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Shōwa Day in Japan

Is Shōwa Day a Public Holiday?

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

Shōwa Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2016FriApr 29Shōwa DayNational holiday
2017SatApr 29Shōwa DayNational holiday
2018SunApr 29Shōwa DayNational holiday
2018MonApr 30Shōwa Day observedNational holiday
2019MonApr 29Shōwa DayNational holiday
2020WedApr 29Shōwa DayNational holiday
2021ThuApr 29Shōwa DayNational holiday
2022FriApr 29Shōwa DayNational holiday
2023SatApr 29Shōwa DayNational holiday
2024MonApr 29Shōwa DayNational holiday
2025TueApr 29Shōwa DayNational holiday
2026WedApr 29Shōwa DayNational holiday

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