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Public Holidays in Japan for 2023

Public Holidays in Japan

Japan has a total of 16 national holidays throughout the year. This webpage shows the public holidays in Japan for 2023. The public holidays in Japan may change depending on several situations announced by the government and/or local authorities. Please check back this website regularly for updates. We shall change the date if there any official changes are announced.

National holidays of Japan in 2023

DateDayHoliday Name
1 January 2023SundayNew Year’s Day (Observed on January 2)
9 January 2023MondayComing of Age Day (Second Monday in January)
11 February 2023SaturdayNational Foundation Day
23 February 2023ThursdayThe Emperor’s Birthday
21 March 2023TuesdayVernal Equinox Day
29 April 2023SaturdaySh?wa Day
3 May 2023WednesdayConstitution Memorial Day
4 May 2023ThursdayGreenery Day
5 May 2023FridayChildren’s Day
17 July 2023MondayMarine Day
11 August 2023FridayMountain Day
18 September 2023MondayRespect for the Aged Day
23 September 2023SaturdayAutumnal Equinox Day
9 October 2023MondayHealth and Sports Day
3 November 2023FridayCulture Day
23 November 2023ThursdayLabour Thanksgiving Day

Source: Original press release can be found on the Cabinet Office, Government of Japan website. Click here to see the national holidays for 2023.

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