Japan

Cultural Observances

01/07/2023JinjitsuJapan
02/18/2023Island Languages Day in the Amami IslandsJapan
07/07/2023Tanabata Festival in JapanJapan
09/09/2023Chrysanthemum Day in JapanJapan
09/18/2023Island Languages Day in OkinawaJapan
11/15/2023Schichi-Go-San in JapanJapan
12/12/2023Kanji Day in JapanJapan

Public Holidays

01/09/2023Coming of Age Day in JapanJapan
02/11/2023National Foundation Day in JapanJapan
02/23/2023Emperor’s Birthday in JapanJapan
03/20/2023Vernal Equinox Day in JapanJapan
04/29/2023Shōwa Day in JapanJapan
05/03/2023Constitution Memorial Day in JapanJapan
05/04/2023Greenery Day in JapanJapan
05/05/2023Children’s Day in JapanJapan
07/17/2023Marine Day in JapanJapan
08/11/2023Mountain Day in JapanJapan
09/18/2023Respect for the Aged Day in JapanJapan
09/23/2023Autumnal Equinox in JapanJapan
10/09/2023Health and Sports Day in JapanJapan
11/03/2023Culture Day in JapanJapan
11/23/2023Labor Thanksgiving Day in JapanJapan
12/31/2023Saint Sylvester’s Day / New Year’s EveArmenia, Argentina, Venezuela, Brazil, Guatemala, Greenland, Iceland, Cuba, Latvia, Montserrat, Norway, San Marino, Thailand, Faeroe Islands, Philippines, Estonia, Andorra, Bangladesh, Brunei, Denmark, Chile, Ecuador, El Salvador, Falkland Islands, Germany, Japan, Macau, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Portugal, Sweden, Svalbard and Jan Mayen

Other Observances

01/10/2023Dial 110 Day in JapanJapan
05/14/2023Mother's DayAnguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Austria, Aruba, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belgium, Bermuda, Belize, Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba, Brazil, Botswana, Brunei, Cambodia, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Cuba, Curacao, Cyprus, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominica, Ecuador, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, Germany, Ghana, Grenada, Greece, Guyana, Honduras, Hong Kong, Iceland, India, Italy, Japan, Jamaica, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Latvia, Macau, Malaysia, Malta, Myanmar, Netherlands, New Zealand, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Puerto Rico, Philippines, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Suriname, Tonga, Taiwan, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Ukraine, Uganda, USA, Uruguay, Vietnam, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe
05/22/2023Girl Scout Day in JapanJapan
06/18/2023Father's DayArgentina, United Kingdom, Venezuela, Haiti, Hong Kong, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ivory Coast, Cuba, Malaysia, Malta, Mexico, Netherlands, Peru, USA, Finland, France, Chile, Switzerland, Ecuador, Japan, Afghanistan, Albania, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Brunei, Cambodia, Canada, Curacao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Dominica, Ethiopia, Ghana, Greece, Guyana, China, Hungary, India, Ireland, Jamaica, Kuwait, Laos, Macau, Madagascar, Mauritius, Myanmar, Namibia, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Philippines, Qatar, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Singapore, Slovakia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Vietnam, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Isle of Man, Jersey, Ukraine

Folk Festivals

01/11/2023Kagami Biraki in JapanJapan
03/03/2023Hinamatsuri in JapanJapan
08/13/2023Obon in JapanJapan
08/14/2023Obon in JapanJapan

Religious Holidays

02/03/2023SetsubunJapan
03/15/2023Hōnen Matsuri in JapanJapan
04/08/2023Hana Matsuri (Flower Festival) in JapanJapan
12/08/2023Bodhi Day in JapanJapan

Anniversaries and Memorial Days

02/07/2023Northern Territories Day in JapanJapan
02/22/2023Takeshima Day in JapanJapan
03/01/2023Bikini Day in JapanJapan
04/28/2023Restoration of Sovereignty Day in JapanJapan
06/23/2023Okinawa Memorial Day in JapanJapan
08/06/2023Hiroshima Peace Memorial CeremonyJapan
08/09/2023Nagasaki Peace Memorial CeremonyJapan
08/15/2023National Memorial Service for War Dead in JapanJapan
12/14/2023Forty-seven Ronin Remembrance Day in JapanJapan

Unofficial Holidays

02/22/2023Cat Day in JapanJapan
03/14/2023White DayJapan, Taiwan, South Korea, China
07/10/2023Natto Day in JapanJapan
08/09/2023National Hug Day in JapanJapan
11/11/2023Pocky Day / Pepero DayJapan, South Korea

Professional Days

04/18/2023Invention Day in JapanJapan
10/01/2023Sake DayJapan
11/01/2023Self-Defense Forces Commemoration Day in JapanJapan

08/15/2023Obon in JapanJapan

Ecological Observances

10/28/2023Prefectural Earthquake Disaster Prevention Day in GifuJapan