Public holidays and observances in Korea

Year 2024

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Monday New Year's Day National holiday
February 9 Friday Seollal Holiday Public Holiday
February 10 Saturday Seollal Public Holiday
February 12 Monday Seollal Holiday Public Holiday
February 14 Wednesday Valentine's Day Observance
March 1 Friday Independence Movement Day National holiday
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
April 5 Friday Arbor Day Observance
May 1 Wednesday Labor Day Public Holiday
May 5 Sunday Children's Day Observance
May 8 Wednesday Parents' Day Observance
May 15 Wednesday Buddha's Birthday National holiday
May 15 Wednesday Teacher's Day Observance
June 6 Thursday Memorial Day Local observance
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
July 17 Wednesday Constitution Day Public Holiday
August 15 Thursday Liberation Day National holiday
September 16 Monday Chuseok Holiday Public Holiday
September 17 Tuesday Chuseok Public Holiday
September 18 Wednesday Chuseok Holiday Public Holiday
September 22 Sunday September equinox Season
October 1 Tuesday Armed Forces Day Observance
October 3 Thursday National Foundation Day National holiday
October 9 Wednesday Hangeul Proclamation Day National holiday
October 31 Thursday Halloween Observance
December 21 Saturday December Solstice Season
December 24 Tuesday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day National holiday
December 31 Tuesday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2025

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday New Year's Day National holiday
January 28 Tuesday Seollal Holiday Public Holiday
January 29 Wednesday Seollal Public Holiday
January 30 Thursday Seollal Holiday Public Holiday
February 14 Friday Valentine's Day Observance
March 1 Saturday Independence Movement Day National holiday
March 20 Thursday March equinox Season
April 5 Saturday Arbor Day Observance
May 1 Thursday Labor Day Public Holiday
May 5 Monday Children's Day Observance
May 5 Monday Buddha's Birthday National holiday
May 8 Thursday Parents' Day Observance
May 15 Thursday Teacher's Day Observance
June 6 Friday Memorial Day Local observance
June 21 Saturday June Solstice Season
July 17 Thursday Constitution Day Public Holiday
August 15 Friday Liberation Day National holiday
September 23 Tuesday September equinox Season
October 1 Wednesday Armed Forces Day Observance
October 3 Friday National Foundation Day National holiday
October 5 Sunday Chuseok Holiday Public Holiday
October 6 Monday Chuseok Public Holiday
October 7 Tuesday Chuseok Holiday Public Holiday
October 9 Thursday Hangeul Proclamation Day National holiday
October 31 Friday Halloween Observance
December 22 Monday December Solstice Season
December 24 Wednesday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Thursday Christmas Day National holiday
December 31 Wednesday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2026

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Thursday New Year's Day National holiday
February 14 Saturday Valentine's Day Observance
February 16 Monday Seollal Holiday Public Holiday
February 17 Tuesday Seollal Public Holiday
February 18 Wednesday Seollal Holiday Public Holiday
March 1 Sunday Independence Movement Day National holiday
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
April 5 Sunday Arbor Day Observance
May 1 Friday Labor Day Public Holiday
May 5 Tuesday Children's Day Observance
May 8 Friday Parents' Day Observance
May 15 Friday Teacher's Day Observance
May 24 Sunday Buddha's Birthday National holiday
June 6 Saturday Memorial Day Local observance
June 21 Sunday June Solstice Season
July 17 Friday Constitution Day Public Holiday
August 15 Saturday Liberation Day National holiday
September 23 Wednesday September equinox Season
September 24 Thursday Chuseok Holiday Public Holiday
September 25 Friday Chuseok Public Holiday
September 26 Saturday Chuseok Holiday Public Holiday
October 1 Thursday Armed Forces Day Observance
October 3 Saturday National Foundation Day National holiday
October 9 Friday Hangeul Proclamation Day National holiday
October 31 Saturday Halloween Observance
December 22 Tuesday December Solstice Season
December 24 Thursday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Friday Christmas Day National holiday
December 31 Thursday New Year's Eve Observance

Year 2027

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Friday New Year's Day National holiday
February 5 Friday Seollal Holiday Public Holiday
February 6 Saturday Seollal Public Holiday
February 8 Monday Seollal Holiday Public Holiday
February 14 Sunday Valentine's Day Observance
March 1 Monday Independence Movement Day National holiday
March 21 Sunday March equinox Season
April 5 Monday Arbor Day Observance
May 1 Saturday Labor Day Public Holiday
May 5 Wednesday Children's Day Observance
May 8 Saturday Parents' Day Observance
May 13 Thursday Buddha's Birthday National holiday
May 15 Saturday Teacher's Day Observance
June 6 Sunday Memorial Day Local observance
June 21 Monday June Solstice Season
July 17 Saturday Constitution Day Public Holiday
August 15 Sunday Liberation Day National holiday
September 14 Tuesday Chuseok Holiday Public Holiday
September 15 Wednesday Chuseok Public Holiday
September 16 Thursday Chuseok Holiday Public Holiday
September 23 Thursday September equinox Season
October 1 Friday Armed Forces Day Observance
October 3 Sunday National Foundation Day National holiday
October 9 Saturday Hangeul Proclamation Day National holiday
October 31 Sunday Halloween Observance
December 22 Wednesday December Solstice Season
December 24 Friday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Saturday Christmas Day National holiday
December 31 Friday New Year's Eve Observance