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Switzerland Public Holidays 2018

This page contains a national calendar of all 2018 public holidays. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates. Scroll down to view the national list or choose your canton’s calendar.

Date Day Holiday Cantons
1 Jan Mon New Year's Day National
2 Jan Tue Saint Berchtold's Day AG, BE, FR, GL, JU,
LU, OW, SH, TG &
VD
6 Jan Sat Epiphany GR, LU, SZ, TI &
UR
1 Mar Thu Republic Day NE
19 Mar Mon St Joseph's Day GR, LU, NW, SZ, TI,
UR & VS
30 Mar Fri Good Friday National except TI & VS
2 Apr Mon Easter Monday National except NE, SO, VS
& ZG
5 Apr Thu Näfelser Fahrt GL
1 May Tue Labour Day BL, BS, JU, LU, NE,
SH, SO, TG, TI &
ZH
10 May Thu Ascension Day National
21 May Mon Whit Monday National except NE, SO, VS
& ZG
31 May Thu Corpus Christi National except AR, BL, BS,
BE, GE, GL, NE, SH,
SG, TG, VD & ZH
23 Jun Sat Independence of Jura JU
29 Jun Fri St Peter and St Paul GR & TI
1 Aug Wed National Day National
15 Aug Wed Assumption Day AG, AI, FR, JU, LU,
NW, OW, SO, SZ, TI,
UR, VS & ZG
6 Sep Thu Jeûne genevois GE
17 Sep Mon Day after the Federal Fast VD
22 Sep Sat St Mauritius AI
25 Sep Tue Brother Klaus Festival OW
1 Nov Thu All Saints' Day National except AR, BL, BS,
BE, GE, GR, NE, SH,
TG, VD & ZH
8 Dec Sat Immaculate Conception AG, AI, FR, GR, LU,
NW, OW, SZ, TI, UR,
VS & ZG
24 Dec Mon Christmas Eve GL
25 Dec Tue Christmas Day National
26 Dec Wed St Stephen's Day National except GE, JU, NE,
SO, VS, VD & ZG
31 Dec Mon Restoration Day GE
31 Dec Mon New Year's Eve GL

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Aargau Neuchâtel
Appenzell Ausserrhoden Nidwalden
Appenzell Innerrhoden Obwalden
Basel-Landschaft Schaffhausen
Basel-Stadt Schwyz
Bern Solothurn
Fribourg St. Gallen
Geneva Thurgau
Glarus Ticino
Graubünden Uri
Jura Valais
Luzern Vaud
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