Public Holidays in Zurich in 2014

Switzerland National and Regional Public holidays of Zurich in 2014

Wednesday January 01 New Years Day Neujahrstag
Thursday January 02 Berchtolds Day Aargau, Bern, Fribourg, Glarus, Jura, Lucerne, Neuchâtel, Obwalden, Schaffhausen, Solothurn, Thurgau, Vaud, Zug, Zurich
Friday April 18 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
Monday April 21 Easter Monday All regions except Ticino. Monday after Easter Sunday
Monday April 28 Sechseluten Afternoon, Zurich only. Moved in 2014 to avoid Easter Monday.
Thursday May 01 Labour Day International Workers Day. Holiday in 11 cantons
Sunday May 11 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday.
Thursday May 29 Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
Sunday June 01 Father's Day 1st Sunday in June
Monday June 09 Whitmonday All regions except Valais. Also Known as Pentecost Monday
Friday August 01 National Day Bundesfeier
Monday September 15 Knabenschiessen Afternoon, Zurich only. Monday after 2nd weekend in September
Sunday September 21 Swiss Federal Fast All regions except Geneva. Third Sunday in September
Thursday December 25 Christmas Day
Friday 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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