Public Holidays in Zurich in 2012

Switzerland National and Regional Public holidays of Zurich in 2012

Sunday January 01 New Years Day
Monday January 02 Berchtolds Day
Friday April 06 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 09 Easter Monday All regions except Ticino. Monday after Easter Sunday
Monday April 16 Sechseluten Afternoon, Zurich only
Tuesday May 01 Labour Day
Sunday May 13 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday.
Thursday May 17 Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
Monday May 28 Whitmonday 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 Knabenschiessen Afternoon, Zurich only. Monday after 2nd weekend in September
Tuesday December 25 Christmas Day
Wednesday December 26 St Stephen's Day Celebrated on 26th December. Except Geneva, Jura, Neuchâtel, Valais and Vaud


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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