Japan

Cultural Observances

01/07/2022JinjitsuJapan
02/18/2022Island Languages Day in the Amami IslandsJapan
07/07/2022Tanabata Festival in JapanJapan
09/09/2022Chrysanthemum Day in JapanJapan
09/18/2022Island Languages Day in OkinawaJapan
11/15/2022Schichi-Go-San in JapanJapan
12/12/2022Kanji Day in JapanJapan

Public Holidays

01/10/2022Coming of Age Day in JapanJapan
02/11/2022National Foundation Day in JapanJapan
02/23/2022Emperor’s Birthday in JapanJapan
03/20/2022Vernal Equinox Day in JapanJapan
04/29/2022Shōwa Day in JapanJapan
05/03/2022Constitution Memorial Day in JapanJapan
05/04/2022Greenery Day in JapanJapan
05/05/2022Children’s Day in JapanJapan
07/18/2022Marine Day in JapanJapan
08/11/2022Mountain Day in JapanJapan
09/19/2022Respect for the Aged Day in JapanJapan
09/23/2022Autumnal Equinox in JapanJapan
10/10/2022Health and Sports Day in JapanJapan
11/03/2022Culture Day in JapanJapan
11/23/2022Labor Thanksgiving Day in JapanJapan
12/31/2022Saint 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

01/10/2022Dial 110 Day in JapanJapan
05/08/2022Mother'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
05/22/2022Girl Scout Day in JapanJapan
06/19/2022Father'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

01/11/2022Kagami Biraki in JapanJapan
03/03/2022Hinamatsuri in JapanJapan
08/13/2022Obon in JapanJapan
08/14/2022Obon in JapanJapan

Religious Holidays

02/03/2022SetsubunJapan
03/15/2022Hōnen Matsuri in JapanJapan
04/08/2022Hana Matsuri (Flower Festival) in JapanJapan
12/08/2022Bodhi Day in JapanJapan

Anniversaries and Memorial Days

02/07/2022Northern Territories Day in JapanJapan
02/22/2022Takeshima Day in JapanJapan
03/01/2022Bikini Day in JapanJapan
04/28/2022Restoration of Sovereignty Day in JapanJapan
06/23/2022Okinawa Memorial Day in JapanJapan
08/06/2022Hiroshima Peace Memorial CeremonyJapan
08/09/2022Nagasaki Peace Memorial CeremonyJapan
08/15/2022National Memorial Service for War Dead in JapanJapan
12/14/2022Forty-seven Ronin Remembrance Day in JapanJapan

Unofficial Holidays

02/22/2022Cat Day in JapanJapan
03/14/2022White DayJapan, Taiwan, South Korea, China
07/10/2022Natto Day in JapanJapan
08/09/2022National Hug Day in JapanJapan
11/11/2022Pocky Day / Pepero DayJapan, South Korea

Professional Days

04/18/2022Invention Day in JapanJapan
10/01/2022Sake DayJapan
11/01/2022Self-Defense Forces Commemoration Day in JapanJapan

08/15/2022Obon in JapanJapan

Ecological Observances

10/28/2022Prefectural Earthquake Disaster Prevention Day in GifuJapan