On the page Japan Bank holidays 2020 you will find a list with all important dates to the Japanese people. All the holidays of the year 2020 are listed. In Japan, your professional life is very important and people often sleep at work. They need some time off from their hectic schedule and enjoy their holidays at any time of year. The whole family can get together and spend some quality time together.

Browse the list of bank holidays in Japan to find which holiday falls on which day. This will be very useful if you plan a trip to Japan.

The team at 123NewYear created this list of holidays to give you an insight into the Japanese traditions and culture, with the help of the small description that we provide.

Here is the list of bank holidays in Japan for the coming year 2020.

National and Local holidays

New Year's Day
 Wednesday - 1st of January 2020  National holiday

 All states

New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.


January 2 Bank Holiday
 Thursday - 2nd of January 2020  Common local holiday

 All states


January 3 Bank Holiday
 Friday - 3rd of January 2020  Common local holiday

 All states


Coming of Age Day
 Monday - 13th of January 2020  National holiday

 All states


National Foundation Day
 Tuesday - 11th of February 2020  National holiday

 All states


Emperor's Birthday
 Sunday - 23rd of February 2020  National holiday

 All states


Emperor's Birthday observed
 Monday - 24th of February 2020  National holiday

 All states


Spring Equinox
 Friday - 20th of March 2020  National holiday

 All states


Shōwa Day
 Wednesday - 29th of April 2020  National holiday

 All states


Constitution Memorial Day
 Sunday - 3rd of May 2020  National holiday

 All states


Greenery Day
 Monday - 4th of May 2020  National holiday

 All states


Children's Day
 Tuesday - 5th of May 2020  National holiday

 All states


Constitution Memorial Day observed
 Wednesday - 6th of May 2020  National holiday

 All states


Sea Day
 Thursday - 23rd of July 2020  National holiday

 All states


Sports Day
 Friday - 24th of July 2020  National holiday

 All states


Mountain Day
 Monday - 10th of August 2020  National holiday

 All states


Respect for the Aged Day
 Monday - 21st of September 2020  National holiday

 All states


Autumn Equinox
 Tuesday - 22nd of September 2020  National holiday

 All states


Culture Day
 Tuesday - 3rd of November 2020  National holiday

 All states


Labor Thanksgiving Day
 Monday - 23rd of November 2020  National holiday

 All states


December 31 Bank Holiday
 Thursday - 31st of December 2020  Common local holiday

 All states


Other important days

Valentine's Day
 Friday - 14th of February 2020  Observance

 All states

Valentine’s Day is a special time to celebrate love, romance and friendship.


Dolls' Festival/Girls' Festival
 Tuesday - 3rd of March 2020  Observance

 All states


March Equinox
 Friday - 20th of March 2020  Season

 All states


June Solstice
 Saturday - 20th of June 2020  Season

 All states


Star Festival
 Tuesday - 7th of July 2020  Observance

 All states


Hiroshima Memorial Day
 Thursday - 6th of August 2020  Observance

 All states


Nagasaki Memorial Day
 Sunday - 9th of August 2020  Observance

 All states


September Equinox
 Tuesday - 22nd of September 2020  Season

 All states


7-5-3 Day
 Sunday - 15th of November 2020  Observance

 All states


December Solstice
 Monday - 21st of December 2020  Season

 All states


Christmas
 Friday - 25th of December 2020  Observance

 All states

Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.