List of national public holidays of North Korea in 2018

This page contains a calendar of all 2018 public holidays for North Korea. 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, 2018 Jan. 1, 2018 New Year's Day
Feb. 16, 2018 Feb. 16, 2018 Korean New Year Seollal
Feb. 16, 2018 Feb. 16, 2018 Birth Day of Kim Jong Il Day of the Shining Star
March 2, 2018 March 2, 2018 Tree Planting Day First full moon of the lunar new year
March 8, 2018 March 8, 2018 International Women's Day
April 5, 2018 April 5, 2018 Chungmyung Day
April 15, 2018 April 15, 2018 Birth Date of Kim Il Sung Day of the Sun
April 25, 2018 April 25, 2018 Military Foundation Day Chosun People's Army Foundation Day
May 1, 2018 May 1, 2018 Labour Day
June 6, 2018 June 6, 2018 Children's Union Foundation Day
July 27, 2018 July 27, 2018 Victory Day Day of Victory in the Fatherland Liberation War
Aug. 15, 2018 Aug. 15, 2018 National Liberation Day
Aug. 25, 2018 Aug. 25, 2018 Day of Songun
Sept. 9, 2018 Sept. 9, 2018 National Day
Sept. 24, 2018 Sept. 24, 2018 Harvest Festival Chuseok
Oct. 10, 2018 Oct. 10, 2018 Party Foundation Day
Dec. 27, 2018 Dec. 27, 2018 Constitution Day