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Holidays and Observances in Japan in 2026

Holidays and Observances in Japan in 2026

Date NameType
Jan 1ThursdayNew Year's DayNational holiday
Jan 1ThursdayJanuary 1 Bank HolidayBank holiday
Jan 2FridayJanuary 2 Bank HolidayBank holiday
Jan 3SaturdayJanuary 3 Bank HolidayBank holiday
Jan 12MondayComing of Age DayNational holiday
Feb 3TuesdaySetsubunObservance
Feb 11WednesdayNational Foundation DayNational holiday
Feb 14SaturdayValentine's DayObservance
Feb 23MondayEmperor's BirthdayNational holiday
Mar 3TuesdayDolls' Festival/Girls' FestivalObservance
Mar 20FridaySpring EquinoxNational holiday
Mar 20FridayMarch EquinoxSeason
Apr 29WednesdayShōwa DayNational holiday
May 3SundayConstitution Memorial DayNational holiday
May 4MondayGreenery DayNational holiday
May 5TuesdayChildren's DayNational holiday
May 6WednesdayConstitution Memorial Day observedNational holiday
May 10SundayMother's DayObservance
Jun 21SundayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 7TuesdayStar FestivalObservance
Jul 20MondaySea DayNational holiday
Aug 6ThursdayHiroshima Memorial DayObservance
Aug 9SundayNagasaki Memorial DayObservance
Aug 11TuesdayMountain DayNational holiday
Sep 21MondayRespect for the Aged DayNational holiday
Sep 22TuesdayBridge Public holidayNational holiday
Sep 23WednesdayAutumn EquinoxNational holiday
Sep 23WednesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Oct 12MondaySports DayNational holiday
Nov 3TuesdayCulture DayNational holiday
Nov 15Sunday7-5-3 DayObservance
Nov 23MondayLabor Thanksgiving DayNational holiday
Dec 22TuesdayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 25FridayChristmasObservance
Dec 31ThursdayDecember 31 Bank HolidayBank holiday

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