Japan Public Holidays

Public Holidays in Japan 2023

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 2023
New Year's Day (substitute day)元日 (振替休日)02 Jan 2023
January 2nd銀行休業日02 Jan 2023
January 3rd銀行休業日03 Jan 2023
Coming of Age Day成人の日09 Jan 2023
Foundation Day建国記念の日11 Feb 2023
Emperor's Birthday天皇誕生日23 Feb 2023
Spring Equinox Day春分の日21 Mar 2023
Showa Day昭和の日29 Apr 2023
Constitution Day憲法記念日03 May 2023
Greenery Dayみどりの日04 May 2023
Children's Dayこどもの日05 May 2023
Marine Day海の日17 Jul 2023
Mountain Day山の日11 Aug 2023
Respect-for-the-Aged Day敬老の日18 Sep 2023
Autumnal Equinox Day秋分の日23 Sep 2023
Sports Dayスポーツの日09 Oct 2023
Culture Day文化の日03 Nov 2023
Seven-Five-Three Festival七五三15 Nov 2023
Labor Thanksgiving Day勤労感謝の日23 Nov 2023
Christmas Dayノエル25 Dec 2023
New Year's Eve大晦日31 Dec 2023