New Year's Day -
Monday January 1, 2018
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.
Saturday January 6, 2018
Sunday February 12, 2017
Special Events : This date is being reserved for a potential popular referendum. Depending on popular demand, there may or may not be a referendum on this day.
To view whether and how these dates were used, please go to http://www.admin.ch/ch/f/pore/va/liste.html (French) or http://www.admin.ch/ch/d/pore/va/liste.html (German)
Valentine's Day -
Tuesday February 14, 2017