South Korea has a total of 30 holidays in 2024. 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
Monday, January 1, 2024 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
Seollal Holiday
Friday, February 9, 2024 Seollal Holiday is a public holiday in South Korea
Seollal
Saturday, February 10, 2024 Lunar New Year is the first day of the Chinese calendar, which is a lunisolar calendar mainly used for traditional celebrations.
Seollal Holiday
Sunday, February 11, 2024 Seollal Holiday is a public holiday in South Korea
Valentine's Day
Wednesday, February 14, 2024 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
Friday, March 1, 2024 Independence Movement Day is a national holiday in South Korea
March Equinox
Wednesday, March 20, 2024 March Equinox in South Korea (Seoul)
Arbor Day
Friday, April 5, 2024 Arbor Day is a observance in South Korea
Labor Day
Wednesday, May 1, 2024 Labor Day, International Workers' Day, and May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Children's Day
Sunday, May 5, 2024 Children's Day is a public holiday in South Korea
Day off for Children's Day
Monday, May 6, 2024 Children's Day is a public holiday in South Korea
Parents' Day
Wednesday, May 8, 2024 Parents' Day is a observance in South Korea
Buddha’s Birthday
Wednesday, May 15, 2024 Buddha’s Birthday is a public holiday in South Korea
Teacher's Day
Wednesday, May 15, 2024 Teacher's Day is a observance in South Korea
Memorial Day
Thursday, June 6, 2024 Memorial Day is a public holiday in South Korea
June Solstice
Thursday, June 20, 2024 June Solstice in South Korea (Seoul)
Constitution Day
Wednesday, July 17, 2024 Constitution Day is a observance in South Korea
Liberation Day
Thursday, August 15, 2024 Liberation Day is a national holiday in South Korea
Chuseok Holiday
Monday, September 16, 2024 Chuseok Holiday is a public holiday in South Korea
Chuseok
Tuesday, September 17, 2024 Chuseok is a public holiday in South Korea
Chuseok Holiday
Wednesday, September 18, 2024 Chuseok Holiday is a public holiday in South Korea
September Equinox
Sunday, September 22, 2024 September Equinox in South Korea (Seoul)
Armed Forces Day
Tuesday, October 1, 2024 Armed Forces Day is a observance in South Korea
National Foundation Day
Thursday, October 3, 2024 National Foundation Day is a national holiday in South Korea
Hangeul Proclamation Day
Wednesday, October 9, 2024 Hangeul Proclamation Day is a national holiday in South Korea
Halloween
Thursday, October 31, 2024 Halloween is a festive occasion that is celebrated in many countries on October 31 each year.
December Solstice
Saturday, December 21, 2024 December Solstice in South Korea (Seoul)
Christmas Eve
Tuesday, December 24, 2024 Christmas Eve is the day before Christmas Day and falls on December 24 in the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Day
Wednesday, December 25, 2024 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.
New Year's Eve
Tuesday, December 31, 2024 New Year’s Eve is the last day of the year, December 31, in the Gregorian calendar.
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