List of national public holidays of Switzerland in 2020

This page contains a calendar of all 2020 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, 2020 Jan. 1, 2020 New Year's Day Neujahrstag
Jan. 2, 2020 Jan. 2, 2020 Berchtolds Day Many cantons
Jan. 6, 2020 Jan. 6, 2020 Three Kings Day Graubünden, Lucerne, Schwyz, Ticino, Uri
March 1, 2020 March 1, 2020 Republic Day Neuchâtel only
March 19, 2020 March 19, 2020 St. Joseph's Day Graubünden, Lucerne, Nidwalden, Schwyz, Solothurn, Ticino, Uri, Valais only
April 2, 2020 April 2, 2020 Näfelser Fahrt Glarus only. First Thursday in April
April 10, 2020 April 10, 2020 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday
April 13, 2020 April 13, 2020 Easter Monday Most Cantons. Monday after Easter Sunday
April 20, 2020 April 20, 2020 Sechseläuten Afternoon, Zurich only. 3rd Monday in April
May 1, 2020 May 1, 2020 Labour Day International Workers Day. Holiday in 11 cantons
May 10, 2020 May 10, 2020 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
May 21, 2020 May 21, 2020 Ascension Day 40 days after Easter
June 1, 2020 June 1, 2020 Whit Monday All regions except Valais. Also Known as Pentecost Monday
June 7, 2020 June 7, 2020 Father's Day 1st Sunday in June
June 11, 2020 June 11, 2020 Corpus Christi Several cantons
June 23, 2020 June 23, 2020 Fête d'Indépendance Jura only
June 29, 2020 June 29, 2020 Saint Peter and Saint Paul Graubünden, Ticino only
Aug. 1, 2020 Aug. 1, 2020 National Day Bundesfeier
Aug. 15, 2020 Aug. 15, 2020 Assumption Day Several cantons
Sept. 10, 2020 Sept. 10, 2020 Jeûne genevois Geneva only. Thursday after 1st Sunday in September
Sept. 14, 2020 Sept. 14, 2020 Knabenschiessen Afternoon, Zurich only. Monday after 2nd weekend in September
Sept. 20, 2020 Sept. 20, 2020 Swiss Federal Fast All regions except Geneva. Third Sunday in September
Sept. 21, 2020 Sept. 21, 2020 Bettagsmontag Bern, Neuchâtel, Vaud. Monday after 3rd Sunday in September
Sept. 25, 2020 Sept. 25, 2020 Saint Nicholas of Flüe Obwalden only
Nov. 1, 2020 Nov. 1, 2020 All Saints' Day Many Cantons
Dec. 8, 2020 Dec. 8, 2020 Immaculate Conception Day Regional Holiday
Dec. 25, 2020 Dec. 25, 2020 Christmas Day
Dec. 26, 2020 Dec. 26, 2020 St. Stephen's Day Most cantons
Dec. 31, 2020 Dec. 31, 2020 Restoration Day Geneva only. Commemorates the re-establishment of Geneva as a republic in 1813