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Holiday Periods at a Glance
The final three weekdays of the year are generally taken as holidays by companies and schools in Japan. January 3, too, as part of the sanganichi—the first three days of the New Year—is treated as a holiday by most people.
(Translated from Japanese. Banner photo © Pixta.)
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This page contains a national calendar of all 2022 public holidays. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates.
|1 Jan||Sat||New Year’s Day|
|10 Jan||Mon||Coming of Age Day|
|11 Feb||Fri||National Foundation Day|
|23 Feb||Wed||The Emperor’s Birthday|
|21 Mar||Mon||Vernal Equinox Day|
|29 Apr||Fri||Shōwa Day|
|3 May||Tue||Constitution Memorial Day|
|4 May||Wed||Greenery Day|
|5 May||Thu||Children’s Day|
|18 Jul||Mon||Marine Day|
|11 Aug||Thu||Mountain Day|
|19 Sep||Mon||Respect for the Aged Day|
|23 Sep||Fri||Autumnal Equinox Day|
|10 Oct||Mon||Health and Sports Day|
|3 Nov||Thu||Culture Day|
|23 Nov||Wed||Labour Thanksgiving Day|
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List of Holidays in Japan in 2022
- If Respect for the aged day falls on 21 September and Autumnal Equinox falls in 23 September, then 22 September is declared a holiday – creating ‘Silver Week’.
- With the exception of New Year’s Day, if a holiday falls on a Sunday, the following day is treated as a holiday instead.
The list of Japan official public holidays in 2022 is:
|Jan 1||Saturday||New Year’s Day|
|Jan 2||Sunday||Bank Holiday||banks|
|Jan 3||Monday||New Year’s Holiday||banks government|
|Jan 10||Monday||Coming of Age Day|
|Feb 11||Friday||Foundation Day|
|Feb 23||Wednesday||Emperor’s Birthday|
|Mar 21||Monday||Vernal Equinox|
|Apr 29||Friday||Showa Day|
|May 3||Tuesday||Constitution Day|
|May 4||Wednesday||Greenery Day|
|May 5||Thursday||Children’s Day|
|July 18||Monday||Marine Day|
|Aug 11||Thursday||Mountain Day|
|Sep 19||Monday||Respect for the Aged Day|
|Sep 23||Friday||Autumnal Equinox|
|Oct 10||Monday||Sports Day|
|Nov 3||Thursday||Culture Day|
|Nov 23||Wednesday||Labor Thanksgiving Day|
|Dec 29||Thursday||New Year’s Holiday||government|
|Dec 30||Friday||New Year’s Holiday||government|
|Dec 31||Saturday||Bank Holiday||banks|
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Recent Japan Public Holidays News and Updates
Below is a list of recent news and updates related to Japan public holidays, national holidays, government holidays and bank holidays (note that this newsfeed is delayed by 30 days).
Global Holidays Observed in Japan
Below is the list of global holidays observed as non-working public holidays in Japan, with the dates of these global holidays for the next 10 years (2022-2032).
