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Japanese National Holidays

Month Date Name
January 1 New Year's Day (Ganjitsu)
Second Monday of January Coming-of-Age Day (Seijin no Hi)
February 11 National Foundation Day (Kenkoku Kinen no Hi)
March 20 Vernal Equinox Day (Shunbun no Hi)
April 29 Showa Day (Showa no Hi)
May 3 Constitution Memorial Day (Kenpo Kinenbi)
May 4 Greenery Day (Midori no Hi)
May 5 Children's Day (Kodomo no Hi)
Third Monday of July Marine Day (Umi no Hi)
Third Monday of September Respect-for-the-Aged Day (Keiro no Hi)
September 23 Autumnal Equinox Day (Shubun no Hi)
Second Monday of October Health-Sports Day (Taiiku no Hi)
November 3 Culture Day (Bunka no Hi)
November 23 Labor Thanksgiving Day (Kinro Kansha no Hi)
December 23 The Emperor's Birthday (Tenno Tanjobi)