List of national public holidays of Japan in 2019

This page contains a calendar of all 2019 public holidays for Japan. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates. Scroll down to view the national list or choose your state’s calendar.

Day Date Holiday Notes
Jan. 1, 2019 Jan. 1, 2019 New Year's Day Gantan
Jan. 14, 2019 Jan. 14, 2019 Coming-of-age Day Seijin no Hi. 2nd Monday of January
Feb. 11, 2019 Feb. 11, 2019 National Foundation Day
March 21, 2019 March 21, 2019 Vernal Equinox Day March 20 or March 21
April 29, 2019 April 29, 2019 Showa Day Part of Golden Week
April 30, 2019 April 30, 2019 Public Holiday Bridge holiday
May 1, 2019 May 1, 2019 Emperor's Coronation
May 2, 2019 May 2, 2019 Public Holiday Bridge holiday
May 3, 2019 May 3, 2019 Constitution Memorial Day Part of Golden Week
May 4, 2019 May 4, 2019 Greenery Day Part of Golden Week
May 5, 2019 May 5, 2019 Children's Day Kodomo no Hi. Part of Golden Week
May 6, 2019 May 6, 2019 Children's Day (observed) Kodomo no Hi. Part of Golden Week
July 15, 2019 July 15, 2019 Marine Day Umi no Hi. 3rd Monday of July
Aug. 11, 2019 Aug. 11, 2019 Mountain Day August 11 or following Monday if it falls on a Sunday
Aug. 12, 2019 Aug. 12, 2019 Mountain Day (observed) August 11 or following Monday if it falls on a Sunday
Sept. 16, 2019 Sept. 16, 2019 Respect for the Aged Day Keiro no Hi. 3rd Monday of September
Sept. 23, 2019 Sept. 23, 2019 Autumnal Equinox Day September 23 or September 24
Oct. 14, 2019 Oct. 14, 2019 Health-Sports Day Taiiku no Hi. 2nd Monday of October
Nov. 3, 2019 Nov. 3, 2019 Culture Day November 3 or following Monday if it falls on a Sunday
Nov. 4, 2019 Nov. 4, 2019 Culture Day (observed) November 3 or following Monday if it falls on a Sunday
Nov. 23, 2019 Nov. 23, 2019 Labour Thanksgiving Day November 23 or following Monday if it falls on a Sunday