National Holidays in Switzerland in 2020

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Switzerland 2020

List of Holidays in Switzerland in 2020

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Wednesday New Year's Day National Holiday Neujahrstag
Thursday Berchtolds Day Regional Holiday Many cantons
Monday Three King's Day Regional Holiday Graubünden, Lucerne, Schwyz, Ticino, Uri
Sunday Republic Day Regional Holiday Neuchâtel only
Thursday St. Joseph's Day Regional Holiday Several cantons
Thursday Näfelser Fahrt Regional Holiday Glarus only. First Thursday in April
Friday Good Friday National Holiday
Sunday Easter National Holiday
Monday Easter Monday Regional Holiday Most cantons
Monday Sechselauten Regional Holiday Afternoon, Zurich only. 3rd Monday in April
Friday 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
Monday Whit Monday Regional Holiday Most cantons
Sunday Father's Day Not A Public Holiday 1st Sunday in June
Thursday Corpus Christi Regional Holiday Aargau, Appenzell Innerrhoden, Fribourg, Jura, Lucerne, Nidwalden, Obwalden, Ticino, Uri, Valais, Zug
Tuesday Fête d'Indépendance Regional Holiday Jura only
Monday Saint Peter and Saint Paul Regional Holiday Graubünden, Ticino only
Saturday National Day National Holiday
Saturday 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
Tuesday St Mauritius' Day Regional Holiday Appenzell
Friday Saint Nicholas of Flüe Regional Holiday Obwalden only
Tuesday Immaculate Conception Day Regional Holiday Most cantons
Friday Christmas Day National Holiday
Saturday St. Stephen's Day Regional Holiday Most Cantons
Thursday 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.