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Christmas in Japan

Christmas Day, on December 25, is one of the most festive Christian holidays in many countries around the world. It celebrates Jesus' birth.

Christmas stockings over fireplace next to Christmas tree
Many people celebrate Christmas Day with a festive meal.
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About Christmas

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Christmas Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
SatDec 252010ChristmasObservance
SunDec 252011ChristmasObservance
TueDec 252012ChristmasObservance
WedDec 252013ChristmasObservance
ThuDec 252014ChristmasObservance
FriDec 252015ChristmasObservance
SunDec 252016ChristmasObservance
MonDec 252017ChristmasObservance
TueDec 252018ChristmasObservance
WedDec 252019ChristmasObservance
FriDec 252020ChristmasObservance

Quick Facts

Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.

Christmas 2017

Monday, December 25, 2017

Christmas 2018

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

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List of dates for other years

Other holidays in December 2017 in Japan

Fun Holidays on December 25, 2017

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