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2022 Public Holidays in Japan

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There are 16 officially recognized public holidays in Japan.

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.

16 Public Holidays

3 Bank Holidays (Banks and offices are closed)

2 Observance Holidays (Optional festivity)

English name
Date
New Year's DayJanuary 1, 2022
January 2ndJanuary 2, 2022
January 3rdJanuary 3, 2022
Coming of Age DayJanuary 10, 2022
Foundation DayFebruary 11, 2022
Emperor's BirthdayFebruary 23, 2022
Spring Equinox DayMarch 21, 2022
Showa DayApril 29, 2022
Constitution DayMay 3, 2022
Greenery DayMay 4, 2022
Children's DayMay 5, 2022
Marine DayJuly 18, 2022
Mountain DayAugust 11, 2022
Respect-for-the-Aged DaySeptember 19, 2022
Autumnal Equinox DaySeptember 23, 2022
Sports DayOctober 10, 2022
Culture DayNovember 3, 2022
Seven-Five-Three FestivalNovember 15, 2022
Labor Thanksgiving DayNovember 23, 2022
Christmas DayDecember 25, 2022
New Year's EveDecember 31, 2022