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.

Public holidays are days of celebration where countries celebrate important historical or religious events. In some cases, there are public holidays which are celebrated exclusively in certain region of the country.

NameNative NameDateType
New Year’s DayNeujahrstag, Jour de l’an, Capodanno01. Jan. 2020 National Holiday
EpiphanyOffenbarung, Épiphanie, Epifania06. Jan. 2020 Regional Holiday
Republic Day (Neuchâtel)Tag der Republik, Jour de la République, Giorno della Repubblica01. Mar. 2020 Regional Holiday
St. Joseph’s DaySt. Josephs Tag, Saint Joseph, San Giuseppe19. Mar. 2020 Regional Holiday
Näfelser Fahrt (Glarus)Näfelser Fahrt03. Apr. 2020 Regional Holiday
Good FridayKarfreitag, Bon vendredi, Buon venerdì10. Apr. 2020 Regional Holiday
Easter MondayOstermontag, Le lundi de Pâques, La pasquetta13. Apr. 2020 Regional Holiday
Labour DayTag der Arbeit, Fête du Travail, Giorno lavorativo01. May. 2020 Regional Holiday
Ascension DayHimmelfahrt, Ascension, Ascensione21. May. 2020 National Holiday
Whit MondayPfingstmontag, lundi de Pentecôte, Lunedì di Pentecoste01. Jun. 2020 Regional Holiday
Corpus ChristiFronleichnam, Fête-Dieu, Corpus Domini11. Jun. 2020 Regional Holiday
Independence Day (Jura)Tag der Unabhängigkeit, Le jour de l’indépendance, Giorno dell’Indipendenza23. Jun. 2020 Regional Holiday
Saints Peter and PaulHeilige Peter und Paul, Santi Pietro e Paolo29. Jun. 2020 Regional Holiday
Swiss National DaySchweizer Nationalfeiertag, Fête Nationale Suisse, Festa nazionale Svizzera01. Aug. 2020 National Holiday
Assumption of MaryMariä Himmelfahrt, Assomption, Assunzione15. Aug. 2020 Regional Holiday
Jeûne genevois (Geneva)Jeûne genevois07. Sep. 2020 Regional Holiday
Federal Day of Thanksgiving, Repentance and PrayerErntedankfest, Jour de Thanksgiving, Giorno del Ringraziamento20. Sep. 2020 National Holiday
Lundi du Jeûne (Vaud)Lundi du Jeûne21. Sep. 2020 Regional Holiday
Saint Nicholas of Flüe Day (Obwalden)Saint Nicholas of Flüe Day25. Sep. 2020 Regional Holiday
All Saint’s DayAllerheiligen, Toussaint, Giorno di Ognissanti01. Nov. 2020 Regional Holiday
Immaculate ConceptionMariä Empfängnis, Conception Immaculée, Immacolata Concezione08. Dec. 2020 Regional Holiday
ChristmasWeihnachten, Noël, Natale25. Dec. 2020 National Holiday
St. Stephen’s DaySt. Stephen’s Day, Santo Stefano26. Dec. 2020 Regional Holiday
Restoration Day (Geneva)Wiederherstellungs tag, Jour de la restauration, Giorno del restauro31. Dec. 2020 Regional Holiday