Public Holidays in Japan




New Year's Day

1 January

1 January

Coming of Age Day

13 January

11 January

National Foundation Day

11 February

11 February

The Emperor's Birthday

24 February

23 February

Spring Equinox

20 March

20 March

Shôwa Day

29 April

29 April

Constitution Day

3 May

3 May

Greenery Day

4 May

4 May

Children's Day

5 May

5 May

Marine Day

20 July

19 July

Health and Sports Day

24 July

11 October

Mountain Day

10 August

11 August

Respect for the Aged Day

21 September

20 September

Autumn Equinox Day

22 September

22 September

Culture Day

3 November

3 November

Labour Thanksgiving Day

23 November

23 November

*If a public holiday falls on a Sunday, the following Monday becomes a holiday. 

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