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Culture Day in Japan

Is Culture Day a Public Holiday?

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

Culture Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015TueNov 3Culture DayNational holiday
2016ThuNov 3Culture DayNational holiday
2017FriNov 3Culture DayNational holiday
2018SatNov 3Culture DayNational holiday
2019SunNov 3Culture DayNational holiday
2019MonNov 4Culture Day observedNational holiday
2020TueNov 3Culture DayNational holiday
2021WedNov 3Culture DayNational holiday
2022ThuNov 3Culture DayNational holiday
2023FriNov 3Culture DayNational holiday
2024SunNov 3Culture DayNational holiday
2024MonNov 4Culture Day observedNational holiday
2025MonNov 3Culture DayNational holiday

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