Public holidays and observances in Switzerland

Year 2019

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Tuesday New Year's Day National holiday
January 2 Wednesday Berchtold Day Bank holiday
January 6 Sunday Epiphany Common Local holiday
March 19 Tuesday Saint Joseph's Day Observance
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
April 15 Monday Sechseläuten Observance
April 19 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 22 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
May 1 Wednesday May Day National holiday
May 30 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
June 9 Sunday Pentecost Christian holiday
June 10 Monday Pentecost Monday Common Local holiday
June 20 Thursday Corpus Christi Common Local holiday
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
June 29 Saturday St. Peter and St. Paul Common Local holiday
August 1 Thursday Swiss National Day National holiday
August 15 Thursday Assumption of Mary Common Local holiday
September 5 Thursday Jeune Genevois Common Local holiday
September 7 Saturday Knabenschiessen Observance
September 8 Sunday Knabenschiessen Observance
September 9 Monday Knabenschiessen Observance
September 15 Sunday Swiss federal fast Observance
September 23 Monday September equinox Season
November 1 Friday All Saints' Day Silent Day
December 8 Sunday Immaculate Conception National holiday
December 22 Sunday December Solstice Season
December 24 Tuesday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Thursday St. Stephen's Day National holiday
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2020

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday New Year's Day National holiday
January 2 Thursday Berchtold Day Bank holiday
January 6 Monday Epiphany Common Local holiday
March 19 Thursday Saint Joseph's Day Observance
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
April 10 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 12 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 13 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
April 20 Monday Sechseläuten Observance
May 1 Friday May Day National holiday
May 21 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
May 31 Sunday Pentecost Christian holiday
June 1 Monday Pentecost Monday Common Local holiday
June 11 Thursday Corpus Christi Common Local holiday
June 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
June 29 Monday St. Peter and St. Paul Common Local holiday
August 1 Saturday Swiss National Day National holiday
August 15 Saturday Assumption of Mary Common Local holiday
September 10 Thursday Jeune Genevois Common Local holiday
September 12 Saturday Knabenschiessen Observance
September 13 Sunday Knabenschiessen Observance
September 14 Monday Knabenschiessen Observance
September 20 Sunday Swiss federal fast Observance
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
November 1 Sunday All Saints' Day Silent Day
December 8 Tuesday Immaculate Conception National holiday
December 21 Monday December Solstice Season
December 24 Thursday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Friday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Saturday St. Stephen's Day National holiday
December 31 Thursday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2021

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Friday New Year's Day National holiday
January 2 Saturday Berchtold Day Bank holiday
January 6 Wednesday Epiphany Common Local holiday
March 1 Monday Republic Day Public Holiday
March 19 Friday Saint Joseph's Day Observance
March 20 Saturday March equinox Season
March 28 Sunday Daylight Saving Time starts Daylight Saving Time
April 1 Thursday Näfelser Fahrt Common Local holiday
April 2 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 4 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 5 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
April 19 Monday Sechseläuten Observance
May 1 Saturday May Day National holiday
May 13 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
May 23 Sunday Pentecost Christian holiday
May 24 Monday Pentecost Monday Common Local holiday
June 3 Thursday Corpus Christi Common Local holiday
June 21 Monday June Solstice Season
June 23 Wednesday Jura Independence Day Common Local holiday
June 29 Tuesday St. Peter and St. Paul Common Local holiday
August 1 Sunday Swiss National Day National holiday
August 15 Sunday Assumption of Mary Common Local holiday
September 9 Thursday Jeune Genevois Common Local holiday
September 11 Saturday Knabenschiessen Observance
September 12 Sunday Knabenschiessen Observance
September 13 Monday Knabenschiessen Observance
September 19 Sunday Swiss federal fast Observance
September 20 Monday Federal Fast Monday Common Local holiday
September 22 Wednesday Mauritius Day Common Local holiday
September 22 Wednesday September equinox Season
September 25 Saturday St. Nicholas of Flüe Common Local holiday
October 31 Sunday Daylight Saving Time ends Daylight Saving Time
November 1 Monday All Saints' Day Silent Day
December 8 Wednesday Immaculate Conception National holiday
December 21 Tuesday December Solstice Season
December 24 Friday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Saturday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Sunday St. Stephen's Day National holiday
December 31 Friday Restoration Day National holiday
December 31 Friday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2022

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Saturday New Year's Day National holiday
January 2 Sunday Berchtold Day Bank holiday
January 6 Thursday Epiphany Common Local holiday
March 1 Tuesday Republic Day Public Holiday
March 19 Saturday Saint Joseph's Day Observance
March 20 Sunday March equinox Season
March 27 Sunday Daylight Saving Time starts Daylight Saving Time
April 7 Thursday Näfelser Fahrt Common Local holiday
April 15 Friday Good Friday Silent Day
April 17 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 18 Monday Easter Monday National holiday
April 25 Monday Sechseläuten Observance
May 1 Sunday May Day National holiday
May 26 Thursday Ascension Day National holiday
June 5 Sunday Pentecost Christian holiday
June 6 Monday Pentecost Monday Common Local holiday
June 16 Thursday Corpus Christi Common Local holiday
June 21 Tuesday June Solstice Season
June 23 Thursday Jura Independence Day Common Local holiday
June 29 Wednesday St. Peter and St. Paul Common Local holiday
August 1 Monday Swiss National Day National holiday
August 15 Monday Assumption of Mary Common Local holiday
September 8 Thursday Jeune Genevois Common Local holiday
September 10 Saturday Knabenschiessen Observance
September 11 Sunday Knabenschiessen Observance
September 12 Monday Knabenschiessen Observance
September 18 Sunday Swiss federal fast Observance
September 19 Monday Federal Fast Monday Common Local holiday
September 22 Thursday Mauritius Day Common Local holiday
September 23 Friday September equinox Season
September 25 Sunday St. Nicholas of Flüe Common Local holiday
October 30 Sunday Daylight Saving Time ends Daylight Saving Time
November 1 Tuesday All Saints' Day Silent Day
December 8 Thursday Immaculate Conception National holiday
December 21 Wednesday December Solstice Season
December 24 Saturday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Sunday Christmas Day National holiday
December 26 Monday St. Stephen's Day National holiday
December 31 Saturday Restoration Day National holiday
December 31 Saturday New Year's Eve Observance