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Swiss Federal Fast in Switzerland

Is Swiss Federal Fast a Public Holiday?

Swiss Federal Fast is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2019 it falls on a Sunday. Due to this, some businesses may choose to follow Sunday opening hours.

Swiss Federal Fast Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday TypeArea
2010SunSep 19Swiss Federal FastCommon local holidayAll except GE
2011SunSep 18Swiss Federal FastCommon local holidayAll except GE
2012SunSep 16Swiss Federal FastCommon local holidayAll except GE
2013SunSep 15Swiss Federal FastCommon local holidayAll except GE
2014SunSep 21Swiss Federal FastCommon local holidayAll except GE
2015SunSep 20Swiss Federal FastCommon local holidayAll except GE
2016SunSep 18Swiss Federal FastCommon local holidayAll except GE
2017SunSep 17Swiss Federal FastCommon local holidayAll except GE
2018SunSep 16Swiss Federal FastCommon local holidayAll except GE
2019SunSep 15Swiss Federal FastCommon local holidayAll except GE
2020SunSep 20Swiss Federal FastCommon local holidayAll except GE

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