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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 holidaysAll
Jan 2TuesdayBerchtold DayCommon local holidays15 cantons
Jan 6SaturdayEpiphanyCommon local holidaysGR*, SZ, TI, UR
Mar 1ThursdayRepublic DayCommon local holidaysNeuchâtel
Mar 19MondaySaint Joseph's DayCommon local holidaysGR*, LU*, NW, SO*, SZ, TI, UR, VS, ZG*
Mar 20TuesdayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 30FridayGood FridayCommon local holidaysAll except TI, VS
Apr 1SundayEaster SundayObservance 
Apr 2MondayEaster MondayCommon local holidaysAll except NE
Apr 5ThursdayNäfelser FahrtCommon local holidaysGlarus
Apr 16MondaySechseläutenObservanceZurich
May 1TuesdayMay DayCommon local holidaysAG, BL, BS, FR*, JU, SH, SO*, TG, TI, ZH
May 10ThursdayAscension DayCommon local holidaysAll
May 20SundayPentecostObservanceAll
May 21MondayPentecost MondayCommon local holidaysAll except NE
May 31ThursdayCorpus ChristiCommon local holidays14 cantons
Jun 21ThursdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 23SaturdayJura Independence DayCommon local holidaysJura
Jun 29FridaySt. Peter and St. PaulCommon local holidaysGR*, SO*, TI
Aug 1WednesdaySwiss National DayNational holiday 
Aug 15WednesdayAssumption of MaryCommon local holidays14 cantons
Sep 6ThursdayJeune GenevoisCommon local holidaysGeneva
Sep 8SaturdayKnabenschiessenObservanceZurich
Sep 9SundayKnabenschiessenObservanceZurich
Sep 10MondayKnabenschiessenObservanceZurich
Sep 16SundaySwiss Federal FastCommon local holidaysAll except GE
Sep 17MondayFederal Fast MondayCommon local holidaysVaud
Sep 22SaturdayMauritius DayCommon local holidaysAppenzell Innerrhoden, Solothurn
Sep 23SundaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Sep 25TuesdaySt. Nicholas of FlüeCommon local holidaysObwalden
Nov 1ThursdayAll Saints' DayCommon local holidays15 cantons
Dec 8SaturdayImmaculate ConceptionCommon local holidays12 cantons
Dec 21FridayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24MondayChristmas EveObservance 
Dec 25TuesdayChristmas DayCommon local holidaysAll
Dec 26WednesdaySt. Stephen's DayCommon local holidaysAll except GE, JU, VD
Dec 31MondayNew Year's EveObservance 
Dec 31MondayRestoration DayCommon local holidaysGeneva

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