Home   Calendar   Holidays   Switzerland   Assumption of Mary
Flag for Switzerland

Assumption of Mary in Switzerland

The Christian feast day of the Assumption of Mary celebrates the belief that God assumed the Virgin Mary into Heaven following her death.

Is Assumption of Mary a Public Holiday?

Assumption of Mary is a public holiday in 12 cantons, where it is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

The feast day of the Assumption of Mary commemorates the Virgin Mary's assumption into heaven.

©iStockphoto.com/benedek

About Assumption of Mary

Read more about Assumption of Mary.

Assumption of Mary Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday TypeArea
2017TueAug 15Assumption of MaryCommon local holiday14 cantons
2018WedAug 15Assumption of MaryCommon local holiday14 cantons
2019ThuAug 15Assumption of MaryCommon local holiday14 cantons
2020SatAug 15Assumption of MaryCommon local holiday14 cantons
2021SunAug 15Assumption of MaryCommon local holiday12 cantons
2022MonAug 15Assumption of MaryCommon local holiday12 cantons
2023TueAug 15Assumption of MaryCommon local holiday12 cantons
2024ThuAug 15Assumption of MaryCommon local holiday12 cantons
2025FriAug 15Assumption of MaryCommon local holiday12 cantons
2026SatAug 15Assumption of MaryCommon local holiday12 cantons
2027SunAug 15Assumption of MaryCommon local holiday12 cantons

While we diligently research and update our holiday dates, some of the information in the table above may be preliminary. If you find an error, please let us know.