Japan Background Information and Links
Holidays and Observances in Japan in 2022
|1 Jan||Saturday||New Year’s Day||National holiday|
|1 Jan||Saturday||January 1 Bank Holiday||Bank holiday|
|2 Jan||Sunday||January 2 Bank Holiday||Bank holiday|
|3 Jan||Monday||January 3 Bank Holiday||Bank holiday|
|10 Jan||Monday||Coming of Age Day||National holiday|
|11 Feb||Friday||National Foundation Day||National holiday|
|14 Feb||Monday||Valentine’s Day||Observance|
|23 Feb||Wednesday||Emperor’s Birthday||National holiday|
|3 Mar||Thursday||Dolls’ Festival/Girls’ Festival||Observance|
|21 Mar||Monday||Spring Equinox||National holiday|
|21 Mar||Monday||March Equinox||Season|
|29 Apr||Friday||Shōwa Day||National holiday|
|3 May||Tuesday||Constitution Memorial Day||National holiday|
|4 May||Wednesday||Greenery Day||National holiday|
|5 May||Thursday||Children’s Day||National holiday|
|8 May||Sunday||Mother’s Day||Observance|
|21 Jun||Tuesday||June Solstice||Season|
|7 Jul||Thursday||Star Festival||Observance|
|18 Jul||Monday||Sea Day||National holiday|
|6 Aug||Saturday||Hiroshima Memorial Day||Observance|
|9 Aug||Tuesday||Nagasaki Memorial Day||Observance|
|11 Aug||Thursday||Mountain Day||National holiday|
|19 Sep||Monday||Respect for the Aged Day||National holiday|
|23 Sep||Friday||Autumn Equinox||National holiday|
|23 Sep||Friday||September Equinox||Season|
|10 Oct||Monday||Sports Day||National holiday|
|3 Nov||Thursday||Culture Day||National holiday|
|15 Nov||Tuesday||7-5-3 Day||Observance|
|23 Nov||Wednesday||Labor Thanksgiving Day||National holiday|
|22 Dec||Thursday||December Solstice||Season|
|31 Dec||Saturday||December 31 Bank Holiday||Bank holiday|
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Public holidays in Japan
- New Year’s Day: Families gather to see in the new year and businesses shut down from January 1 to January 3. People throw bonenkai parties (“forgetting parties”) to symbolize leaving behind last year’s problems and making a fresh start.
- Coming of Age Day: Coming of Age Day is held on the second Monday of January. It is held to congratulate all the young people who have turned 18 between April 2 of the previous year and April 1 of the current year. Special ceremonies are held nationwide.
- National Foundation Day: February 11 marks National Foundation Day and it is a nationwide celebration of patriotism. The celebrations are fairly lowkey though there are some events in Tokyo and the other big cities.
- The Emperor’s Birthday is also a Japanese national holiday. It’s celebrated on the birthday of the reigning Emperor. Following the accession of Emperor Naruhito in 2019, the Emperor’s Birthday holiday has been moved from 23 December (Emperor Emeritus Akihito’s birthday) to February 23, actual Emperor Naruhito’s birthday.
- Showa Day: Showa Day is held on April 29 and it honors the birthday of Emperor Showa (Hirohito). Showa means “bright peace” in Japanese and it symbolizes the era of his reign (from 1926 to 1989).
- Constitution Memorial Day: May 3 marks the Constitution Memorial Day. It is part of Golden Week and celebrates the 1947 Constitution of Japan which came into effect a couple of years after the end of World War II.
- Greenery Day: It is celebrated on May 4 of each year and is dedicated to the contemplation of nature. This day is part of Golden Week. Until 2006, the celebration was held on April 29, but since 2007 it became Shōwa Day in honor of the emperor who reigned in Japan for 62 years and particularly during World War II.
- Children’s Day: Children’s Day takes place on May 5 and marks the end of Golden Week. It is an ancient celebration which respects the happiness and personalities of children. Families play with traditional toys and eat special types of cakes.
- Marine Day: Marine Day (also known as Sea Day) takes place on the third Monday of July. The holiday celebrates the sea and its importance to Japan as it is an island nation. Many local people take advantage of this day to enjoy the beach.
- Mountain Day: Mountain Day is celebrated on August 11. It is Japan’s newest holiday as it was only introduced in 2014. The day gives people the chance to enjoy Japan’s stunning mountains by going hiking and enjoying other activities.
- Respect for the Aged Day: Respect for the Aged Day is held to honor Japan’s elderly citizens. It is held on the third Monday of September. The day was introduced in 1966 and the media often use the day as an opportunity the highlight the country’s oldest people.
- Sports Day: The second Monday of October is Health and Sports Day. It commemorates the opening of the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games and promotes sports and living an active lifestyle.
- Culture Day: Culture Day promotes the arts and learning and it takes place on November 3. Typical activities include exhibitions, parades, and award ceremonies for distinguished artists and scholars.
- Labor Thanksgiving Day: Labor Thanksgiving Day is held on November 23. Events are held throughout the country including the Nagano Labor Festival which encourages people to think about the environment, peace and human rights.
National and other holidays observed by the Bank
|January||1, 2, 3, 10|
|May||3, 4, 5|
|January||1, 2, 3, 9|
|May||3, 4, 5|
- Note: National holidays and observances are subject to change.