Zürich, Switzerland

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Zürich, Switzerland for 2020 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 Wednesday New Year's Day
January 2nd Thursday Saint Berchtold's Day
March 20th Friday March Equinox
April 5th Sunday Palm Sunday
April 10th Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 12th Sunday Easter
April 13th Monday Easter Monday Long weekend.
April 20th Monday Sechselauten Long weekend.
May 1st Friday Labor Day Long weekend.
May 10th Sunday Mother's Day
May 21st Thursday Feast of the Ascension of Jesus Christ
May 31st Sunday Pentecost
June 1st Monday Pentecost Monday Long weekend.
June 7th Sunday Father's Day
June 20th Saturday June Solstice
August 1st Saturday Swiss National Day
September 14th Monday Knabenschiessen Long weekend.
September 20th Sunday Federal Day of Thanksgiving, Repentance and Prayer
September 22nd Tuesday September Equinox
December 21st Monday December Solstice
December 25th Friday Christmas Day Long weekend.
December 26th Saturday Saint Stephen's Day
December 31st Thursday 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="2020" -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": "2020",
})
import { HolidayAPI } from 'holidayapi';
const key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
const holidayApi = new HolidayAPI({ key });
holidayApi.holidays({
  country: 'CH-ZH',
  year: '2020',
});
$key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__';
$holiday_api = new \HolidayAPI\Client(['key' => $key]);
$holidays = $holiday_api->holidays([
  'country' => 'CH-ZH',
  'year' => '2020',
]);
$Body = @{}
$Body.key = "__YOUR_API_KEY__"
$Body.country = "CH-ZH"
$Body.year = "2020"
$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': '2020',
})
require 'ruby-holidayapi'
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = HolidayAPI::V1.new(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'CH-ZH',
  'year': '2020',
})