Japan Public Holidays

Public holidays are listed here.

Public holiday note

Holidays falling on Sunday are observed the following Monday. When there is a single day between two national holidays, it is also taken as a holiday.

2021

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2021
January
11
Coming of Age Day
Start date:
11 January 2021
February
11
National Foundation Day
Start date:
11 February 2021
April
29
Showa Day
Start date:
29 April 2021
May
03
Constitution Memorial Day
Start date:
3 May 2021
May
04
Greenery Day
Start date:
4 May 2021
May
05
Children's Day
Start date:
5 May 2021
July
19
Marine Day
Start date:
19 July 2021
September
20
Respect for the Aged Day
Start date:
20 September 2021
October
11
Health and Sports Day
Start date:
11 October 2021
November
03
Culture Day
Start date:
3 November 2021
November
23
Labour Thanksgiving Day
Start date:
23 November 2021
December
23
Emperor's Birthday
Start date:
23 December 2021
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