WORLD PREMIERE! Our new site school-holidays.net displays updated vacation dates in 550 regions of the world
flag flag flag flag flag flag flag flag flag flag flag flag flag flag flag flag
1970 - 2070: bank-holidays.com brings together a century's data (either archived or projected). With our Corporate alerts service, stay in tune! A global site for local information
Facebook Facebook
The business world's No-Go Days!

Switzerland (Zürich) : public and bank holidays, closure of banks, stock exchanges, school vacations

link

Switzerland (Zürich) : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the current 2 months



For local celebrations, please check the related canton entry.
Internet domain: .ch - Telephone code: +41 - International dialing code: 00 - GMT offset: +1 (DST: yes)
European Truck Ban: 22:00 to 05:00 week nights, 00:00 to 24:00 on Sundays, public holidays & vacations departures/returns
Currency: Franc (CHF) ... Convert here!
Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

IF YOU NEED TRANSLATION INTO THIS COUNTRY's LANGUAGE(S):
German (90 million speakers in 5 countries), French (150 million speakers in 30 countries), Italian (65 million speakers in 4 countries), vernaculars, Romanche (0.6 million speakers) ...
Contact edit!



Name Date Kind More
Berchtoldstag**Thursday January 2, 2020Secular holiday 
view more
Christmas holiday (end)**Monday January 6, 2020School holidays 
view more
Salsa Festival Switzerland**Thursday February 20, 2020Culture 
view more
spring holiday (beginning)Wednesday April 8, 2020School holidays 
view more
Easter**Sunday April 12, 2020Catholic or protestant 
view more
Easter Monday*Monday April 13, 2020Catholic or protestant 
view more
Sechseläuten**Monday April 20, 2020Culture 
view more
Zurich Marathon*Sunday April 26, 2020Sports events 
view more
Pink Apple Filmfestival**Tuesday April 28, 2020Culture 
view more

New Year's Day -
Friday January 1, 2021

Secular holiday : In order to set the calendar right, the Roman senate, in 153 BC, declared January 1 to be the beginning of the new year. But tampering continued until Julius Caesar, in 46 BC, established what has come to be known as the Julian Calendar. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday


New Year's Marathon -
Friday January 1, 2021

Sports events : Www.neujahrsmarathon.ch/ 2020 edition confirmed


Berchtoldstag -
Thursday January 2, 2020

Secular holiday : A derivation of Middle High German berhttac or berhteltac, which translated the Greek epiphanias Only in Zurich, Bern, Luzern, Glarus, Zug, Freiburg, Solothurn, Schaffhau, Aarhau, Thurgau, Waadt. Also concerns Neuenburg and Jura if New Year fell on a Sunday [Wikipedia]


Christmas holiday (end) -
Monday January 6, 2020

School holidays : Www.stadt-zuerich.ch
issued by the Ministry of Education
study programs are not aligned with the requirements of the Bologna Process
PISA ranking (average 493): 506
Schooling is mandatory till age 16
Usually no school on Saturday
No uniform required
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich ranking: Times Higher Education #22/QS ranking #10/Shanghai #19
confirmed till Aug 2020


Salsa Festival Switzerland -
Thursday February 20, 2020

Culture : Www.salsafestival.ch lasts 3 days - 2020 season confirmed


Spring holiday (beginning) -
Wednesday April 8, 2020

School holidays :


Easter -
Sunday April 12, 2020

Catholic or protestant : Not a paid holiday


Easter Monday -
Monday April 13, 2020

Catholic or protestant : In the year 325, the Council of Nicée determined a date fo Easter. Full Moon would fall the 14th day of a moon month (1). Easter would be marked by the dominical letter(2)and the epactus(3). With the establishment of the equinox ne variatur on March 21, algorithms where elaborated to attribuate a date for Easter whatever the year.
Time between two consecutive new moons: 20 days 12 hours 44 minutes 2.8 - Gives a letter code for the year's calendar Age of the moon on January 1st, minus one unity, 0 being the new moon's age.


Sechseläuten -
Monday April 20, 2020

Culture : Literally means the six o'clock bell toll . Celebrations that end by the burning of the Bloogg effigy at 6pm. only in Zürich


Zurich Marathon -
Sunday April 26, 2020

Sports events : Www.zurichmarathon.ch 2020 edition confirmed


Pink Apple Filmfestival -
Tuesday April 28, 2020

Culture : Www.pinkapple.ch lasts 2 weeks - in Zurich 2020 edition confirmed