Japan has a total of 36 holidays in 2019. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.

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Holiday Date
New Year's Day
New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Tuesday, January 1, 2019
January 2 Bank Holiday
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
January 3 Bank Holiday
Thursday, January 3, 2019
Coming of Age Day
Monday, January 14, 2019
National Foundation Day
Monday, February 11, 2019
Valentine's Day
Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Dolls' Festival/Girls' Festival
Sunday, March 3, 2019
March Equinox
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Spring Equinox
Thursday, March 21, 2019
Shōwa Day
Monday, April 29, 2019
Coronation Day holiday
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
Coronation Day
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Coronation Day holiday
Thursday, May 2, 2019
Constitution Memorial Day
Friday, May 3, 2019
Greenery Day
Saturday, May 4, 2019
Children's Day
Sunday, May 5, 2019
Children's Day observed
Monday, May 6, 2019
June Solstice
Friday, June 21, 2019
Star Festival
Sunday, July 7, 2019
Sea Day
Monday, July 15, 2019
Hiroshima Memorial Day
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Nagasaki Memorial Day
Friday, August 9, 2019
Mountain Day
Sunday, August 11, 2019
Mountain Day observed
Monday, August 12, 2019
Respect for the Aged Day
Monday, September 16, 2019
September Equinox
Monday, September 23, 2019
Autumn Equinox
Monday, September 23, 2019
Health and Sports Day
Monday, October 14, 2019
Enthronement Ceremony Day
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Culture Day
Sunday, November 3, 2019
Culture Day observed
Monday, November 4, 2019
7-5-3 Day
Friday, November 15, 2019
Labor Thanksgiving Day
Saturday, November 23, 2019
December Solstice
Sunday, December 22, 2019
Christmas
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Wednesday, December 25, 2019
December 31 Bank Holiday
Tuesday, December 31, 2019