Public holidays and observances in Japan

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 March equinox Season
March 20 Wednesday Spring Equinox National holiday
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 Autumn Equinox National holiday
September 22 Sunday September equinox Season
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

Year 2025

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday New Year's Day National holiday
January 2 Thursday January 2 Bank Holiday Bank holiday
January 3 Friday January 3 Bank Holiday Bank holiday
January 13 Monday Coming of Age Day National holiday
February 11 Tuesday National Foundation Day National holiday
February 14 Friday Valentine's Day Observance
February 23 Sunday Emperor's Birthday National holiday
February 24 Monday Emperor's Birthday observed National holiday
March 3 Monday Dolls' Festival/Girls' Festival Observance
March 20 Thursday March equinox Season
March 20 Thursday Spring Equinox National holiday
April 29 Tuesday Sh?wa Day National holiday
May 3 Saturday Constitution Memorial Day National holiday
May 4 Sunday Greenery Day National holiday
May 5 Monday Children's Day Observance
May 6 Tuesday Greenery Day observed National holiday
June 21 Saturday June Solstice Season
July 7 Monday Star Festival Observance
July 21 Monday Sea Day National holiday
August 6 Wednesday Hiroshima Memorial Day Observance
August 9 Saturday Nagasaki Memorial Day Observance
August 11 Monday Mountain Day National holiday
September 15 Monday Respect for the Aged Day National holiday
September 23 Tuesday Autumn Equinox National holiday
September 23 Tuesday September equinox Season
October 13 Monday Health and Sports Day National holiday
November 3 Monday Culture Day National holiday
November 15 Saturday 7-5-3 Day Observance
November 23 Sunday Labor Thanksgiving Day National holiday
November 24 Monday Labor Thanksgiving Day observed National holiday
December 22 Monday December Solstice Season
December 25 Thursday Christmas Gazetted Holiday
December 31 Wednesday December 31 Bank Holiday Bank holiday

Year 2026

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

Year 2027

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 21 Sunday March equinox Season
March 21 Sunday Spring Equinox National holiday
March 22 Monday Spring Equinox observed National holiday
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