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Pentecost 2024 in Switzerland

Pentecost is a Christian holiday commemorating the descent of the Holy Ghost upon the disciples of Jesus Christ, according to the New Testament of the Bible. It is also known as Whitsunday, or Whit Sunday.

Is Pentecost a Public Holiday?

Pentecost is not a public holiday. It falls on Sunday, May 19, 2024 and most businesses follow regular Sunday opening hours in Switzerland.

According to Christian texts, the Holy Spirit, often symbolized by a dove, descended on the apostles who received the gift of tongues. Pentecost celebrates this event.


About Pentecost

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Pentecost Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday TypeArea
2019SunJun 9PentecostObservanceAll
2020SunMay 31PentecostObservanceAll
2021SunMay 23PentecostObservanceAll
2022SunJun 5PentecostObservanceAll
2023SunMay 28PentecostObservanceAll
2024SunMay 19PentecostObservanceAll
2025SunJun 8PentecostObservanceAll
2026SunMay 24PentecostObservanceAll
2027SunMay 16PentecostObservanceAll
2028SunJun 4PentecostObservanceAll
2029SunMay 20PentecostObservanceAll

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