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Holidays and Observances in Switzerland in 2022

Holidays and Observances in Switzerland in 2022

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1SaturdayNew Year's DayCommon local holidayAll
Jan 2SundayBerchtold DayCommon local holiday15 cantons
Jan 6ThursdayEpiphanyCommon local holidayGR*, SZ, TI, UR
Feb 14MondayValentine's DayObservance 
Mar 1TuesdayRepublic DayCommon local holidayNeuchâtel
Mar 19SaturdaySaint Joseph's DayCommon local holidayLU*, NW, SO*, SZ, TI, UR, VS
Mar 20SundayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 27SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Apr 7ThursdayNäfelser FahrtCommon local holidayGlarus
Apr 15FridayGood FridayCommon local holidayAll except TI, VS
Apr 17SundayEaster SundayObservance 
Apr 18MondayEaster MondayCommon local holidayAll except NE
Apr 25MondaySechseläutenObservanceZurich
May 1SundayMay DayCommon local holidayAG, BL, BS, FR*, JU, SH, SO*, TG, TI, ZH
May 26ThursdayAscension DayCommon local holidayAll
Jun 5SundayPentecostObservanceAll
Jun 6MondayPentecost MondayCommon local holidayAll except NE
Jun 16ThursdayCorpus ChristiCommon local holiday14 cantons
Jun 21TuesdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 23ThursdayJura Independence DayCommon local holidayJura
Jun 29WednesdaySt. Peter and St. PaulCommon local holidayGR*, SO*, TI
Aug 1MondaySwiss National DayNational holiday 
Aug 15MondayAssumption of MaryCommon local holiday14 cantons
Sep 8ThursdayJeune GenevoisCommon local holidayGeneva
Sep 10SaturdayKnabenschiessenObservanceZurich
Sep 11SundayKnabenschiessenObservanceZurich
Sep 12MondayKnabenschiessenObservanceZurich
Sep 18SundaySwiss Federal FastCommon local holidayAll except GE
Sep 19MondayFederal Fast MondayCommon local holidayVaud
Sep 22ThursdayMauritius DayCommon local holidayAI*, Solothurn*
Sep 23FridaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Sep 25SundaySt. Nicholas of FlüeCommon local holidayObwalden
Oct 30SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Nov 1TuesdayAll Saints' DayCommon local holiday15 cantons
Dec 8ThursdayImmaculate ConceptionCommon local holiday12 cantons
Dec 21WednesdayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24SaturdayChristmas EveObservance 
Dec 25SundayChristmas DayCommon local holidayAll
Dec 26MondaySt. Stephen's DayCommon local holidayAll except GE, JU, VD
Dec 31SaturdayNew Year's EveObservance 
Dec 31SaturdayRestoration DayCommon local holidayGeneva

* Observed only in part of this canton.

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