Switzerland has a total of 39 holidays in 2019. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.
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|New Year's Day
New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Berchtold Day is a public holiday in a number of Switzerland's cantons.
Epiphany is a Christian holiday celebrated globally on January 6 each year. It commemorates two events recorded in the Bible: the three wise men’s visit to baby Jesus; and Jesus’ baptism.
Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
|Saint Joseph's Day
St. Joseph's Day is a public holiday in the predominantly Catholic regions of Switzerland.
|Daylight Saving Time starts
Sechseläuten is an old spring festival that is celebrated each year in Zurich, Switzerland.
Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It is a religious holiday that commemorates the ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven.
Many Christians all over the world annually observe Pentecost, also known as Whitsunday or Whit Sunday.
Whit Monday, or Pentecost Monday, is a Christian holiday that falls on the day after Pentecost, which is also known as Whit Sunday or Whitsunday.
Corpus Christi is a public holiday in a number of Switzerland's cantons.
|Jura Independence Day
|St. Peter and St. Paul
|Swiss National Day
Switzerland's National Day falls on August 1.
|Assumption of Mary
The Christian feast of the Assumption of Mary is on or around Aug 15 in most countries. A few celebrate Assumption Day at other times of the year.
Knabenschiessen is a traditional shooting competition in Zurich, Switzerland.
|Swiss Federal Fast
|Federal Fast Monday
|St. Nicholas of Flüe
|Daylight Saving Time ends
|All Saints' Day
All Saints is a public holiday in some areas of Switzerland.
The Feast of the Immaculate Conception is a Christian observance on December 8 each year.
Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
|St. Stephen's Day
The Feast of Saint Stephen is a public holiday in large parts of Switzerland.
|New Year's Eve
New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.