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Holidays and Observances in South Korea in 2018

Holidays and Observances in South Korea in 2018

Date NameType
Jan 1MondayNew Year's DayPublic Holiday
Feb 9Friday2018 Winter Olympics startObservance
Feb 14WednesdayValentine's DayObservance
Feb 15ThursdaySeollal HolidayPublic Holiday
Feb 16FridaySeollalPublic Holiday
Feb 17SaturdaySeollal HolidayPublic Holiday
Feb 25Sunday2018 Winter Olympics endObservance
Mar 1ThursdayIndependence Movement DayNational holiday
Mar 9Friday2018 Winter Paralympics startObservance
Mar 18Sunday2018 Winter Paralympics endObservance
Mar 21WednesdayMarch EquinoxSeason
Apr 5ThursdayArbor DayObservance
May 1TuesdayLabor DayBank Holiday
May 5SaturdayChildren's DayPublic Holiday
May 7MondayChildren's Day observedPublic Holiday
May 8TuesdayParents' DayObservance
May 15TuesdayTeacher's DayObservance
May 22TuesdayBuddha's BirthdayPublic Holiday
Jun 6WednesdayMemorial DayPublic Holiday
Jun 13WednesdayLocal Election DayPublic Holiday
Jun 21ThursdayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 17TuesdayConstitution DayObservance
Aug 15WednesdayLiberation DayNational holiday
Sep 23SundaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Sep 23SundayChuseok HolidayPublic Holiday
Sep 24MondayChuseokPublic Holiday
Sep 25TuesdayChuseok HolidayPublic Holiday
Sep 26WednesdayChuseok HolidayPublic Holiday
Oct 1MondayArmed Forces DayObservance
Oct 3WednesdayNational Foundation DayNational holiday
Oct 9TuesdayHangeul Proclamation DayNational holiday
Oct 31WednesdayHalloweenObservance
Dec 22SaturdayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 24MondayChristmas EveObservance
Dec 25TuesdayChristmas DayPublic Holiday
Dec 31MondayNew Year's EveObservance

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