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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 next 3 months


Currency: Franc (CHF)
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
Weekend: Saturday & Sunday

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Saturday January 1, 2022New Year's DaySecular holiday
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Saturday January 1, 2022New Year's MarathonSports events
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Monday January 3, 2022Christmas holiday (end)School holidays
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Monday January 3, 2022BerchtoldstagSecular holiday
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Friday February 11, 2022Sports holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Monday February 28, 2022Sports holiday (end)School holidays
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Sunday April 10, 2022Zurich MarathonSports events
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Wednesday April 13, 2022Spring holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Friday April 15, 2022Good FridayCatholic or protestant
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Monday April 18, 2022Easter MondayCatholic or protestant
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Monday April 25, 2022SechseläutenEvents, celebrations...
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Wednesday April 27, 2022Pink Apple FilmfestivalEvents, celebrations...
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Sunday May 1, 2022Labor Day/May DaySecular holiday
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Monday May 2, 2022Spring holiday (end)School holidays
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Wednesday May 25, 2022Ascension holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Thursday May 26, 2022AscensionCatholic or protestant
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Monday May 30, 2022Ascension holiday (end)School holidays
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Friday June 3, 2022Pentecost holiday (beginning)School holidays
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Monday June 6, 2022Whit MondayCatholic or protestant
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Tuesday June 7, 2022Pentecost holiday (end)School holidays
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Sunday June 12, 2022Tour de SuisseSports events
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Wednesday June 22, 2022St AlbanEvents, celebrations...
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Friday July 15, 2022Summer holiday (beginning)School holidays
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New Year's Day

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Saturday January 1, 2022
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New Year's Marathon

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Saturday January 1, 2022
Sports events : Www.neujahrsmarathon.ch/ 2022 edition confirmed

Christmas holiday (end)

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Monday January 3, 2022
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

Dates confirmed till Sep 2025; Further dates are projected dates based on previous years

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Berchtoldstag

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Monday January 3, 2022
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]

Sports holiday (beginning)

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Friday February 11, 2022
School holidays :

Sports holiday (end)

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Monday February 28, 2022
School holidays :

Zurich Marathon

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Sunday April 10, 2022
Sports events : Www.zurichmarathon.ch 2022 edition confirmed

Spring holiday (beginning)

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Wednesday April 13, 2022
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Good Friday

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Friday April 15, 2022
Catholic or protestant : The First Council of Nicaea (a gathering of bishops in the early days of Christianity) wanted to find a day to commemorate the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ. This commemoration had to be linked to Jewish holiday traditions, since the last supper of Christ was believed to be a Jewish Passover meal. But the Jewish calendar is based on lunar and solar cycles, so the Easter celebration had to follow the same calendar.

Easter Monday

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Monday April 18, 2022
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

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Monday April 25, 2022
Culture : Literally means the six o'clock bell toll . Celebrations that end by the burning of the Bloogg effigy at 6pm. only in Zürich

Pink Apple Filmfestival

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Wednesday April 27, 2022
Culture : Www.pinkapple.ch lasts 2 weeks - in Zurich 2022 edition confirmed

Labor Day/May Day

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Sunday May 1, 2022
Secular holiday : Chicago, Saturday May 1st, 1886: 350,000 workers go on strike to call for an 8-hour working day. Industries are paralyzed nationwide. On Monday, as demonstrations go on, the police open fire. On Tuesday, Chicago is again on strike. Following a bomb launched against them, the police shoot again. 12 dead, of which 7 policemen. 8 anarchists will be condemned and executed. In 1889, the Socialist International Movement met in Paris and declared this day international workers' day . The Soviets will follow suit, just as the Nazis. In France, under the Vichy regime (1940-1944), the celebration is renamed Labour Day .

Spring holiday (end)

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Monday May 2, 2022
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Ascension holiday (beginning)

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Wednesday May 25, 2022
School holidays :

Ascension

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Thursday May 26, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Forty days after Easter, always on a Thursday. After his resurrection, Jesus appeared before his disciples and gathered them to tell them to baptize and spread the good word. He then ascended to heaven on a cloud.

Ascension holiday (end)

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Monday May 30, 2022
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Pentecost holiday (beginning)

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Friday June 3, 2022
School holidays :

Whit Monday

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Monday June 6, 2022
Catholic or protestant : Seven weeks after Easter Monday -Marking the day the Holy Spirit entered the disciples left behind and the beginning of their ministry.

Pentecost holiday (end)

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Tuesday June 7, 2022
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Tour de Suisse

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Sunday June 12, 2022
Sports events : Lasts 1 week - www.tourdesuisse.ch/ 2022 edition confirmed

St Alban

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Wednesday June 22, 2022
Culture : The Albanifest , the largest annual festival in a historic town in Switzerland, is named after St Alban, one of the city's four saints, is held here, over three days. Although a recent creation, the festival celebrates the granting of a charter to the town in 1264 by Rudolf of Habsburgh.

Summer holiday (beginning)

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Friday July 15, 2022
School holidays :