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Japan Public Holidays 2021

See also: 2021 public holidays in APEC, Asia, OECD and worldwide.

This page contains the list of Japan 2021 official public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays, non-working national holidays, and sectorial holidays. The public holidays listing on this page is also accessible via our free Android and iPhone/iPad mobile apps. The full qppstudio worldwide public holidays database for 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of Japan official public holidays in 2021 is:


Date Weekday Public Holiday Observance
Jan Friday New Year's Day
Jan Monday Coming of Age Day
Feb Thursday Foundation Day
Feb Tuesday Emperor's Birthday
Mar Saturday Vernal Equinox
Apr Thursday Showa Day
May Monday Constitution Day
May Tuesday Greenery Day
May Wednesday Children's Day
July Monday Marine Day
Aug Wednesday Mountain Day
Sep Monday Respect for the Aged Day
Sep Thursday Autumnal Equinox
Oct Monday Sports Day
Nov Wednesday Culture Day
Nov Tuesday Labor Thanksgiving Day
Dec Wednesday New Year's Holiday government
Dec Thursday New Year's Holiday government
Dec Friday New Year's Eve banks government

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Recent Japan Public Holidays News and Updates


Below is a list of recent news and updates related to Japan public holidays, national holidays, government holidays and bank holidays (note that this newsfeed is delayed by 30 days).

Global Holidays Observed in Japan (beta)


Below is the list of global holidays observed as non-working public holidays in Japan, with the dates of these global holidays for the next 10 years (2019-2029).

Japan Background Information and Links