Top events in Switzerland

March
03

The Geneva International Motor Show is an annual auto exhibition dating back to 1905. It often features modern supercars, alternative-powered...

March
10

A vibrant pre-lenten carnival celebration bringing 50,000 people out into the streets of Bern.

March
19

This international jazz festival draws leading artists in jazz, blues and gospel with concerts and events in venues throughout the city.

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.

2017

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2017
January
02
Berchtold's Day
Start date:
2 January 2017
April
14
Good Friday
Start date:
14 April 2017
April
17
Easter Monday
Start date:
17 April 2017
May
25
Ascension Day
Start date:
25 May 2017
June
05
Whit Monday
Start date:
5 June 2017
August
01
National Day
Start date:
1 August 2017
December
24
Christmas Eve
Start date:
24 December 2017
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2017
December
26
Boxing Day
Start date:
26 December 2017