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Holidays in Switzerland in 2017


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DateWeekdayHoliday NameHoliday TypeWhere It is Observed
Jan 1SundayNew Year's DayCommon local holidayAll
Jan 2MondayBerchtold DayCommon local holiday15 states
Jan 6FridayEpiphanyCommon local holidayGR*, SZ, TI, UR
Mar 1WednesdayRepublic DayCommon local holidayNeuchâtel
Mar 19SundaySaint Joseph's DayCommon local holidayGR*, LU*, NW, SO*, SZ, TI, UR, VS, ZG*
Mar 20MondayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 26SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Apr 6ThursdayNäfelser FahrtCommon local holidayGlarus
Apr 14FridayGood FridayCommon local holidayAll except TI, VS
Apr 16SundayEaster SundayObservance 
Apr 17MondayEaster MondayCommon local holidayAll except NE
Apr 24MondaySechseläutenObservanceZurich
May 1MondayMay DayCommon local holidayAG, BL, BS, FR*, JU, SH, SO*, TG, TI, ZH
May 25ThursdayAscension DayCommon local holidayAll
Jun 4SundayPentecostObservanceAll
Jun 5MondayPentecost MondayCommon local holidayAll except NE
Jun 15ThursdayCorpus ChristiCommon local holiday14 states
Jun 21WednesdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 23FridayJura Independence DayCommon local holidayJura
Jun 29ThursdaySt. Peter and St. PaulCommon local holidayGR*, SO*, TI
Aug 1TuesdaySwiss National DayNational holiday 
Aug 15TuesdayAssumption of MaryCommon local holiday14 states
Sep 7ThursdayJeune GenevoisCommon local holidayGeneva
Sep 9SaturdayKnabenschiessenObservanceZurich
Sep 10SundayKnabenschiessenObservanceZurich
Sep 11MondayKnabenschiessenObservanceZurich
Sep 17SundaySwiss Federal FastCommon local holidayAll except GE
Sep 18MondayFederal Fast MondayCommon local holidayVaud
Sep 22FridaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Sep 22FridayMauritius DayCommon local holidayAppenzell Innerrhoden*, Solothurn*
Sep 25MondaySt. Nicholas of FlüeCommon local holidayObwalden
Oct 29SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Nov 1WednesdayAll Saints' DayCommon local holiday15 states
Dec 8FridayImmaculate ConceptionCommon local holiday12 states
Dec 21ThursdayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24SundayChristmas EveObservance 
Dec 25MondayChristmas DayCommon local holidayAll
Dec 26TuesdaySt. Stephen's DayCommon local holidayAll except GE, JU, VD
Dec 31SundayNew Year's EveObservance 
Dec 31SundayRestoration DayCommon local holidayGeneva

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