neuchâtel, Vaud. Monday after 3rd Sunday in September
Wednesday September 25 Saint Nicholas of Flüe Obwalden only
Sunday December 08 Immaculate Conception Day Regional Holiday
Wednesday December 25 Christmas Day
Thursday December 26 St. Stephen's Day Celebrated on 26th December. Except Geneva, Jura, Neuch
Tuesday December 31 Restoration Day Geneva only. Commemorates the re-establishment of Geneva as a republic in 1813


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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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