List of national public holidays of Japan in 2020

This page contains a calendar of all 2020 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, 2020 Jan. 1, 2020 New Year's Day Gantan
Jan. 13, 2020 Jan. 13, 2020 Coming-of-age Day Seijin no Hi. 2nd Monday of January
Feb. 11, 2020 Feb. 11, 2020 National Foundation Day
March 20, 2020 March 20, 2020 Vernal Equinox Day March 20 or March 21
April 29, 2020 April 29, 2020 Showa Day Part of Golden Week
May 3, 2020 May 3, 2020 Constitution Memorial Day Part of Golden Week
May 4, 2020 May 4, 2020 Greenery Day Part of Golden Week
May 5, 2020 May 5, 2020 Children's Day Kodomo no Hi. Part of Golden Week
May 6, 2020 May 6, 2020 Constitution Memorial Day (in lieu) As Constitution Memorial Day falls on a Sunday
July 20, 2020 July 20, 2020 Marine Day Umi no Hi. 3rd Monday of July
Aug. 11, 2020 Aug. 11, 2020 Mountain Day August 11 or following Monday if it falls on a Sunday
Sept. 21, 2020 Sept. 21, 2020 Respect for the Aged Day Keiro no Hi. 3rd Monday of September
Sept. 22, 2020 Sept. 22, 2020 Autumnal Equinox Day September 23 or September 24
Oct. 12, 2020 Oct. 12, 2020 Health-Sports Day Taiiku no Hi. 2nd Monday of October
Nov. 3, 2020 Nov. 3, 2020 Culture Day November 3 or following Monday if it falls on a Sunday
Nov. 23, 2020 Nov. 23, 2020 Labour Thanksgiving Day November 23 or following Monday if it falls on a Sunday
Dec. 23, 2020 Dec. 23, 2020 The Emperor's Birthday December 23 or following Monday if it falls on a Sunday