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Labor Day in South Korea

May Day, or Labor Day, is a public holiday in many countries worldwide. It usually occurs around May 1, but the date varies across countries. It is associated the start of spring as well as the celebration of workers.

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May Day, known as Labor Day in some countries, is a day of rest and is usually held in the spring.
May Day, known as Labor Day in some countries, is a day of rest and is usually held in the spring.
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About Labor Day

Read more about Labor Day.

Labor Day Observances

Note: This day is marked as a holiday for most banks and other organizations in many parts of South Korea.
WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
SatMay 12010Labor DayBank Holiday
SunMay 12011Labor DayBank Holiday
TueMay 12012Labor DayBank Holiday
WedMay 12013Labor DayBank Holiday
ThuMay 12014Labor DayBank Holiday
FriMay 12015Labor DayBank Holiday
SunMay 12016Labor DayBank Holiday
MonMay 12017Labor DayBank Holiday
TueMay 12018Labor DayBank Holiday
WedMay 12019Labor DayBank Holiday
FriMay 12020Labor DayBank Holiday

Quick Facts

May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.

Labor Day 2017

Monday, May 1, 2017

Labor Day 2018

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

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Note: This day is marked as a holiday for most banks and other organizations in many parts of South Korea.

List of dates for other years

Other holidays in May 2018 in South Korea

Fun Holiday on May 1, 2018

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