Top events in Switzerland

January
29

One of the biggest art expos in Europe, artbygenève is an exciting meeting place for gallery owners, art publishers, artists and art institutions...

February
20

Fancy dress, fireworks and festivities throughout the city.

February
23

The biggest party on the Basel calendar, a three-day non-stop carnival of parties and parades. It begins on the Monday following Ash Wednesday...

Switzerland Public Holidays

Below are Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period.

Public holiday note

There are additional regional holidays which are observed in certain cantons only.

2015

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2015
January
02
Berchtold's Day
Start date:
2 January 2015

May not be observed in certain cantons.

April
03
Good Friday
Start date:
3 April 2015
April
06
Easter Monday
Start date:
6 April 2015
May
14
Ascension Day
Start date:
14 May 2015

May not be observed in certain cantons.

May
25
Whit Monday
Start date:
25 May 2015

May not be observed in certain cantons.

August
01
National Day
Start date:
1 August 2015

May not be observed in certain cantons.

December
24
Christmas Eve
Start date:
24 December 2015
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2015
December
26
Boxing Day
Start date:
26 December 2015
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