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Holidays in Switzerland in 2018


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DateWeekdayHoliday NameHoliday TypeWhere It is Observed
Jan 1MondayNew Year's DayCommon local holidayAll
Jan 2TuesdayBerchtold DayCommon local holiday15 states
Jan 6SaturdayEpiphanyCommon local holidayGR*, SZ, TI, UR
Mar 1ThursdayRepublic DayCommon local holidayNeuchâtel
Mar 19MondaySaint Joseph's DayCommon local holidayGR*, LU*, NW, SO*, SZ, TI, UR, VS, ZG*
Mar 20TuesdayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 25SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Mar 30FridayGood FridayCommon local holidayAll except TI, VS
Apr 1SundayEaster SundayObservance 
Apr 2MondayEaster MondayCommon local holidayAll except NE
Apr 5ThursdayNäfelser FahrtCommon local holidayGlarus
Apr 16MondaySechseläutenObservanceZurich
May 1TuesdayMay DayCommon local holidayAG, BL, BS, FR*, JU, SH, SO*, TG, TI, ZH
May 10ThursdayAscension DayCommon local holidayAll
May 20SundayPentecostObservanceAll
May 21MondayPentecost MondayCommon local holidayAll except NE
May 31ThursdayCorpus ChristiCommon local holiday14 states
Jun 21ThursdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 23SaturdayJura Independence DayCommon local holidayJura
Jun 29FridaySt. Peter and St. PaulCommon local holidayGR*, SO*, TI
Aug 1WednesdaySwiss National DayNational holiday 
Aug 15WednesdayAssumption of MaryCommon local holiday14 states
Sep 6ThursdayJeune GenevoisCommon local holidayGeneva
Sep 8SaturdayKnabenschiessenObservanceZurich
Sep 9SundayKnabenschiessenObservanceZurich
Sep 10MondayKnabenschiessenObservanceZurich
Sep 16SundaySwiss Federal FastCommon local holidayAll except GE
Sep 17MondayFederal Fast MondayCommon local holidayVaud
Sep 22SaturdayMauritius DayCommon local holidayAppenzell Innerrhoden*, Solothurn*
Sep 23SundaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Sep 25TuesdaySt. Nicholas of FlüeCommon local holidayObwalden
Oct 28SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Nov 1ThursdayAll Saints' DayCommon local holiday15 states
Dec 8SaturdayImmaculate ConceptionCommon local holiday12 states
Dec 21FridayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24MondayChristmas EveObservance 
Dec 25TuesdayChristmas DayCommon local holidayAll
Dec 26WednesdaySt. Stephen's DayCommon local holidayAll except GE, JU, VD
Dec 31MondayNew Year's EveObservance 
Dec 31MondayRestoration DayCommon local holidayGeneva

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