Zürich, Switzerland

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Zürich, Switzerland for 2019 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.

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Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Tuesday New Year's Day
January 2nd Wednesday Saint Berchtold's Day
March 20th Wednesday March Equinox
April 14th Sunday Palm Sunday
April 15th Monday Sechselauten Long weekend.
April 19th Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 21st Sunday Easter
April 22nd Monday Easter Monday Long weekend.
May 1st Wednesday Labor Day
May 12th Sunday Mother's Day
May 30th Thursday Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ
June 2nd Sunday Father's Day
June 9th Sunday Pentecost
June 10th Monday Pentecost Monday Long weekend.
June 21st Friday June Solstice
August 1st Thursday Swiss National Day
September 9th Monday Knabenschiessen Long weekend.
September 15th Sunday Federal Day of Thanksgiving, Repentance and Prayer
September 23rd Monday September Equinox
December 22nd Sunday December Solstice
December 25th Wednesday Christmas Day
December 26th Thursday Saint Stephen's Day
December 31st Tuesday New Year's Eve
Public holidays (national, legal, government, civic, etc) are denoted in bold.
Holiday data for far-reaching years is subject to change due to laws and government decrees.
Long weekends are based on non-working days and not Saturday and Sunday explicitly.

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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
GET /v1/holidays
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$ curl -G -d country="CH-ZH" -d year="2019" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"
import "github.com/joshtronic/go-holidayapi"
hapi := holidayapi.NewV1("__YOUR_API_KEY__")
holidays, err := hapi.Holidays(map[string]interface{}{
  "country": "CH-ZH",
  "year": "2019",
})
import { HolidayAPI } from 'holidayapi';
const key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
const holidayApi = new HolidayAPI({ key });
holidayApi.holidays({
  country: 'CH-ZH',
  year: '2019',
});
$key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__';
$holiday_api = new \HolidayAPI\Client(['key' => $key]);
$holidays = $holiday_api->holidays([
  'country' => 'CH-ZH',
  'year' => '2019',
]);
$Body = @{}
$Body.key = "__YOUR_API_KEY__"
$Body.country = "CH-ZH"
$Body.year = "2019"
$Result = Invoke-RestMethod -Uri $Url -Body $Body
$Result.holidays
import holidayapi
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = holidayapi.v1(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'CH-ZH',
  'year': '2019',
})
require 'ruby-holidayapi'
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = HolidayAPI::V1.new(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'CH-ZH',
  'year': '2019',
})