National Holidays in Japan in 2019

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Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Tuesday Tue New Year's Day National Holiday
Wednesday Wed Bank Holiday Not A Public Holiday Banks only
Thursday Thu Bank Holiday Not A Public Holiday Banks only
Monday Mon Coming-of-age Day National Holiday Seijin no Hi. 2nd Monday of January
Monday Mon National Foundation Day National Holiday
Thursday Thu Vernal Equinox Day National Holiday March 20 or March 21
Monday Mon Showa Day National Holiday Part of Golden Week
Tuesday Tue Public Holiday National Holiday Bridge holiday
Wednesday Wed The Emperor's Accession National Holiday
Thursday Thu Public Holiday National Holiday Bridge holiday
Friday Fri Constitution Memorial Day National Holiday Part of Golden Week
Saturday Sat Greenery Day National Holiday Part of Golden Week
Sunday Sun Children's Day National Holiday Part of Golden Week
Monday Mon Children's Day (in lieu) National Holiday Part of Golden Week
Monday Mon Marine Day National Holiday 3rd Monday of July
Sunday Sun Mountain Day National Holiday
Monday Mon Mountain Day (in lieu) National Holiday
Monday Mon Respect for the Aged Day National Holiday 3rd Monday of September
Monday Mon Autumnal Equinox Day National Holiday September 23 or September 24
Monday Mon Health-Sports Day National Holiday 2nd Monday of October
Tuesday Tue The Emperor's Coronation National Holiday
Sunday Sun Culture Day National Holiday November 3 or following Monday if it falls on a Sunday
Monday Mon Culture Day (in lieu) National Holiday November 3 or following Monday if it falls on a Sunday
Saturday Sat Labour Thanksgiving Day National Holiday November 23 or following Monday if it falls on a Sunday
Tuesday Tue Bank Holiday Not A Public Holiday Banks only

Notes

  • If Respect for the aged day falls on 21 September and Autumnal Equinox falls in 23 September, then 22 September is declared a holiday - creating 'Silver Week'.
  • With the exception of New Year's Day, if a holiday falls on a Sunday, the following day is treated as a holiday instead.

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