Japan Public Holidays 2020


Searching for the national holidays in Japan? All public holidays in Japan are treated like Sundays. This means that most of the Japan employees have a day off and all schools are closed on these office holidays. If you are planning a trip to Japan and want to know what the national and regional holidays are, check the details in the tables below.

Holidays in Japan

List of Official Holidays in Japan for Year 2020

# Date Holiday Day
1 January 01, 2020 New Year’s Day Wednesday
2 January 13, 2020 Coming-of-age Day Monday
3 February 11, 2020 National Foundation Day Tuesday
4 February 23, 2020 The Emperor’s Birthday Sunday
5 February 24, 2020 The Emperor’s Birthday Holiday Monday
6 March 20, 2020 Vernal Equinox Day Friday
7 April 29, 2020 Showa Day Wednesday
8 May 03, 2020 Constitution Memorial Day Sunday
9 May 04, 2020 Greenery Day Monday
10 May 05, 2020 Children’s Day Tuesday
11 May 06, 2020 Constitution Memorial Day Wednesday
12 July 23, 2020 Marine Day Thursday
13 July 24, 2020 Health-Sports Day Friday
14 August 10, 2020 Mountain Day Monday
15 August 13, 2020 Obon Thursday
16 August 14, 2020 Obon Friday
17 August 15, 2020 Obon Saturday
18 September 21, 2020 Respect for the Aged Day Monday
19 September 22, 2020 Autumnal Equinox Day Tuesday
20 November 03, 2020 Culture Day Tuesday
21 November 23, 2020 Labour Thanksgiving Day Monday

List of Official Holidays in Japan for Year 2021

# Date Holiday Day
1 January 01, 2021 New Year’s Day Friday
2 January 11, 2021 Coming-of-age Day Monday
3 February 11, 2021 National Foundation Day Thursday
4 February 23, 2021 The Emperor’s Birthday Tuesday
5 March 20, 2021 Vernal Equinox Day Saturday
6 April 29, 2021 Showa Day Thursday
7 May 03, 2021 Constitution Memorial Day Monday
8 May 04, 2021 Greenery Day Tuesday
9 May 05, 2021 Children’s Day Wednesday
10 July 19, 2021 Marine Day Monday
11 August 11, 2021 Mountain Day Wednesday
12 August 13, 2021 Obon Friday
13 August 14, 2021 Obon Saturday
14 August 15, 2021 Obon Sunday
15 September 20, 2021 Respect for the Aged Day Monday
16 September 22, 2021 Autumnal Equinox Day Wednesday
17 October 11, 2021 Health-Sports Day Monday
18 November 03, 2021 Culture Day Wednesday
19 November 23, 2021 Labour Thanksgiving Day Tuesday

Japan Public Holidays

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