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Public Holidays in Switzerland in 2019

Switzerland When is the next Public Holiday in Switzerland?

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2018 This National holiday is in 12 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus, the date which according to tradition took pl...

St. Stephen's Day
St. Stephen's Day

26 December 2018 This Regional holiday is in 13 days. The second day of Christmas is known as Boxing Day or St. Stephens Day. St Stephen was...

Restoration Day
Restoration Day

31 December 2018 This Regional holiday is in 18 days. Geneva only. Marks the restoration of the Geneva Republic after French occupation by Na...

Switzerland National public holidays of Switzerland in 2019

DayDateHolidayComments
Tuesday January 01 New Year's Day Neujahrstag
Wednesday January 02 Berchtolds Day Many Cantons
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 Most Cantons. 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 Most cantons
Thursday June 20 Corpus Christi Several cantons
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 Several cantons
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
Friday November 01 All Saints' Day Many Cantons
Sunday December 08 Immaculate Conception Day Regional Holiday
Wednesday December 25 Christmas Day
Thursday December 26 St. Stephen's Day Most cantons
Tuesday December 31 Restoration Day Geneva only. Commemorates the re-establishment of Geneva as a republic in 1813

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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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