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Children's Day in Japan

Is Children's Day a Public Holiday?

Children's Day is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Children's Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015TueMay 5Children's DayNational holiday
2016ThuMay 5Children's DayNational holiday
2017FriMay 5Children's DayNational holiday
2018SatMay 5Children's DayNational holiday
2019SunMay 5Children's DayNational holiday
2019MonMay 6Children's Day observedNational holiday
2020TueMay 5Children's DayNational holiday
2021WedMay 5Children's DayNational holiday
2022ThuMay 5Children's DayNational holiday
2023FriMay 5Children's DayNational holiday
2024SunMay 5Children's DayNational holiday
2024MonMay 6Children's Day observedNational holiday
2025MonMay 5Children's DayNational holiday

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