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Holidays and Observances in Japan in 2016

Holidays and Observances in Japan in 2016

Date NameType
Jan 1FridayNew Year's DayNational holiday
Jan 1FridayJanuary 1 Bank HolidayBank holiday
Jan 2SaturdayJanuary 2 Bank HolidayBank holiday
Jan 3SundayJanuary 3 Bank HolidayBank holiday
Jan 11MondayComing of Age DayNational holiday
Feb 3WednesdaySetsubunObservance
Feb 11ThursdayNational Foundation DayNational holiday
Feb 14SundayValentine's DayObservance
Mar 3ThursdayDolls' Festival/Girls' FestivalObservance
Mar 20SundaySpring EquinoxNational holiday
Mar 20SundayMarch EquinoxSeason
Mar 21MondaySpring Equinox observedNational holiday
Apr 29FridayShōwa DayNational holiday
May 3TuesdayConstitution Memorial DayNational holiday
May 4WednesdayGreenery DayNational holiday
May 5ThursdayChildren's DayNational holiday
May 8SundayMother's DayObservance
Jun 21TuesdayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 7ThursdayStar FestivalObservance
Jul 18MondaySea DayNational holiday
Aug 6SaturdayHiroshima Memorial DayObservance
Aug 9TuesdayNagasaki Memorial DayObservance
Aug 11ThursdayMountain DayNational holiday
Sep 19MondayRespect for the Aged DayNational holiday
Sep 22ThursdayAutumn EquinoxNational holiday
Sep 22ThursdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Oct 10MondayHealth and Sports DayNational holiday
Nov 3ThursdayCulture DayNational holiday
Nov 15Tuesday7-5-3 DayObservance
Nov 23WednesdayLabor Thanksgiving DayNational holiday
Dec 21WednesdayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 23FridayEmperor's BirthdayNational holiday
Dec 25SundayChristmasObservance
Dec 31SaturdayDecember 31 Bank HolidayBank holiday

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