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Switzerland Public Holidays 2020

See also: 2020 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 2020 official public holidays (gesetzliche Feiertage), 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 official public holidays (gesetzliche Feiertage) in 2020 is:


Date Weekday Public Holiday Observance
Wednesday New Year's Day
Thursday Saint Berchtold's Day (AG BE FR* GL* JU LU NW* OW* SG* SH* SO* TG VD VS* ZG* ZH) regional
Monday Epiphany (SZ TI UR) regional
Sunday Republic Day (NE) regional
Thursday 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
Friday 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
Tuesday Jurassic Plebiscite Commemoration (JU) regional
Monday St. Peter and St. Paul (TI) regional
Saturday National Day
Saturday 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
Friday Bruderklausenfest (OW) regional
Sunday All Saints' Day (AG AI FR GL JU LU NW OW SG SO SZ TI VS ZG) regional
Tuesday Immaculate Conception (AG AI FR LU NW OW SZ TI UR VS ZG) regional
Friday Christmas Day
Saturday Saint Stephen's Day (AG BE BL BS FR* GL GR LU NW* OW* SG SH SO* SZ TG TI VS* ZG* ZH) regional
Thursday 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.