Public holidays and observances in Korea

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 Buddha's Birthday National holiday
May 8 Sunday Parents' Day Observance
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

Year 2023

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Sunday New Year's Day National holiday
January 21 Saturday Seollal Holiday Public Holiday
January 23 Monday Seollal Public Holiday
January 23 Monday Seollal Holiday Public Holiday
February 14 Tuesday Valentine's Day Observance
March 1 Wednesday Independence Movement Day National holiday
March 21 Tuesday March equinox Season
April 5 Wednesday Arbor Day Observance
May 1 Monday Labor Day Public Holiday
May 5 Friday Children's Day Observance
May 8 Monday Parents' Day Observance
May 15 Monday Teacher's Day Observance
May 26 Friday Buddha's Birthday National holiday
June 6 Tuesday Memorial Day Local observance
June 21 Wednesday June Solstice Season
July 17 Monday Constitution Day Public Holiday
August 15 Tuesday Liberation Day National holiday
September 23 Saturday September equinox Season
September 28 Thursday Chuseok Holiday Public Holiday
September 29 Friday Chuseok Public Holiday
September 30 Saturday Chuseok Holiday Public Holiday
October 1 Sunday Armed Forces Day Observance
October 3 Tuesday National Foundation Day National holiday
October 9 Monday Hangeul Proclamation Day National holiday
October 31 Tuesday Halloween Observance
December 22 Friday December Solstice Season
December 24 Sunday Christmas Eve Silent Day
December 25 Monday Christmas Day National holiday
December 31 Sunday New Year's Eve Observance

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