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Children's Day in South Korea

Is Children's Day a Public Holiday?

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

Children's Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015TueMay 5Children's DayPublic Holiday
2016ThuMay 5Children's DayPublic Holiday
2017FriMay 5Children's DayPublic Holiday
2018SatMay 5Children's DayPublic Holiday
2018MonMay 7Children's Day observedPublic Holiday
2019SunMay 5Children's DayPublic Holiday
2019MonMay 6Children's Day observedPublic Holiday
2020TueMay 5Children's DayPublic Holiday
2021WedMay 5Children's DayPublic Holiday
2022ThuMay 5Children's DayPublic Holiday
2023FriMay 5Children's DayPublic Holiday
2024SunMay 5Children's DayPublic Holiday
2025MonMay 5Children's DayPublic Holiday

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