Public Holidays in Japan 2016

Japan Calendar Jan.- Jun.

JAN
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FEB
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MAR
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APR
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MAY
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JUN
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  • New Year’s Day 元旦
    January 1st
  • Coming-of-Age Day 成人の日
    January 11th (Second Monday of January)
  • National Foundation Day 建国記念日
    February 11th
  • Vernal Equinox Day 春分の日
    March 20th
  • Substitution for Vernal Equinox Day 春分の日の振替休日
    March 21st
  • Showa Day 昭和の日
    April 29th
  • Constitution Day 憲法記念日
    May 3rd
  • Greenery Day みどりの日
    May 4th
  • Children’s Day こどもの日
    May 5th

Japan Calendar Jul.- Dec.

JULY
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AUG
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SEPT
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OCT
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NOV
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DEC
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  • Marine Day 海の日
    July 18th (Third Monday of July)
  • Mountain Day 山の日
    August 11th
  • Respect-for-the-Aged Day 敬老の日
    September 19th (Third Monday of September)
  • Autumnal Equinox Day 秋分の日
    September 22nd
  • Health and Sports Day 体育の日
    October 10th (Second Monday of October)
  • Culture Day 文化の日
    November 3rd
  • Labor Thanksgiving Day 勤労感謝の日
    November 23rd
  • The Emperor's Birthday 天皇誕生日
    December 23rd

Conversion table (Western or Gregorian calendar year to Japanese calendar year)

Christian era Japanese era
2010Heisei 22
2011Heisei 23
2012Heisei 24
2013Heisei 25
2014Heisei 26
2015Heisei 27
2016Heisei 28
2017Heisei 29
2018Heisei 30
2019Heisei 31
2020Heisei 32

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Note

  1. The current Japanese era is Heisei.Year 2016 is Heisei 28.
  2. Mountain Day will be observed as a new public holiday starting in 2016.
  3. In Japan, holidays that fall on a Sunday are observed on the following weekday.
  4. The public holiday law provides to make a day falls between two national holidays as a public holiday(People's Holiday).
  5. Japan cabinet office website  「Act on National Holidays」