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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 holidaysAll
Jan 2MondayBerchtold DayCommon Local holidays14 cantons
Jan 6FridayEpiphanyCommon Local holidaysGR*, SZ, TI, UR
Mar 19SundaySaint Joseph's DayCommon Local holidaysGR*, LU*, NW, SO*, SZ, TI, UR, VS
Mar 20MondayMarch equinoxSeason 
Apr 14FridayGood FridayCommon Local holidaysAll except TI, VS
Apr 16SundayEaster SundayObservance 
Apr 17MondayEaster MondayCommon Local holidaysAll except VS
Apr 24MondaySechseläutenObservanceZurich
May 1MondayMay DayCommon Local holidaysBL, BS, FR*, JU, LU*, SH, SO*, TG, TI, ZH
May 25ThursdayAscension DayCommon Local holidaysAll
Jun 4SundayPentecostCommon Local holidaysAll
Jun 5MondayPentecost MondayCommon Local holidaysAll except VS
Jun 15ThursdayCorpus ChristiCommon Local holidays14 cantons
Jun 21WednesdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 29ThursdaySt. Peter and St. PaulCommon Local holidaysGraubünden, Ticino
Aug 1TuesdaySwiss National DayNational holiday 
Aug 15TuesdayAssumption of MaryCommon Local holidays14 cantons
Sep 7ThursdayJeune GenevoisCommon Local holidaysGeneva
Sep 9SaturdayKnabenschiessenObservanceZurich
Sep 10SundayKnabenschiessenObservanceZurich
Sep 11MondayKnabenschiessenObservanceZurich
Sep 17SundaySwiss federal fastObservanceAll except GE
Sep 22FridaySeptember equinoxSeason 
Nov 1WednesdayAll Saints' DayCommon Local holidays16 cantons
Dec 8FridayImmaculate ConceptionCommon Local holidays13 cantons
Dec 21ThursdayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24SundayChristmas EveObservance 
Dec 25MondayChristmas DayCommon Local holidaysAll
Dec 26TuesdaySt. Stephen's DayCommon Local holidaysAll except JU, VD, VS
Dec 31SundayNew Year's EveObservance 

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