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Holidays in Japan in 2012


DateWeekdayHoliday nameHoliday type
Jan 1SundayNew Year's DayNational holiday
Jan 2MondayNew Year's Day observedNational holiday
Jan 2MondayJanuary 2 Bank HolidayBank holiday
Jan 3TuesdayJanuary 3 Bank HolidayBank holiday
Jan 9MondayComing of Age DayNational holiday
Feb 11SaturdayNational Foundation DayNational holiday
Mar 3SaturdayDolls' Festival/Girls' FestivalObservance
Mar 20TuesdayMarch equinoxSeason
Mar 20TuesdaySpring EquinoxNational holiday
Apr 29SundayShōwa DayNational holiday
Apr 30MondayShōwa Day observedNational holiday
May 3ThursdayConstitution Memorial DayNational holiday
May 4FridayGreenery DayNational holiday
May 5SaturdayChildren's DayNational holiday
Jun 20WednesdayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 7SaturdayStar FestivalObservance
Jul 16MondaySea DayNational holiday
Sep 17MondayRespect for the Aged DayNational holiday
Sep 22SaturdaySeptember equinoxSeason
Sep 22SaturdayAutumn EquinoxNational holiday
Oct 8MondaySports DayNational holiday
Nov 3SaturdayCulture DayNational holiday
Nov 15Thursday7-5-3 DayObservance
Nov 23FridayLabor Thanksgiving DayNational holiday
Dec 21FridayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 23SundayEmperor's BirthdayNational holiday
Dec 24MondayEmperor's Birthday observedNational holiday
Dec 25TuesdayChristmasObservance
Dec 31MondayDecember 31 Bank HolidayBank holiday

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