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Holidays in Switzerland in 2011


DateWeekdayHoliday nameHoliday typeWhere it is observed
Jan 1SaturdayNew Year's DayCommon Local holidaysAll
Jan 2SundayBerchtold DayCommon Local holidays14 cantons
Jan 6ThursdayEpiphanyCommon Local holidaysGR*, SZ, TI, UR
Mar 19SaturdaySaint Joseph's DayCommon Local holidaysGR*, LU*, NW, SO*, SZ, TI, UR, VS
Mar 20SundayMarch equinoxSeason 
Apr 11MondaySechseläutenObservanceZurich
Apr 22FridayGood FridayCommon Local holidaysAll except TI, VS
Apr 24SundayEaster SundayObservance 
Apr 25MondayEaster MondayCommon Local holidaysAll except VS
May 1SundayMay DayCommon Local holidaysBL, BS, FR*, JU, LU*, SH, SO*, TG, TI, ZH
Jun 2ThursdayAscension DayCommon Local holidaysAll
Jun 12SundayPentecostCommon Local holidaysAll
Jun 13MondayPentecost MondayCommon Local holidaysAll except VS
Jun 21TuesdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 23ThursdayCorpus ChristiCommon Local holidays14 cantons
Jun 29WednesdaySt. Peter and St. PaulCommon Local holidaysGraubünden, Ticino
Aug 1MondaySwiss National DayNational holiday 
Aug 15MondayAssumption of MaryCommon Local holidays14 cantons
Sep 8ThursdayJeune GenevoisCommon Local holidaysGeneva
Sep 10SaturdayKnabenschiessenObservanceZurich
Sep 11SundayKnabenschiessenObservanceZurich
Sep 12MondayKnabenschiessenObservanceZurich
Sep 18SundaySwiss federal fastObservanceAll except GE
Sep 23FridaySeptember equinoxSeason 
Nov 1TuesdayAll Saints' DayCommon Local holidays16 cantons
Dec 8ThursdayImmaculate ConceptionCommon Local holidays13 cantons
Dec 22ThursdayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24SaturdayChristmas EveObservance 
Dec 25SundayChristmas DayCommon Local holidaysAll
Dec 26MondaySt. Stephen's DayCommon Local holidaysAll except JU, VD, VS
Dec 31SaturdayNew Year's EveObservance 
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