Japan has a total of 32 holidays in 2020. 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.
Wednesday, January 1, 2020
January 2 Bank Holiday
Thursday, January 2, 2020
January 3 Bank Holiday
Friday, January 3, 2020
Coming of Age Day
Monday, January 13, 2020
National Foundation Day
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Valentine's Day
Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.
Friday, February 14, 2020
Emperor's Birthday
Sunday, February 23, 2020
Emperor's Birthday observed
Monday, February 24, 2020
Dolls' Festival/Girls' Festival
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
March Equinox
Friday, March 20, 2020
Spring Equinox
Friday, March 20, 2020
Shōwa Day
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Constitution Memorial Day
Sunday, May 3, 2020
Greenery Day
Monday, May 4, 2020
Children's Day
Tuesday, May 5, 2020
Constitution Memorial Day observed
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
June Solstice
Saturday, June 20, 2020
Star Festival
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Sea Day
Thursday, July 23, 2020
Sports Day
Friday, July 24, 2020
Hiroshima Memorial Day
Thursday, August 6, 2020
Nagasaki Memorial Day
Sunday, August 9, 2020
Mountain Day
Monday, August 10, 2020
Respect for the Aged Day
Monday, September 21, 2020
September Equinox
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Autumn Equinox
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Culture Day
Tuesday, November 3, 2020
7-5-3 Day
Sunday, November 15, 2020
Labor Thanksgiving Day
Monday, November 23, 2020
December Solstice
Monday, December 21, 2020
Christmas
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
Friday, December 25, 2020
December 31 Bank Holiday
Thursday, December 31, 2020