Top events in Switzerland

October
29

The Basel Autumn Fair, the country's biggest and oldest funfair, is all about fairground rides and culinary treats.

November
05

This event features some of the best and latest feature films, short films, TV series, transmedia work and digital content, along with...

November
24

The atmospheric Basel Christmas Market is a wonderful place to find hand-made products and traditional delicacies.

Switzerland Public Holidays

Public holidays are listed here.

Public holiday note

There are additional regional holidays which are observed in certain cantons only.

2022

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2022
January
02
Berchtold's Day
Start date:
2 January 2022

May not be observed in certain cantons.

April
15
Good Friday
Start date:
15 April 2022
April
18
Easter Monday
Start date:
18 April 2022
May
26
Ascension Day
Start date:
26 May 2022

May not be observed in certain cantons.

June
06
Whit Monday
Start date:
6 June 2022

May not be observed in certain cantons.

August
01
National Day
Start date:
1 August 2022

May not be observed in certain cantons.

December
24
Christmas Eve
Start date:
24 December 2022
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2022
December
26
Boxing Day
Start date:
26 December 2022
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