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Holidays and Observances in Switzerland in 2015

Holidays and Observances in Switzerland in 2015

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1ThursdayNew Year's DayCommon local holidayAll
Jan 2FridayBerchtold DayCommon local holiday15 cantons
Jan 6TuesdayEpiphanyCommon local holidayGR*, SZ, TI, UR
Feb 14SaturdayValentine's DayObservance 
Mar 1SundayRepublic DayCommon local holidayNeuchâtel
Mar 19ThursdaySaint Joseph's DayCommon local holidayGR*, LU*, NW, SO*, SZ, TI, UR, VS, ZG*
Mar 20FridayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 29SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Apr 2ThursdayNäfelser FahrtCommon local holidayGlarus
Apr 3FridayGood FridayCommon local holidayAll except TI, VS
Apr 5SundayEaster SundayObservance 
Apr 6MondayEaster MondayCommon local holidayAll except NE
Apr 13MondaySechseläutenObservanceZurich
May 1FridayMay DayCommon local holidayAG, BL, BS, FR*, JU, SH, SO*, TG, TI, ZH
May 14ThursdayAscension DayCommon local holidayAll
May 24SundayPentecostObservanceAll
May 25MondayPentecost MondayCommon local holidayAll except NE
Jun 4ThursdayCorpus ChristiCommon local holiday14 cantons
Jun 21SundayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 23TuesdayJura Independence DayCommon local holidayJura
Jun 29MondaySt. Peter and St. PaulCommon local holidayGR*, SO*, TI
Aug 1SaturdaySwiss National DayNational holiday 
Aug 15SaturdayAssumption of MaryCommon local holiday14 cantons
Sep 10ThursdayJeune GenevoisCommon local holidayGeneva
Sep 12SaturdayKnabenschiessenObservanceZurich
Sep 13SundayKnabenschiessenObservanceZurich
Sep 14MondayKnabenschiessenObservanceZurich
Sep 20SundaySwiss Federal FastCommon local holidayAll except GE
Sep 21MondayFederal Fast MondayCommon local holidayVaud
Sep 22TuesdayMauritius DayCommon local holidayAppenzell Innerrhoden*, Solothurn*
Sep 23WednesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Sep 25FridaySt. Nicholas of FlüeCommon local holidayObwalden
Oct 25SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Nov 1SundayAll Saints' DayCommon local holiday15 cantons
Dec 8TuesdayImmaculate ConceptionCommon local holiday12 cantons
Dec 22TuesdayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24ThursdayChristmas EveObservance 
Dec 25FridayChristmas DayCommon local holidayAll
Dec 26SaturdaySt. Stephen's DayCommon local holidayAll except GE, JU, VD
Dec 31ThursdayNew Year's EveObservance 
Dec 31ThursdayRestoration DayCommon local holidayGeneva

* Observed only in part of this canton.

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