Japan

Cultural Observances

01/07/2019JinjitsuJapan
07/07/2019Tanabata Festival in JapanJapan
09/09/2019Chrysanthemum Day in JapanJapan
09/18/2019Island Language Day in JapanJapan
11/15/2019Schichi-Go-San in JapanJapan
12/12/2019Kanji Day in JapanJapan

Folk Festivals

01/11/2019Kagami Biraki in JapanJapan
03/03/2019Hinamatsuri in JapanJapan
08/13/2019Obon in JapanJapan

Public Holidays

01/14/2019Coming of Age Day in JapanJapan
02/11/2019National Foundation Day in JapanJapan
02/23/2019Emperor’s Birthday in JapanJapan
03/20/2019Vernal Equinox Day in JapanJapan
04/29/2019Shōwa Day in JapanJapan
05/03/2019Constitution Memorial Day in JapanJapan
05/04/2019Greenery Day in JapanJapan
05/05/2019Children’s Day in JapanJapan
07/15/2019Marine Day in JapanJapan
08/11/2019Mountain Day in JapanJapan
09/16/2019Respect for the Aged Day in JapanJapan
09/23/2019Autumnal Equinox in JapanJapan
10/14/2019Health and Sports Day in JapanJapan
11/03/2019Culture Day in JapanJapan
11/23/2019Labor Thanksgiving Day in JapanJapan
12/31/2019Saint 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

Religious Holidays

02/03/2019SetsubunJapan
03/15/2019Hōnen Matsuri in JapanJapan
04/08/2019Hana Matsuri (Flower Festival) in JapanJapan
12/08/2019Bodhi Day in JapanJapan

Anniversaries and Memorial Days

02/07/2019Northern Territories Day in JapanJapan
03/01/2019Bikini Day in JapanJapan
04/28/2019Restoration of Sovereignty Day in JapanJapan
08/06/2019Hiroshima Peace Memorial CeremonyJapan
08/09/2019Nagasaki Peace Memorial CeremonyJapan
08/15/2019National Memorial Service for War Dead in JapanJapan

Unofficial Holidays

02/22/2019Cat Day in JapanJapan
03/14/2019White DayJapan, Taiwan, South Korea, China
07/10/2019Natto Day in JapanJapan
08/09/2019National Hug Day in JapanJapan
11/11/2019Pocky Day / Pepero DayJapan, South Korea

Professional Days

04/18/2019Invention Day in JapanJapan
10/01/2019Sake DayJapan
11/01/2019Self-Defense Forces Commemoration Day in JapanJapan

Other Observances

05/12/2019Mother'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
06/16/2019Father'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