Japanese Holidays

DateDayEventJapanese Name
January 1MondayNew Year’s Day元日 (Ganjitsu)
January 9MondayComing of Age Day成人の日 (Seijin no Hi)
February 11SundayFoundation Day建国記念の日 (Kenkoku Kinen no Hi)
March 3SaturdayGirl’s Day雛祭り (Hina Matsuri)
March 20TuesdayVernal Equinox Day春分の日 (Shunbun no Hi)
April 29SundayShowa Day昭和の日 (Showa no Hi)
May 3ThursdayConstitution Memorial Day憲法記念日 (Kenpo Kinenbi)
May 4FridayGreenery Day緑の日 (Midori no Hi)
May 5SaturdayChildren’s Day子供の日 (Kodomo ni Hi)
July 17TuesdayMarine Day海の日 (Umi no Hi)
August 11SaturdayMountain Day山の日 (Yama no Hi)
September 18TuesdayRespect for the Aged Day敬老の日 (Keiro no Hi)
September 23SundayAutumnal Equinox Day秋分の日 (Shubun no Hi)
October 9TuesdaySports Day体育の日 (Taiiku no Hi)
November 3SaturdayCulture Day文化の日 (Bunka no Hi)
November 23FridayLabor Thanksgiving Day勤労感謝の日 (Kinro Kansha no Hi)
December 23SundayThe Emperor’s Birthday天皇誕生日 (Tenno Tanjobi)