Public Holidays in Bern in 2019

Bern Upcoming Public Holidays in Bern

Good Friday
Good Friday

19 April 2019 This National holiday is in 57 days. Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of...

Easter Monday
Easter Monday

22 April 2019 This Regional holiday is in 60 days. Easter is probably the most important holiday of the Christian year, celebrating the Re...

Ascension Day
Ascension Day

30 May 2019 This National holiday is in 98 days. Commemorates the ascension of Jesus into heaven forty two days after his crucifixion

Switzerland National and Regional Public holidays of Bern in 2019

Tuesday January 01 New Year's Day Neujahrstag
Wednesday January 02 Berchtolds Day Many Cantons
Friday April 19 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 22 Easter Monday Most Cantons. Monday after Easter Sunday
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 August 01 National Day Bundesfeier
Sunday September 15 Swiss Federal Fast All regions except Geneva. Third Sunday in September
Monday September 16 Bettagsmontag Bern, Neuchtel, Vaud. Monday after 3rd Sunday in September
Wednesday December 25 Christmas Day
Thursday December 26 St. Stephen's Day Most cantons


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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