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North Korea Public Holidays 2026

See also: 2026 public holidays in Asia, China, Russia, South Korea and worldwide.

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

The list of North Korea official public holidays in 2026 is:


Date Weekday Public Holiday
Jan Thursday Solar New Year's Day
Feb Monday Day of the Shining Star (Kim Jong Il's Birthday)
Feb Tuesday Seollal Holiday
Mar Tuesday Cheongwoldaeboreum (Korean Folk Festival)
Apr Wednesday Kim Il Sung's Birthday Holiday
Apr Saturday Korean People's Army Foundation Day
May Friday Labor Day
June Saturday Korean Children's Union Foundation Day
July Monday Victory Day (1953)
Aug Saturday Liberation Day (1945)
Aug Tuesday Day of Songun
Sep Wednesday National Day (1948)
Sep Friday Han'gawi Holiday
Oct Saturday KWP Foundation Day (1945)
Nov Monday Mothers' Day

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Global Holidays Observed in North Korea


Below is the list of global holidays observed as non-working public holidays in North Korea, with the dates of these global holidays for the next 10 years (2022-2032).

North Korea Background Information and Links