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National Foundation Day in South Korea

Is National Foundation Day a Public Holiday?

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

In 2021, it falls on a Sunday, and some businesses may choose to follow Sunday opening hours.

National Foundation Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2016MonOct 3National Foundation DayNational holiday
2017TueOct 3National Foundation DayNational holiday
2018WedOct 3National Foundation DayNational holiday
2019ThuOct 3National Foundation DayNational holiday
2020SatOct 3National Foundation DayNational holiday
2021SunOct 3National Foundation DayNational holiday
2022MonOct 3National Foundation DayNational holiday
2023TueOct 3National Foundation DayNational holiday
2024ThuOct 3National Foundation DayNational holiday
2025FriOct 3National Foundation DayNational holiday
2026SatOct 3National Foundation DayNational holiday

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