On the page Japan Bank holidays 2021 you will find a list with all important dates to the Japanese people. All the holidays of the year 2021 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 2021.

National and Local holidays

New Year's Day
 Friday - 1st of January 2021  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
 Saturday - 2nd of January 2021  Common local holiday

 All states

January 2 Bank Holiday is a bank holiday in Japan


January 3 Bank Holiday
 Sunday - 3rd of January 2021  Common local holiday

 All states

January 3 Bank Holiday is a bank holiday in Japan


Coming of Age Day
 Monday - 11th of January 2021  National holiday

 All states

Coming of Age Day is a national holiday in Japan


National Foundation Day
 Thursday - 11th of February 2021  National holiday

 All states

National Foundation Day is a national holiday in Japan


Emperor's Birthday
 Tuesday - 23rd of February 2021  National holiday

 All states

Emperor's Birthday is a national holiday in Japan


Spring Equinox
 Saturday - 20th of March 2021  National holiday

 All states

Spring Equinox is a national holiday in Japan


Shōwa Day
 Thursday - 29th of April 2021  National holiday

 All states

Shōwa Day is a national holiday in Japan


Constitution Memorial Day
 Monday - 3rd of May 2021  National holiday

 All states

Constitution Memorial Day is a national holiday in Japan


Greenery Day
 Tuesday - 4th of May 2021  National holiday

 All states

Greenery Day is a national holiday in Japan


Children's Day
 Wednesday - 5th of May 2021  National holiday

 All states

Children's Day is a national holiday in Japan


Sea Day
 Monday - 19th of July 2021  National holiday

 All states

Sea Day is a national holiday in Japan


Mountain Day
 Wednesday - 11th of August 2021  National holiday

 All states

Mountain Day is a national holiday in Japan


Respect for the Aged Day
 Monday - 20th of September 2021  National holiday

 All states

Respect for the Aged Day is a national holiday in Japan


Autumn Equinox
 Thursday - 23rd of September 2021  National holiday

 All states

Autumn Equinox is a national holiday in Japan


Sports Day
 Monday - 11th of October 2021  National holiday

 All states

Sports Day is a national holiday in Japan


Culture Day
 Wednesday - 3rd of November 2021  National holiday

 All states

Culture Day is a national holiday in Japan


Labor Thanksgiving Day
 Tuesday - 23rd of November 2021  National holiday

 All states

Labor Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday in Japan


December 31 Bank Holiday
 Friday - 31st of December 2021  Common local holiday

 All states

December 31 Bank Holiday is a bank holiday in Japan


Other important days

Valentine's Day
 Sunday - 14th of February 2021  Observance

 All states

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


Dolls' Festival/Girls' Festival
 Wednesday - 3rd of March 2021  Observance

 All states

Dolls' Festival/Girls' Festival is a observance in Japan


March Equinox
 Saturday - 20th of March 2021  Season

 All states

March Equinox in Japan (Tokyo)


June Solstice
 Monday - 21st of June 2021  Season

 All states

June Solstice in Japan (Tokyo)


Star Festival
 Wednesday - 7th of July 2021  Observance

 All states

Star Festival is a observance in Japan


Hiroshima Memorial Day
 Friday - 6th of August 2021  Observance

 All states

Hiroshima Memorial Day is a observance in Japan


Nagasaki Memorial Day
 Monday - 9th of August 2021  Observance

 All states

Nagasaki Memorial Day is a observance in Japan


September Equinox
 Wednesday - 22nd of September 2021  Season

 All states

September Equinox in Japan (Tokyo)


7-5-3 Day
 Monday - 15th of November 2021  Observance

 All states

7-5-3 Day is a observance in Japan


December Solstice
 Tuesday - 21st of December 2021  Season

 All states

December Solstice in Japan (Tokyo)


Christmas
 Saturday - 25th of December 2021  Observance

 All states

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