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Switzerland Public Holidays 2019

See also: 2019 public holidays in Austria, EFTA, EMEA, Europe, France, Germany, Italy, Liechtenstein, OECD and worldwide.

Switzerland public holidays by region: Aargau (AG), Appenzell Ausserrhoden (AR), Appenzell Innerrhoden (AI), Basel-Landschaft (BL), Basel-Stadt (BS), Bern (BE), Fribourg (FR), Geneva (GE), Glarus (GL), Graubünden (GR), Jura (JU), Lucerne (LU), Neuchâtel (NE), Nidwalden (NW), Obwalden (OW), Schaffhausen (SH), Schwyz (SZ), Solothurn (SO), St. Gallen (SG), Thurgau (TG), Ticino (TI), Uri (UR), Valais (VS), Vaud (VD), Zug (ZG), Zürich (ZH).

This page contains the list of Switzerland 2019 public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, non-working national holidays, and sectorial holidays. The public holidays listing on this page is also accessible via our free Android and iPhone/iPad mobile apps. The full qppstudio worldwide public holidays database for 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of Switzerland public holidays in 2019 is:


Date Weekday Public Holiday Observance
Tuesday New Year's Day
Wednesday Saint Berchtold's Day (AG BE FR* GL* JU LU NW* OW* SG* SH* SO* TG VD VS* ZG* ZH) regional
Sunday Epiphany (SZ TI UR) regional
Friday Republic Day (NE) regional
Tuesday Saint Joseph's Day (NW SO SZ TI UR VS) regional
Thursday Näfelser Fahrtfest (GL) regional
Friday Good Friday (AG AI AR BE BL BS FR GE GL GR JU LU NE NW OW SG SH SO SZ TG UR VD ZG ZH) regional
Monday Easter Monday (AG AI AR BE BL BS FR* GE GL GR JU LU NW* OW* SG SH SO* SZ TG TI UR VD VS* ZG* ZH) regional
Wednesday Labour Day (AG BL BS JU NE SH SO* TG TI ZH) regional
Thursday Ascension Day (Auffahrt)
Monday Whit Monday (AG AI AR BE BL BS FR* GE GL GR JU LU NW* OW* SG SH SO* SZ TG TI UR VD VS* ZG* ZH) regional
Thursday Corpus Christi (Fronleichnam) (AG AI FR JU LU NE NW OW SO SZ TI UR VS ZG) regional
Sunday Jurassic Plebiscite Commemoration (JU) regional
Saturday St. Peter and St. Paul (TI) regional
Thursday National Day
Thursday Assumption (AG AI FR JU LU NW OW SO SZ TI UR VS ZG) regional
Thursday Jeûne Genevois (GE) regional
Monday Day after the Federal Fast (VD) regional
Wednesday Bruderklausenfest (OW) regional
Friday All Saints' Day (AG AI FR GL JU LU NW OW SG SO SZ TI VS ZG) regional
Sunday Immaculate Conception (AG AI FR LU NW OW SZ TI UR VS ZG) regional
Wednesday Christmas Day
Thursday Saint Stephen's Day (AG AI AR BE BL BS FR* GL GR LU NW* OW* SG SH SO* SZ TG TI UR VS* ZG* ZH) regional
Tuesday Restoration Day (GE) regional

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Recent Switzerland Public Holidays News and Updates


Below is a list of recent news and updates related to Switzerland public holidays, national holidays, government holidays and bank holidays (note that this newsfeed is delayed by 30 days).

Global Holidays Observed in Switzerland (beta)


Below is the list of global holidays observed as non-working public holidays in Switzerland, with the dates of these global holidays for the next 10 years (2019-2029).

Switzerland Background Information and Links



Switzerland Regional Abbreviations


Below is a list of the Switzerland regional abbreviations, used for regional public holidays, in the table above.