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South Korea Public Holidays 2023

See also: 2023 public holidays in APEC, Asia, North Korea, OECD and worldwide.

This page contains the list of South Korea 2023 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 2024, 2025, 2026, 2027, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

The list of South Korea public holidays in 2023 is:


Date Weekday Public Holiday Observance
Sunday New Year's Day
Saturday Seol-nal Holiday
Sunday Seol-nal (Lunar New Year)
Monday Seol-nal Holiday
Tuesday Seol-nal Holiday
Wednesday Sam Il Jul (Samil Day)
Monday Labor Day banks other
Friday Orininal (Children's Day)
Saturday Sukka Tansin Il (Buddha Day)
Tuesday Hyun Choong Il (Memorial Day)
Tuesday Kwang Bok Jul (Independence Day)
Thursday Chusok (Harvest Moon Festival)
Friday Chusok (Harvest Moon Festival)
Saturday Chusok (Harvest Moon Festival)
Tuesday Kae Chun Jul (Foundation Day)
Monday Hangeul Day
Dec Monday Christmas Day

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Global Holidays Observed in South Korea


Below is the list of global holidays observed as non-working public holidays in South Korea, with the dates of these global holidays for the next 10 years (2023-2033).

South Korea Background Information and Links