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South Korea Public Holidays 2026

See also: 2026 public holidays in APEC, Asia, North Korea, OECD and worldwide.

This page contains the list of South 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 South Korea official public holidays in 2026 is:


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

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Recent South Korea Public Holidays News and Updates


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

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 (2022-2032).

South Korea Background Information and Links