South Korea Public Holidays 2019


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

Holidays in South Korea

List of Official Holidays in South Korea for Year 2019

# Date Holiday Day
1 January 01, 2019 New Year’s Day Tuesday
2 February 04, 2019 Korean New Year Holiday Monday
3 February 05, 2019 Korean New Year Tuesday
4 February 06, 2019 Korean New Year Holiday Wednesday
5 March 01, 2019 March 1st Movement Friday
6 May 01, 2019 Labour Day Wednesday
7 May 05, 2019 Children’s Day Sunday
8 May 06, 2019 Children’s Day (in lieu) Monday
9 May 12, 2019 Buddha’s Birthday Sunday
10 June 06, 2019 Memorial Day Thursday
11 July 17, 2019 Constitution Day Wednesday
12 August 15, 2019 Liberation Day Thursday
13 September 12, 2019 Harvest Festival Holiday Thursday
14 September 13, 2019 Harvest Festival Friday
15 September 14, 2019 Harvest Festival Holiday Saturday
16 October 03, 2019 National Foundation Day Thursday
17 October 09, 2019 Hangeul Day Wednesday
18 December 25, 2019 Christmas Day Wednesday

List of Official Holidays in South Korea for Year 2020

# Date Holiday Day
1 January 01, 2020 New Year’s Day Wednesday
2 January 24, 2020 Korean New Year Holiday Friday
3 January 25, 2020 Korean New Year Saturday
4 January 26, 2020 Korean New Year Holiday Sunday
5 March 01, 2020 March 1st Movement Sunday
6 April 30, 2020 Buddha’s Birthday Thursday
7 May 01, 2020 Labour Day Friday
8 May 05, 2020 Children’s Day Tuesday
9 June 06, 2020 Memorial Day Saturday
10 July 17, 2020 Constitution Day Friday
11 August 15, 2020 Liberation Day Saturday
12 September 30, 2020 Harvest Festival Holiday Wednesday
13 October 01, 2020 Harvest Festival Thursday
14 October 02, 2020 Harvest Festival Friday
15 October 03, 2020 National Foundation Day Saturday
16 October 09, 2020 Hangeul Day Friday
17 December 25, 2020 Christmas Day Friday

List of Official Holidays in South Korea for Year 2021

# Date Holiday Day
1 January 01, 2021 New Year’s Day Friday
2 February 11, 2021 Korean New Year Holiday Thursday
3 February 12, 2021 Korean New Year Friday
4 February 13, 2021 Korean New Year Holiday Saturday
5 March 01, 2021 March 1st Movement Monday
6 May 01, 2021 Labour Day Saturday
7 May 05, 2021 Children’s Day Wednesday
8 May 19, 2021 Buddha’s Birthday Wednesday
9 June 06, 2021 Memorial Day Sunday
10 July 17, 2021 Constitution Day Saturday
11 August 15, 2021 Liberation Day Sunday
12 September 20, 2021 Harvest Festival Holiday Monday
13 September 21, 2021 Harvest Festival Tuesday
14 September 22, 2021 Harvest Festival Holiday Wednesday
15 October 03, 2021 National Foundation Day Sunday
16 October 09, 2021 Hangeul Day Saturday
17 December 25, 2021 Christmas Day Saturday

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