National Holidays in Japan in 2015

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Japan List of Holidays in Japan in 2015

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Thursday Thu New Year's Day National Holiday
Monday Mon Coming-of-age Day National Holiday 2nd Monday of January
Wednesday Wed National Foundation Day National Holiday
Saturday Sat Vernal Equinox Day National Holiday March 20 or March 21
Wednesday Wed Showa Day National Holiday Part of Golden Week
Sunday Sun Constitution Memorial Day National Holiday Part of Golden Week
Monday Mon Greenery Day National Holiday Part of Golden Week
Tuesday Tue Children's Day National Holiday Part of Golden Week
Wednesday Wed Constitution Memorial Day National Holiday As Constitution Memorial Day falls on a Sunday
Monday Mon Marine Day National Holiday 3rd Monday of July
Monday Mon Respect for the Aged Day National Holiday 3rd Monday of September
Tuesday Tue Public Holiday National Holiday Bridge holiday. Creates 'Silver Week'
Wednesday Wed Autumnal Equinox Day National Holiday September 23 or September 24
Monday Mon Health-Sports Day National Holiday 2nd Monday of October
Tuesday Tue Culture Day National Holiday November 3 or following Monday if it falls on a Sunday
Monday Mon Labour Thanksgiving Day National Holiday November 23 or following Monday if it falls on a Sunday
Wednesday Wed The Emperor's Birthday National Holiday February 23rd or following Monday if it falls on a Sunday

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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