Asian Guides

2022 Public Holidays in South Korea

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There are 11 officially recognized public holidays in South Korea.

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.

11 Public Holidays

1 Observance Holidays (Optional festivity)

English name
Date
New Year's DayJanuary 1, 2022
Korean New YearFebruary 1, 2022
Independence Movement DayMarch 1, 2022
Children's DayMay 5, 2022
Buddha's BirthdayMay 8, 2022
Memorial DayJune 6, 2022
Constitution DayJuly 17, 2022
Liberation DayAugust 15, 2022
Korean ThanksgivingSeptember 10, 2022
National Foundation DayOctober 3, 2022
Hangul DayOctober 9, 2022
Christmas DayDecember 25, 2022