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Sports Day in Japan

Is Sports Day a Public Holiday?

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

Sports Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2017MonOct 9Health and Sports DayNational holiday
2018MonOct 8Health and Sports DayNational holiday
2019MonOct 14Health and Sports DayNational holiday
2020FriJul 24Sports DayNational holiday
2021FriJul 23Sports DayNational holiday
2022MonOct 10Sports DayNational holiday
2023MonOct 9Sports DayNational holiday
2024MonOct 14Sports DayNational holiday
2025MonOct 13Sports DayNational holiday
2026MonOct 12Sports DayNational holiday
2027MonOct 11Sports DayNational holiday

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