Switzerland Holidays 2017 Public Holidays and Observances

Switzerland Holidays 2017 Public Holidays and Observances

List of Switzerland Holidays 2017. All you need to know about Public Holidays and Observances in Switzerland.

Date
Weekday
Holiday name
Holiday type
Where

Jan 1
Sunday
New Year’s Day
Common Local holidays
All

Jan 2
Monday
Berchtold Day
Common Local holidays
14 cantons

Jan 6
Friday
Epiphany
Common Local holidays
GR*, SZ, TI, UR

Mar 19
Sunday
Saint Joseph’s Day
Common Local holidays
GR*, LU*, NW, SO*, SZ, TI, UR, VS

Mar 20
Monday
March equinox
Season

Apr 14
Friday
Good Friday
Common Local holidays
All except TI, VS

Apr 16
Sunday
Easter Sunday
Observance

Apr 17
Monday
Easter Monday
Common Local holidays
All except VS

Apr 24
Monday
Sechseläuten
Observance
Zurich

May 1
Monday
May Day
Common Local holidays
BL, BS, FR*, JU, LU*, SH, SO*, TG, TI, ZH

May 25
Thursday
Ascension Day
Common Local holidays
All

Jun 4
Sunday
Pentecost
Common Local holidays
All

Jun 5
Monday
Pentecost Monday
Common Local holidays
All except VS

Jun 15
Thursday
Corpus Christi
Common Local holidays
14 cantons

Jun 21
Wednesday
June Solstice
Season

Jun 29
Thursday
St. Peter and St. Paul
Common Local holidays
Graubünden, Ticino

Aug 1
Tuesday
Swiss National Day
National holiday

Aug 15
Tuesday
Assumption of Mary
Common Local holidays
14 cantons

Sep 7
Thursday
Jeune Genevois
Common Local holidays
Geneva

Sep 9
Saturday
Knabenschiessen
Observance
Zurich

Sep 10
Sunday
Knabenschiessen
Observance
Zurich

Sep 11
Monday
Knabenschiessen
Observance
Zurich

Sep 17
Sunday
Swiss federal fast
Observance
All except GE

Sep 22
Friday
September equinox
Season

Nov 1
Wednesday
All Saints’ Day
Common Local holidays
16 cantons

Dec 8
Friday
Immaculate Conception
Common Local holidays
13 cantons

Dec 21
Thursday
December Solstice
Season

Dec 24
Sunday
Christmas Eve
Observance

Dec 25
Monday
Christmas Day
Common Local holidays
All

Dec 26
Tuesday
St. Stephen’s Day
Common Local holidays
All except JU, VD, VS

Dec 31
Sunday
New Year’s Eve
Observance

Holidays Switzerland 2016 Public Holidays and Observances
Holidays Switzerland 2017 Public Holidays and Observances

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