Switzerland Public Holidays 2018

There are 24 officially recognized Public Holidays in Switzerland. Public Holiday is usually a non-working day during the current year and it is generally established by law.

These holidays are days of celebration, like the anniversary of a significant historical event (National Holiday), or can be a religious celebration of some kind (Religious Holiday). Also, they can be celebrated locally in some regions of the country (Regional Holiday).

Public Holidays in Switzerland

Public Holidays in Switzerland for 2018

Public HolidayNative NameDateType
New Year's DayNeujahrstag, Jour de l'an, Capodanno01. Jan. 2018🏛 National Holiday
EpiphanyOffenbarung, Épiphanie, Epifania06. Jan. 2018📍 Regional Holiday ?
Republic Day (Neuchâtel)Tag der Republik, Jour de la République, Giorno della Repubblica01. Mar. 2018📍 Regional Holiday ?
St. Joseph's DaySt. Josephs Tag, Saint Joseph, San Giuseppe19. Mar. 2018📍 Regional Holiday ?
Good FridayKarfreitag, Bon vendredi, Buon venerdì30. Mar. 2018📍 Regional Holiday ?
Easter MondayOstermontag, Le lundi de Pâques, La pasquetta02. Apr. 2018📍 Regional Holiday ?
Näfelser Fahrt (Glarus)Näfelser Fahrt03. Apr. 2018📍 Regional Holiday ?
Labour DayTag der Arbeit, Fête du Travail, Giorno lavorativo01. May. 2018📍 Regional Holiday ?
Ascension DayHimmelfahrt, Ascension, Ascensione10. May. 2018🏛 National Holiday
Whit MondayPfingstmontag, lundi de Pentecôte, Lunedì di Pentecoste21. May. 2018📍 Regional Holiday ?
Corpus ChristiFronleichnam, Fête-Dieu, Corpus Domini31. May. 2018📍 Regional Holiday ?
Independence Day (Jura)Tag der Unabhängigkeit, Le jour de l'indépendance, Giorno dell'Indipendenza23. Jun. 2018📍 Regional Holiday ?
Saints Peter and PaulHeilige Peter und Paul, Santi Pietro e Paolo29. Jun. 2018📍 Regional Holiday ?
Swiss National DaySchweizer Nationalfeiertag, Fête Nationale Suisse, Festa nazionale Svizzera01. Aug. 2018🏛 National Holiday
Assumption of MaryMariä Himmelfahrt, Assomption, Assunzione15. Aug. 2018📍 Regional Holiday ?
Jeûne genevois (Geneva)Jeûne genevois03. Sep. 2018📍 Regional Holiday ?
Federal Day of Thanksgiving, Repentance and PrayerErntedankfest, Jour de Thanksgiving, Giorno del Ringraziamento16. Sep. 2018🏛 National Holiday
Lundi du Jeûne (Vaud)Lundi du Jeûne17. Sep. 2018📍 Regional Holiday ?
Saint Nicholas of Flüe Day (Obwalden)Saint Nicholas of Flüe Day25. Sep. 2018📍 Regional Holiday ?
All Saint's DayAllerheiligen, Toussaint, Giorno di Ognissanti01. Nov. 2018📍 Regional Holiday ?
Immaculate ConceptionMariä Empfängnis, Conception Immaculée, Immacolata Concezione08. Dec. 2018📍 Regional Holiday ?
ChristmasWeihnachten, Noël, Natale25. Dec. 2018🏛 National Holiday
St. Stephen's DaySt. Stephen's Day, Santo Stefano26. Dec. 2018📍 Regional Holiday ?
Restoration Day (Geneva)Wiederherstellungs tag, Jour de la restauration, Giorno del restauro31. Dec. 2018📍 Regional Holiday ?

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