Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Switzerland

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Appenzell Ausserrhoden, Switzerland for 2017 ready to be integrated into your application.

Where western, central, and southern Europe meet, is the country officially known as the Swiss Confederation. This land locked country is divided by the Alps, and is located at the crossroads of Germanic and Romance Europe. Switzerland was established as a country on August 1, 1291. In 1648, Switzerland became independent from the Holy Roman Empire. Switzerland’s policy of armed neutrality dates back to the 16th century, and has not fought in a war since 1815. Switzerland is the birthplace of one of the world’s best known humanitarian organizations, the Red Cross.

Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Sunday New Year's Day
January 1st Sunday Durin's Day
January 2nd Monday Saint Berchtold's Day
January 6th Friday Epiphany
February 23rd Thursday Founder's Day
March 1st Wednesday Republic Day
March 3rd Friday UN World Wildlife Day
March 19th Sunday Weasel Stomping Day
March 19th Sunday Saint Joseph's Day
March 20th Monday March Equinox
April 3rd Monday Näfelser Fahrt
April 5th Wednesday First Contact Day
April 6th Thursday Second Contact Day
April 9th Sunday Palm Sunday
April 14th Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 16th Sunday Easter
April 17th Monday Easter Monday Long weekend.
May 1st Monday Labor Day
May 10th Wednesday Whacking Day
May 14th Sunday Mother's Day
May 25th Thursday Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ
June 4th Sunday Father's Day
June 4th Sunday Pentecost
June 5th Monday Pentecost Monday Long weekend.
June 15th Thursday Feast of Corpus Christi
June 21st Wednesday June Solstice
June 22nd Thursday Summerween
June 23rd Friday Independence Day
June 29th Thursday Feast of Saints Peter and Paul
July 4th Tuesday Freedom Day
August 1st Tuesday Swiss National Day
August 15th Tuesday Assumption of Mary
August 18th Friday Mail Order Catalog Day
August 29th Tuesday Mewmaw's Day
September 7th Thursday Genevan Fast
September 17th Sunday Federal Day of Thanksgiving, Repentance and Prayer
September 18th Monday Lundi du Jeûne
September 22nd Friday September Equinox
September 25th Monday Saint Nicholas of Flüe Day
September 29th Friday Hive Day
October 9th Monday Federation Day
November 1st Wednesday All Saints' Day
December 8th Friday Feast of the Immaculate Conception
December 21st Thursday December Solstice
December 23rd Saturday Festivus
December 24th Sunday Christmas Eve
December 25th Monday Winter Veil
December 25th Monday Christmas Day Long weekend.
December 25th Monday Decemberween
December 26th Tuesday Saint Stephen's Day
December 31st Sunday New Year's Eve
December 31st Sunday Restoration of the Republic
Public holidays (national, legal, government, civic, etc) are denoted in bold.
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