Public holidays and observances in Japan

Year 2021

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Friday New Year's Day National holiday
January 2 Saturday January 2 Bank Holiday Bank holiday
January 3 Sunday January 3 Bank Holiday Bank holiday
January 11 Monday Coming of Age Day National holiday
February 11 Thursday National Foundation Day National holiday
February 14 Sunday Valentine's Day Observance
February 23 Tuesday Emperor's Birthday National holiday
March 3 Wednesday Dolls' Festival/Girls' Festival Observance
March 20 Saturday Spring Equinox National holiday
March 20 Saturday March equinox Season
April 29 Thursday Sh?wa Day National holiday
May 3 Monday Constitution Memorial Day National holiday
May 4 Tuesday Greenery Day National holiday
May 5 Wednesday Children's Day Observance
June 21 Monday June Solstice Season
July 7 Wednesday Star Festival Observance
July 19 Monday Sea Day National holiday
August 6 Friday Hiroshima Memorial Day Observance
August 9 Monday Nagasaki Memorial Day Observance
August 11 Wednesday Mountain Day National holiday
September 20 Monday Respect for the Aged Day National holiday
September 23 Thursday Autumn Equinox National holiday
September 23 Thursday September equinox Season
October 11 Monday Health and Sports Day National holiday
November 3 Wednesday Culture Day National holiday
November 15 Monday 7-5-3 Day Observance
November 23 Tuesday Labor Thanksgiving Day National holiday
December 22 Wednesday December Solstice Season
December 25 Saturday Christmas Gazetted Holiday
December 31 Friday December 31 Bank Holiday Bank holiday

Year 2022

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Saturday New Year's Day National holiday
January 2 Sunday January 2 Bank Holiday Bank holiday
January 3 Monday January 3 Bank Holiday Bank holiday
January 10 Monday Coming of Age Day National holiday
February 11 Friday National Foundation Day National holiday
February 14 Monday Valentine's Day Observance
February 23 Wednesday Emperor's Birthday National holiday
March 3 Thursday Dolls' Festival/Girls' Festival Observance
March 21 Monday Spring Equinox National holiday
March 21 Monday March equinox Season
April 29 Friday Sh?wa Day National holiday
May 3 Tuesday Constitution Memorial Day National holiday
May 4 Wednesday Greenery Day National holiday
May 5 Thursday Children's Day Observance
June 21 Tuesday June Solstice Season
July 7 Thursday Star Festival Observance
July 18 Monday Sea Day National holiday
August 6 Saturday Hiroshima Memorial Day Observance
August 9 Tuesday Nagasaki Memorial Day Observance
August 11 Thursday Mountain Day National holiday
September 19 Monday Respect for the Aged Day National holiday
September 23 Friday Autumn Equinox National holiday
September 23 Friday September equinox Season
October 10 Monday Health and Sports Day National holiday
November 3 Thursday Culture Day National holiday
November 15 Tuesday 7-5-3 Day Observance
November 23 Wednesday Labor Thanksgiving Day National holiday
December 22 Thursday December Solstice Season
December 25 Sunday Christmas Gazetted Holiday
December 31 Saturday December 31 Bank Holiday Bank holiday

Year 2023

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Sunday New Year's Day National holiday
January 2 Monday New Year's Day observed Public Holiday
January 2 Monday January 2 Bank Holiday Bank holiday
January 3 Tuesday January 3 Bank Holiday Bank holiday
January 9 Monday Coming of Age Day National holiday
February 11 Saturday National Foundation Day National holiday
February 14 Tuesday Valentine's Day Observance
February 23 Thursday Emperor's Birthday National holiday
March 3 Friday Dolls' Festival/Girls' Festival Observance
March 21 Tuesday Spring Equinox National holiday
March 21 Tuesday March equinox Season
April 29 Saturday Sh?wa Day National holiday
May 3 Wednesday Constitution Memorial Day National holiday
May 4 Thursday Greenery Day National holiday
May 5 Friday Children's Day Observance
June 21 Wednesday June Solstice Season
July 7 Friday Star Festival Observance
July 17 Monday Sea Day National holiday
August 6 Sunday Hiroshima Memorial Day Observance
August 9 Wednesday Nagasaki Memorial Day Observance
August 11 Friday Mountain Day National holiday
September 18 Monday Respect for the Aged Day National holiday
September 23 Saturday Autumn Equinox National holiday
September 23 Saturday September equinox Season
October 9 Monday Health and Sports Day National holiday
November 3 Friday Culture Day National holiday
November 15 Wednesday 7-5-3 Day Observance
November 23 Thursday Labor Thanksgiving Day National holiday
December 22 Friday December Solstice Season
December 25 Monday Christmas Gazetted Holiday
December 31 Sunday December 31 Bank Holiday Bank holiday

Year 2024

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Monday New Year's Day National holiday
January 2 Tuesday January 2 Bank Holiday Bank holiday
January 3 Wednesday January 3 Bank Holiday Bank holiday
January 8 Monday Coming of Age Day National holiday
February 11 Sunday National Foundation Day National holiday
February 12 Monday National Foundation Day observed National holiday
February 14 Wednesday Valentine's Day Observance
February 23 Friday Emperor's Birthday National holiday
March 3 Sunday Dolls' Festival/Girls' Festival Observance
March 20 Wednesday Spring Equinox National holiday
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
April 29 Monday Sh?wa Day National holiday
May 3 Friday Constitution Memorial Day National holiday
May 4 Saturday Greenery Day National holiday
May 5 Sunday Children's Day Observance
May 6 Monday Children's Day observed National holiday
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
July 7 Sunday Star Festival Observance
July 15 Monday Sea Day National holiday
August 6 Tuesday Hiroshima Memorial Day Observance
August 9 Friday Nagasaki Memorial Day Observance
August 11 Sunday Mountain Day National holiday
August 12 Monday Mountain Day observed National holiday
September 16 Monday Respect for the Aged Day National holiday
September 22 Sunday September equinox Season
September 22 Sunday Autumn Equinox National holiday
September 23 Monday Autumn Equinox observed National holiday
October 14 Monday Health and Sports Day National holiday
November 3 Sunday Culture Day National holiday
November 4 Monday Culture Day observed National holiday
November 15 Friday 7-5-3 Day Observance
November 23 Saturday Labor Thanksgiving Day National holiday
December 21 Saturday December Solstice Season
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Gazetted Holiday
December 31 Tuesday December 31 Bank Holiday Bank holiday