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Holidays and Observances in Japan in 2021

Holidays and Observances in Japan in 2021

Date NameType
Jan 1FridayNew Year's DayNational holiday
Jan 2SaturdayJanuary 2 Bank HolidayBank holiday
Jan 3SundayJanuary 3 Bank HolidayBank holiday
Jan 11MondayComing of Age DayNational holiday
Feb 11ThursdayNational Foundation DayNational holiday
Feb 14SundayValentine's DayObservance
Feb 23TuesdayEmperor's BirthdayNational holiday
Mar 3WednesdayDolls' Festival/Girls' FestivalObservance
Mar 20SaturdayMarch EquinoxSeason
Mar 20SaturdaySpring EquinoxNational holiday
Apr 29ThursdayShōwa DayNational holiday
May 3MondayConstitution Memorial DayNational holiday
May 4TuesdayGreenery DayNational holiday
May 5WednesdayChildren's DayNational holiday
Jun 21MondayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 7WednesdayStar FestivalObservance
Jul 22ThursdaySea DayNational holiday
Jul 23FridaySports DayNational holiday
Aug 6FridayHiroshima Memorial DayObservance
Aug 8SundayMountain DayNational holiday
Aug 9MondayDay off for Mountain DayNational holiday
Aug 9MondayNagasaki Memorial DayObservance
Sep 20MondayRespect for the Aged DayNational holiday
Sep 23ThursdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Sep 23ThursdayAutumn EquinoxNational holiday
Nov 3WednesdayCulture DayNational holiday
Nov 15Monday7-5-3 DayObservance
Nov 23TuesdayLabor Thanksgiving DayNational holiday
Dec 22WednesdayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 25SaturdayChristmasObservance
Dec 31FridayDecember 31 Bank HolidayBank holiday

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