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Holidays and Observances in Switzerland in 2025

Holidays and Observances in Switzerland in 2025

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1WednesdayNew Year's DayCommon local holidayAll
Jan 2ThursdayBerchtold DayCommon local holiday15 cantons
Jan 6MondayEpiphanyCommon local holidayGR*, SZ, TI, UR
Feb 14FridayValentine's DayObservance 
Mar 1SaturdayRepublic DayCommon local holidayNeuchâtel
Mar 19WednesdaySaint Joseph's DayCommon local holidayLU*, NW, SO*, SZ, TI, UR, VS
Mar 20ThursdayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 30SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Apr 3ThursdayNäfels ProcessionCommon local holidayGlarus
Apr 18FridayGood FridayCommon local holidayAll except TI, VS
Apr 20SundayEaster SundayObservance 
Apr 21MondayEaster MondayCommon local holidayAll except LU, NE
Apr 28MondaySechseläutenObservanceZurich
May 1ThursdayMay DayCommon local holidayBL, BS, JU, SH, ZH
May 1ThursdayMay Day (Half-Day)ObservanceThurgau, Ticino
May 1ThursdayMay Day (Half-Day)Half Day HolidaySolothurn
May 11SundayMothers' DayObservance 
May 29ThursdayAscension DayCommon local holidayAll
Jun 1SundayFathers' DayObservance 
Jun 8SundayPentecostObservanceAll
Jun 9MondayPentecost MondayCommon local holidayAll except NE
Jun 19ThursdayCorpus ChristiCommon local holiday14 cantons
Jun 21SaturdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 23MondayJura Independence DayCommon local holidayJura
Jun 29SundaySt. Peter and St. PaulObservanceTicino
Aug 1FridaySwiss National DayNational holiday 
Aug 15FridayAssumption of MaryCommon local holiday12 cantons
Sep 11ThursdayGenevese FastCommon local holidayGeneva
Sep 13SaturdayKnabenschiessenObservanceZurich
Sep 14SundayKnabenschiessenObservanceZurich
Sep 15MondayKnabenschiessenObservanceZurich
Sep 21SundaySwiss Federal FastObservanceAll except GE
Sep 22MondayFederal Fast MondayCommon local holidayNeuchâtel, Vaud
Sep 22MondayMauritius DayCommon local holidayAI*
Sep 22MondaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Sep 25ThursdaySt. Nicholas of FlüeCommon local holidayObwalden
Oct 26SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Nov 1SaturdayAll Saints' DayCommon local holiday15 cantons
Dec 8MondayImmaculate ConceptionCommon local holiday12 cantons
Dec 21SundayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24WednesdayChristmas EveObservance 
Dec 25ThursdayChristmas DayCommon local holidayAll
Dec 26FridaySt. Stephen's DayCommon local holidayAll except GE, JU, VD
Dec 31WednesdayNew Year's EveObservance 
Dec 31WednesdayRestoration DayCommon local holidayGeneva

* Observed only in part of this canton.

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