01 Jan

New Year’s Day

13 Jan

Coming of Age Day

11 Feb

National Foundation Day

23 Feb

Emperor’s Birthday

24 Feb

Emperor’s Birthday observed

20 Mar

Vernal Equinox Day

29 Apr

Showa Day

03 May

Constitution Memorial Day

04 May

Greenery Day

05 May

Children’s Day

06 May

Constitution Memorial Day (day in lieu)

23 Jul

Marine Day

24 Jul

Health and Sports Day

10 Aug

Mountain Day

21 Sep

Respect for the Aged Day

22 Sep

Autumnal Equinox Day

03 Nov

Culture Day

23 Nov

Labour Thanksgiving Day

The public holiday dates listed above refer to non-working public holidays, whose dates may, in some countries, and some years, differ from the historical / commemorative dates.
In most cases, when a holiday falls on a weekend, the following weekday will be a holiday observance.
Every effort has been made to ensure the above information is correct at time of printing. However, some dates are subject to change and advice should be sought from the embassy concerned.