Switzerland has a total of 40 holidays in 2022. 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 downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.

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Holiday Date Details
New Year's Day
Saturday, January 1, 2022 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Berchtold Day
Sunday, January 2, 2022 Berchtold Day is a public holiday in a number of Switzerland's cantons.
Epiphany
Thursday, January 6, 2022 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
Monday, February 14, 2022 Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
Republic Day
Tuesday, March 1, 2022 Republic Day is a common local holiday in Switzerland
Saint Joseph's Day
Saturday, March 19, 2022 St. Joseph's Day is a public holiday in the predominantly Catholic regions of Switzerland.
March Equinox
Sunday, March 20, 2022 March Equinox in Switzerland (Bern)
Daylight Saving Time starts
Sunday, March 27, 2022 Daylight Saving Time starts in Switzerland
Näfelser Fahrt
Thursday, April 7, 2022 Näfelser Fahrt is a common local holiday in Switzerland
Good Friday
Friday, April 15, 2022 Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 17, 2022 Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to Christian belief.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 18, 2022 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday.
Sechseläuten
Monday, April 25, 2022 Sechseläuten is an old spring festival that is celebrated each year in Zurich, Switzerland.
May Day
Sunday, May 1, 2022 Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
May Day (Half-Day)
Sunday, May 1, 2022 Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Ascension Day
Thursday, May 26, 2022 Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter. It is a religious holiday that commemorates the ascension of Jesus Christ into heaven.
Pentecost
Sunday, June 5, 2022 Many Christians all over the world annually observe Pentecost, also known as Whitsunday or Whit Sunday.
Pentecost Monday
Monday, June 6, 2022 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
Thursday, June 16, 2022 Corpus Christi is a public holiday in a number of Switzerland's cantons.
June Solstice
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 June Solstice in Switzerland (Bern)
Jura Independence Day
Thursday, June 23, 2022 Jura Independence Day is a common local holiday in Switzerland
St. Peter and St. Paul
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 St. Peter and St. Paul is a observance in Switzerland
Swiss National Day
Monday, August 1, 2022 Switzerland's National Day falls on August 1.
Assumption of Mary
Monday, August 15, 2022 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.
Jeune Genevois
Thursday, September 8, 2022 Jeune Genevois is a common local holiday in Switzerland
Knabenschiessen
Saturday, September 10, 2022 Knabenschiessen is a traditional shooting competition in Zurich, Switzerland.
Swiss Federal Fast
Sunday, September 18, 2022 Swiss Federal Fast is a observance in Switzerland
Federal Fast Monday
Monday, September 19, 2022 Federal Fast Monday is a common local holiday in Switzerland
Mauritius Day
Thursday, September 22, 2022 Mauritius Day is a common local holiday in Switzerland
September Equinox
Friday, September 23, 2022 September Equinox in Switzerland (Bern)
St. Nicholas of Flüe
Sunday, September 25, 2022 St. Nicholas of Flüe is a common local holiday in Switzerland
Daylight Saving Time ends
Sunday, October 30, 2022 Daylight Saving Time ends in Switzerland
All Saints' Day
Tuesday, November 1, 2022 All Saints is a public holiday in some areas of Switzerland.
Immaculate Conception
Thursday, December 8, 2022 The Feast of the Immaculate Conception is a Christian observance on December 8 each year.
December Solstice
Wednesday, December 21, 2022 December Solstice in Switzerland (Bern)
Christmas Eve
Saturday, December 24, 2022 Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Day
Sunday, December 25, 2022 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
St. Stephen's Day
Monday, December 26, 2022 The Feast of Saint Stephen is a public holiday in large parts of Switzerland.
New Year's Eve
Saturday, December 31, 2022 New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.
Restoration Day
Saturday, December 31, 2022 Restoration Day is a common local holiday in Switzerland