Japan Public Holidays

Public Holidays in Japan 2024

There are 21 officially recognized holidays in Japan (16 Public Holidays, 3 Bank Holidays, 2 Observance Holidays)

Public holidays are days of celebration where countries celebrate important historical or religious events. In some cases, there are public holidays which are celebrated exclusively in certain region of the country.
NameNative NameDateType
New Year's Day元日01 Jan 2024
January 2nd銀行休業日02 Jan 2024
January 3rd銀行休業日03 Jan 2024
Coming of Age Day成人の日08 Jan 2024
Foundation Day建国記念の日11 Feb 2024
Foundation Day (substitute day)建国記念の日 (振替休日)12 Feb 2024
Emperor's Birthday天皇誕生日23 Feb 2024
Spring Equinox Day春分の日20 Mar 2024
Showa Day昭和の日29 Apr 2024
Constitution Day憲法記念日03 May 2024
Greenery Dayみどりの日04 May 2024
Children's Dayこどもの日05 May 2024
Children's Day (substitute day)こどもの日 (振替休日)06 May 2024
Marine Day海の日15 Jul 2024
Mountain Day山の日11 Aug 2024
Mountain Day (substitute day)山の日 (振替休日)12 Aug 2024
Respect-for-the-Aged Day敬老の日16 Sep 2024
Autumnal Equinox Day秋分の日22 Sep 2024
Autumnal Equinox Day (substitute day)秋分の日 (振替休日)23 Sep 2024
Sports Dayスポーツの日14 Oct 2024
Culture Day文化の日03 Nov 2024
Culture Day (substitute day)文化の日 (振替休日)04 Nov 2024
Seven-Five-Three Festival七五三15 Nov 2024
Labor Thanksgiving Day勤労感謝の日23 Nov 2024
Christmas Dayノエル25 Dec 2024
New Year's Eve大晦日31 Dec 2024