List of national public holidays of Switzerland in 2019

This page contains a calendar of all 2019 public holidays for Switzerland. 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 state’s calendar.

Day Date Holiday Notes
Jan. 1, 2019 Jan. 1, 2019 New Year's Day Neujahrstag
Jan. 2, 2019 Jan. 2, 2019 Berchtolds Day Many Cantons
Jan. 6, 2019 Jan. 6, 2019 Three Kings' Day Graubünden, Lucerne, Schwyz, Ticino, Uri
March 1, 2019 March 1, 2019 Republic Day Neuchâtel only
March 19, 2019 March 19, 2019 St. Joseph's Day Graubünden, Lucerne, Nidwalden, Schwyz, Solothurn, Ticino, Uri, Valais only
April 4, 2019 April 4, 2019 Näfelser Fahrt Glarus only. First Thursday in April
April 15, 2019 April 15, 2019 Sechseläuten Afternoon, Zurich only. 3rd Monday in April
April 19, 2019 April 19, 2019 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
April 22, 2019 April 22, 2019 Easter Monday Most Cantons. Monday after Easter Sunday
May 1, 2019 May 1, 2019 Labour Day International Workers Day. Holiday in 11 cantons
May 12, 2019 May 12, 2019 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
May 30, 2019 May 30, 2019 Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
June 1, 2019 June 1, 2019 Father's Day 1st Sunday in June
June 10, 2019 June 10, 2019 Whit Monday Most cantons
June 20, 2019 June 20, 2019 Corpus Christi Several cantons
June 23, 2019 June 23, 2019 Fête d'Indépendance Jura only
June 29, 2019 June 29, 2019 Saint Peter and Saint Paul Graubünden, Ticino only
Aug. 1, 2019 Aug. 1, 2019 National Day Bundesfeier
Aug. 15, 2019 Aug. 15, 2019 Assumption Day Several cantons
Sept. 5, 2019 Sept. 5, 2019 Jeûne genevois Geneva only. Thursday after 1st Sunday in September
Sept. 9, 2019 Sept. 9, 2019 Knabenschiessen Afternoon, Zurich only. Monday after 2nd weekend in September
Sept. 15, 2019 Sept. 15, 2019 Swiss Federal Fast All regions except Geneva. Third Sunday in September
Sept. 16, 2019 Sept. 16, 2019 Bettagsmontag Bern, Neuchâtel, Vaud. Monday after 3rd Sunday in September
Sept. 25, 2019 Sept. 25, 2019 Saint Nicholas of Flüe Obwalden only
Nov. 1, 2019 Nov. 1, 2019 All Saints' Day Many Cantons
Dec. 8, 2019 Dec. 8, 2019 Immaculate Conception Day Regional Holiday
Dec. 25, 2019 Dec. 25, 2019 Christmas Day
Dec. 26, 2019 Dec. 26, 2019 St. Stephen's Day Most cantons
Dec. 31, 2019 Dec. 31, 2019 Restoration Day Geneva only. Commemorates the re-establishment of Geneva as a republic in 1813