South Korea Public Holidays

Public Holidays in South Korea 2024

There are 12 officially recognized holidays in South Korea (11 Public Holidays, 1 Observance Holiday)

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 Day신정01 Jan 2024
Korean New Year설날10 Feb 2024
Independence Movement Day3·1절01 Mar 2024
Children's Day어린이날05 May 2024
Buddha's Birthday석가탄신일15 May 2024
Memorial Day현충일06 Jun 2024
Constitution Day제헌절17 Jul 2024
Liberation Day광복절15 Aug 2024
Korean Thanksgiving추석17 Sep 2024
National Foundation Day개천절03 Oct 2024
Hangul Day한글날09 Oct 2024
Christmas Day기독탄신일25 Dec 2024