Public holidays and observances in Korea

Year 2019

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Tuesday New Year's Day National holiday
February 4 Monday Seollal Holiday Day 1 National holiday
February 5 Tuesday Seollal Holiday Day 2 National holiday
February 6 Wednesday Seollal Holiday Day 3 National holiday
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
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 12 Thursday Mid-Autumn Festival Day 1 National holiday
September 13 Friday Mid-Autumn Festival Day 2 National holiday
September 14 Saturday Mid-Autumn Festival Day 3 National holiday
September 23 Monday 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
December 22 Sunday 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 2020

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday New Year's Day National holiday
January 24 Friday Seollal Holiday Day 1 National holiday
January 25 Saturday Seollal Holiday Day 2 National holiday
January 27 Monday Seollal Holiday Day 3 National 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
June 6 Saturday Memorial Day Local observance
June 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
July 17 Friday Constitution Day Public Holiday
August 15 Saturday Liberation Day National holiday
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
September 30 Wednesday Mid-Autumn Festival Day 1 National holiday
October 1 Thursday Mid-Autumn Festival Day 2 National holiday
October 1 Thursday Armed Forces Day Observance
October 2 Friday Mid-Autumn Festival Day 3 National holiday
October 3 Saturday National Foundation Day National holiday
October 9 Friday Hangeul Proclamation Day National holiday
December 21 Monday 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 2021

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Friday New Year's Day National holiday
February 11 Thursday Seollal Holiday Public Holiday
February 12 Friday Seollal Public Holiday
February 13 Saturday Seollal Holiday Public Holiday
February 14 Sunday Valentine's Day Observance
March 1 Monday Independence Movement Day National holiday
March 20 Saturday 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 15 Saturday Teacher's Day Observance
May 19 Wednesday Buddha's Birthday National holiday
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 20 Monday Chuseok Holiday Public Holiday
September 21 Tuesday Chuseok Public Holiday
September 22 Wednesday 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

Year 2022

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Saturday New Year's Day National holiday
January 31 Monday Seollal Holiday Public Holiday
February 1 Tuesday Seollal Public Holiday
February 2 Wednesday Seollal Holiday Public Holiday
February 14 Monday Valentine's Day Observance
March 1 Tuesday Independence Movement Day National holiday
March 21 Monday March equinox Season
April 5 Tuesday Arbor Day Observance
May 1 Sunday Labor Day Public Holiday
May 5 Thursday Children's Day Observance
May 8 Sunday Parents' Day Observance
May 8 Sunday Buddha's Birthday National holiday
May 15 Sunday Teacher's Day Observance
June 6 Monday Memorial Day Local observance
June 21 Tuesday June Solstice Season
July 17 Sunday Constitution Day Public Holiday
August 15 Monday Liberation Day National holiday
September 9 Friday Chuseok Holiday Public Holiday
September 10 Saturday Chuseok Public Holiday
September 11 Sunday Chuseok Holiday Public Holiday
September 23 Friday September equinox Season
October 1 Saturday Armed Forces Day Observance
October 3 Monday National Foundation Day National holiday
October 9 Sunday Hangeul Proclamation Day National holiday
October 31 Monday Halloween Observance
December 22 Thursday December Solstice Season
December 24 Saturday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Sunday Christmas Day National holiday
December 31 Saturday New Year's Eve Observance