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Good Friday in Switzerland

Many Christians around the world observe Good Friday on the Friday before Easter Sunday. It commemorates Jesus Christ’s Passion, crucifixion and death, which is told in the Christian bible. It is the day after Maundy Thursday.

Good Friday commemorates Jesus' death on the cross.
Good Friday commemorates Jesus' death on the cross.
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Good Friday Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday TypeWhere It is Observed
FriApr 22010Good FridayCommon Local holidaysAll except TI, VS
FriApr 222011Good FridayCommon Local holidaysAll except TI, VS
FriApr 62012Good FridayCommon Local holidaysAll except TI, VS
FriMar 292013Good FridayCommon Local holidaysAll except TI, VS
FriApr 182014Good FridayCommon Local holidaysAll except TI, VS
FriApr 32015Good FridayCommon Local holidaysAll except TI, VS
FriMar 252016Good FridayCommon Local holidaysAll except TI, VS
FriApr 142017Good FridayCommon Local holidaysAll except TI, VS
FriMar 302018Good FridayCommon Local holidaysAll except TI, VS
FriApr 192019Good FridayCommon Local holidaysAll except TI, VS
FriApr 102020Good FridayCommon Local holidaysAll except TI, VS

Quick Facts

Good Friday is a global Christian observance two days before Easter Sunday.

Good Friday 2017

Friday, April 14, 2017 (All except Ticino, Valais)

Good Friday 2018

Friday, March 30, 2018 (All except Ticino, Valais)

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