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Christmas Day in Switzerland

Christmas Day, on December 25, is one of the most festive Christian holidays in many countries around the world. It celebrates Jesus' birth.

Is Christmas Day a Public Holiday?

Christmas Day is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2022, it falls on a Sunday, and some businesses may choose to follow Sunday opening hours.

Many people celebrate Christmas Day with a festive meal.

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About Christmas Day

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Christmas Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday TypeArea
2017MonDec 25Christmas DayCommon local holidayAll
2018TueDec 25Christmas DayCommon local holidayAll
2019WedDec 25Christmas DayCommon local holidayAll
2020FriDec 25Christmas DayCommon local holidayAll
2021SatDec 25Christmas DayCommon local holidayAll
2022SunDec 25Christmas DayCommon local holidayAll
2023MonDec 25Christmas DayCommon local holidayAll
2024WedDec 25Christmas DayCommon local holidayAll
2025ThuDec 25Christmas DayCommon local holidayAll
2026FriDec 25Christmas DayCommon local holidayAll
2027SatDec 25Christmas DayCommon local holidayAll

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