Republic of Korea has a total of 30 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
Seollal Holiday
Monday, February 4, 2019
Chinese New Year is the first day of the Chinese calendar, which is a lunisolar calendar mainly used for traditional celebrations.
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Seollal Holiday
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
Valentine's Day
Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
Thursday, February 14, 2019
Independence Movement Day
Friday, March 1, 2019
March Equinox
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Arbor Day
Friday, April 5, 2019
Labor Day
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Children's Day
Sunday, May 5, 2019
Children's Day observed
Monday, May 6, 2019
Parents' Day
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
Buddha's Birthday
Sunday, May 12, 2019
Teacher's Day
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Memorial Day
Thursday, June 6, 2019
June Solstice
Friday, June 21, 2019
Constitution Day
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
Liberation Day
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Chuseok Holiday
Thursday, September 12, 2019
Friday, September 13, 2019
Chuseok Holiday
Saturday, September 14, 2019
September Equinox
Monday, September 23, 2019
Armed Forces Day
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
National Foundation Day
Thursday, October 3, 2019
Hangeul Proclamation Day
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Thursday, October 31, 2019
December Solstice
Sunday, December 22, 2019
Christmas Eve
Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Tuesday, December 24, 2019
Christmas Day
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Wednesday, December 25, 2019
New Year's Eve
New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.
Tuesday, December 31, 2019