South Korea Public Holidays

Public holidays are listed here.

Public holiday note

* Holiday is from 9-11 February.

2022

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2022
February
01
Seollal (Lunar New Year)
Start date:
1 February 2022

First, second and third days of Lunar New Year

March
01
Sam Il Jul (Independence Movement Day)
Start date:
1 March 2022
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2022

Not an official public holiday but many companies and financial markets close.

May
05
Orininal (Children's Day)
Start date:
5 May 2022
May
15
Buddha's Birthday
Start date:
15 May 2022
May
30
Memorial Day
Start date:
30 May 2022
August
15
Kwang Bok Jul (Independence Day)
Start date:
15 August 2022
October
03
Kae Chun Jul (National Foundation Day)
Start date:
3 October 2022
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2022
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