Public Holidays in Zurich in 2018

Zurich Upcoming Public Holidays in Zurich


10 September 2018 This Regional holiday is in 27 days. Zurich only. Knabenschiessen is a traditional shooting competition for teenagers

Swiss Federal Fast
Swiss Federal Fast

16 September 2018 This Regional holiday is in 33 days. A Swiss government-arranged multi-denominational holiday celebrated by Christians and t...

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2018 This National holiday is in 133 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus, the date which according to tradition took pl...

Switzerland National and Regional Public holidays of Zurich 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
Monday April 16 Sechseluten Afternoon, Zurich only. 3rd Monday in April
Tuesday May 01 Labour Day International Workers Day. Holiday in 11 cantons
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
Monday September 10 Knabenschiessen Afternoon, Zurich only. Monday after 2nd weekend in September
Sunday September 16 Swiss Federal Fast All regions except Geneva. Third Sunday in September
Tuesday December 25 Christmas Day
Wednesday December 26 St. Stephen's 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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