Top events in Switzerland

July
17

Summer evenings in Zurich are enlivened with a season of films shown at an outdoor cinema in a lovely lakeside setting. Top movies feature each...

July
18

A very popular four-day open-air music festival on Bern's own Gurten mountain. More than 60 live acts and 60 DJs representing everything from pop...

July
19

The Paleo Music Festival is one of the biggest events of its kind in the country and attracts musicians and music fans from across the world....

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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