Public Holidays in Switzerland

Public Holiday Dates 2019

Some public holidays are specific to certain cantons and Catholic holidays are only official in the cantons of Lucerne and Zug. The Jeûne Genevois (Geneva Fast) on the Thursday following the first Sunday in September is celebrated in Geneva only, while the rest of Switzerland has the day off for the Jeûne Fédéral (Federal Fast) on a Monday 10 days later.

Day Date Holiday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Sunday
Friday
Tuesday
Thursday
Monday
Friday
Monday
Wednesday
Sunday
Thursday
Saturday
Monday
Thursday
Sunday
Saturday
Thursday
Thursday
Thursday
Monday
Sunday
Monday
Wednesday
Friday
Sunday
Wednesday
Thursday
Tuesday
January 01
January 02
January 06
March 01
March 19
April 04
April 08
April 19
April 22
May 01
May 12
May 30
June 01
June 10
June 20
June 23
June 29
August 01
August 15
September 05
September 09
September 15
September 16
September 25
November 01
December 08
December 25
December 26
December 31
New Year’s Day
Berchtolds Day
Three Kings’ Day
Republic Day
St. Joseph’s Day
Näfelser Fahrt
Sechseläuten
Good Friday
Easter Monday
Labour Day
Mother’s Day
Ascension Day
Father’s Day
Whit Monday
Corpus Christi
Fête d’Indépendance
Saint Peter and Saint Paul
National Day
Assumption Day
Jeûne genevois
Knabenschiessen
Swiss Federal Fast
Bettagsmontag
Saint Nicholas of Flüe
All Saints’ Day
Immaculate Conception Day
Christmas Day
St. Stephen’s Day
Restoration Day

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