South Korea has a total of 33 holidays in 2022. 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 downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.

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Holiday Date Details
New Year's Day
Saturday, January 1, 2022 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Seollal Holiday
Monday, January 31, 2022 Seollal Holiday is a public holiday in South Korea
Seollal
Tuesday, February 1, 2022 Lunar New Year is the first day of the Chinese calendar, which is a lunisolar calendar mainly used for traditional celebrations.
Seollal Holiday
Wednesday, February 2, 2022 Seollal Holiday is a public holiday in South Korea
Valentine's Day
Monday, February 14, 2022 February 14 is Valentine's Day or Saint Valentine's Feast. The day of love owes its origins to ancient Roman and European Christian traditions.
Independence Movement Day
Tuesday, March 1, 2022 Independence Movement Day is a national holiday in South Korea
Presidential Election
Wednesday, March 9, 2022 Presidential Election is a public holiday in South Korea
March Equinox
Sunday, March 20, 2022 March Equinox in South Korea (Seoul)
Arbor Day
Tuesday, April 5, 2022 Arbor Day is a observance in South Korea
Labor Day
Sunday, May 1, 2022 Labor Day, International Workers' Day, and May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Children's Day
Thursday, May 5, 2022 Children's Day is a public holiday in South Korea
Buddha's Birthday
Sunday, May 8, 2022 Buddha's Birthday is a public holiday in South Korea
Parents' Day
Sunday, May 8, 2022 Parents' Day is a observance in South Korea
Teacher's Day
Sunday, May 15, 2022 Teacher's Day is a observance in South Korea
Local Election Day
Wednesday, June 1, 2022 Local Election Day is a public holiday in South Korea
Memorial Day
Monday, June 6, 2022 Memorial Day is a public holiday in South Korea
June Solstice
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 June Solstice in South Korea (Seoul)
Constitution Day
Sunday, July 17, 2022 Constitution Day is a observance in South Korea
Liberation Day
Monday, August 15, 2022 Liberation Day is a national holiday in South Korea
Chuseok Holiday
Friday, September 9, 2022 Chuseok Holiday is a public holiday in South Korea
Chuseok
Saturday, September 10, 2022 Chuseok is a public holiday in South Korea
Chuseok Holiday
Sunday, September 11, 2022 Chuseok Holiday is a public holiday in South Korea
Day off for Chuseok Holiday
Monday, September 12, 2022 Chuseok Holiday is a public holiday in South Korea
September Equinox
Friday, September 23, 2022 September Equinox in South Korea (Seoul)
Armed Forces Day
Saturday, October 1, 2022 Armed Forces Day is a observance in South Korea
National Foundation Day
Monday, October 3, 2022 National Foundation Day is a national holiday in South Korea
Hangeul Proclamation Day
Sunday, October 9, 2022 Hangeul Proclamation Day is a national holiday in South Korea
Day off for Hangeul Proclamation Day
Monday, October 10, 2022 Hangeul Proclamation Day is a national holiday in South Korea
Halloween
Monday, October 31, 2022 Halloween is a festive occasion that is celebrated in many countries on October 31 each year.
December Solstice
Wednesday, December 21, 2022 December Solstice in South Korea (Seoul)
Christmas Eve
Saturday, December 24, 2022 Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Day
Sunday, December 25, 2022 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
New Year's Eve
Saturday, December 31, 2022 New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.