Public Holidays in Bern in 2018

Bern Upcoming Public Holidays in Bern

Good Friday
Good Friday

30 March 2018 This National holiday is in 7 days. Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of...

Easter Monday
Easter Monday

2 April 2018 This Regional holiday is in 10 days. Easter is probably the most important holiday of the Christian year, celebrating the Re...

Ascension Day
Ascension Day

10 May 2018 This National holiday is in 48 days. Commemorates the ascension of Jesus into heaven forty two days after his crucifixion

Switzerland National and Regional Public holidays of Bern in 2018

Monday January 01 New Year's Day Neujahrstag
Tuesday January 02 Berchtolds Day Aargau, Bern, Fribourg, Glarus, Jura, Lucerne, Neuchâtel, Obwalden, Schaffhausen, Solothurn, Thurgau, Vaud, Zug, Zurich
Friday March 30 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 02 Easter Monday All regions except Ticino. Monday after Easter Sunday
Thursday May 10 Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
Sunday May 13 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Monday May 21 Whit Monday All regions except Valais. Also Known as Pentecost Monday
Sunday June 03 Father's Day 1st Sunday in June
Wednesday August 01 National Day Bundesfeier
Sunday September 16 Swiss Federal Fast All regions except Geneva. Third Sunday in September
Monday September 17 Bettagsmontag Bern, Neuchâtel, Vaud. Monday after 3rd Sunday in September
Tuesday December 25 Christmas Day
Wednesday December 26 St Stephens Day Celebrated on 26th December. Except Geneva, Jura, Neuch


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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