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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 2021, 2022, 2023, 2024, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of Japan official public holidays in 2021 is:


Date Weekday Public Holiday Observance
Friday New Year's Day
Monday Coming of Age Day
Thursday Foundation Day
Tuesday Emperor's Birthday
Saturday Vernal Equinox
Thursday Showa Day
Monday Constitution Day
Tuesday Greenery Day
Wednesday Children's Day
Thursday Marine Day (observed)
Friday Sports Day (observed)
Sunday Mountain Day (observed)
Monday Substitute Holiday
Monday Respect for the Aged Day
Thursday Autumnal Equinox
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


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 (2020-2030).

Japan Background Information and Links