Japan Public Holidays 2021

Japan Public Holidays 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
    January 1
    元日
  • Coming of age Day
    January 11
    Second Monday in January
    成人の日
  • National Foundation Day
    February 11
    建国記念の日
  • Emperor's Birthday
    February 23
    天皇誕生日
  • Vernal Equinox Day
    March 20
    春分の日
  • Shōwa Day
    April 29
    昭和の日
  • Constitution Memorial Day
    May 3
    憲法記念日
  • Greenery Day
    May 4
    みどりの日
  • Children's Day
    May 5
    こどもの日

Japan Public Holidays Jul–Dec

Jul
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Aug
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Sep
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Oct
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12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31
Nov
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123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930
Dec
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1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
262728293031
  • Marine Day
    July 22
    Third Monday in July
    海の日
    (date changed only for 2021)
  • Health and Sports Day
    July 23
    The second Monday in October
    スポーツの日
    (date changed only for 2021)
  • Mountain Day
    August 8 (Observed on August 9)
    山の日
    (date changed only for 2021)
  • Respect for the Aged Day
    September 20
    Third Monday in September
    敬老の日
  • Autumnal Equinox Day
    September 23
    秋分の日
  • Culture Day
    November 3
    文化の日
  • Labour Thanksgiving Day
    November 23
    勤労感謝の日

Japan Public Holidays

New Year's Day
(元日)
January 1
Coming of age Day
(成人の日)
January 11
Second Monday in January
National Foundation Day
(建国記念の日)
February 11
Emperor's Birthday
(天皇誕生日)
February 23
Vernal Equinox Day
(春分の日)
March 20
Shōwa Day
(昭和の日)
April 29
Constitution Memorial Day
(憲法記念日)
May 3
Greenery Day
(みどりの日)
May 4
Children's Day
(こどもの日)
May 5
Marine Day
(海の日)
July 22
Third Monday in July
(date changed only for 2021)
Health and Sports Day
(スポーツの日)
July 23
The second Monday in October
(date changed only for 2021)
Mountain Day
(山の日)
August 8
Observed on August 9
(date changed only for 2021)
Respect for the Aged Day
(敬老の日)
September 20
Third Monday in September
Autumnal Equinox Day
(秋分の日)
September 23
Culture Day
(文化の日)
November 3
Labour Thanksgiving Day
(勤労感謝の日)
November 23

japanese era calendar

2001 Heisei 13
2002 Heisei 14
2003 Heisei 15
2004 Heisei 16
2005 Heisei 17
2006 Heisei 18
2007 Heisei 19
2008 Heisei 20
2009 Heisei 21
2010 Heisei 22
2011 Heisei 23
2012 Heisei 24
2013 Heisei 25
2014 Heisei 26
2015 Heisei 27
2016 Heisei 28
2017 Heisei 29
2018 Heisei 30
2019 Heisei 31/Reiwa 1
2020 Reiwa 2
2021 Reiwa 3
2022 Reiwa 4
2023 Reiwa 5
2024 Reiwa 6
2025 Reiwa 7
2026 Reiwa 8
…more

Notes

  1. The year 2021 corresponds with Reiwa 3.
  2. Japan has 16 national holidays every year.
  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).

References

Cabinet Office, Government of Japan Website:
 About National Holidays
 Act on National Holidays