2022 JAPAN HOLIDAYS
The next public holiday in Japan is
11th February, FridayNational Foundation Day
List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Japan in 2022
|SaturdaySat||Jan 01, 2022Jan 01||New Year's Day|
|MondayMon||Jan 10, 2022Jan 10||Coming of Age Day|
|FridayFri||Feb 11, 2022Feb 11||National Foundation Day|
|WednesdayWed||Feb 23, 2022Feb 23||Emperor's Birthday|
|MondayMon||Mar 21, 2022Mar 21||Spring Equinox|
|FridayFri||Apr 29, 2022Apr 29||Showa Day|
|TuesdayTue||May 03, 2022May 03||Constitution Memorial Day|
|WednesdayWed||May 04, 2022May 04||Greenery Day|
|ThursdayThu||May 05, 2022May 05||Children's Day|
|MondayMon||Jul 18, 2022Jul 18||Marine Day|
|TuesdayTue||Aug 09, 2022Aug 09||Mountain Day Holiday|
|ThursdayThu||Aug 11, 2022Aug 11||Mountain Day|
|SaturdaySat||Aug 13, 2022Aug 13||Festival of Souls (Obon)|
|MondayMon||Sep 19, 2022Sep 19||Respect for the Aged Day|
|FridayFri||Sep 23, 2022Sep 23||Autumn Equinox Day|
|MondayMon||Oct 10, 2022Oct 10||Health and Sports Day|
|ThursdayThu||Nov 03, 2022Nov 03||Culture Day|
|WednesdayWed||Nov 23, 2022Nov 23||Labor Thanksgiving Day|
|SundaySun||Dec 25, 2022Dec 25||Christmas Day|
Public Holidays in Japan
National Foundation Day
Friday Feb 11, 2022
The upcoming Japan holiday National Foundation Day is in 22 days from today.
Wednesday Feb 23, 2022
The upcoming Japan holiday Emperor's Birthday is in 34 days from today.
Monday Mar 21, 2022
The upcoming Japan holiday Spring Equinox is in 60 days from today.
2022 Public Holidays Japan Service
The above is the list of 2022 public holidays declared in Japan which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Japan holiday calendar for 2022 in Word, Excel, PDF and printable online formats.
National holidays in Japan are established in accordance with 1948 law that provides guidelines on public holidays. Japan has 16 national holidays held every year. A holiday that falls on a Sunday dictates that the following day which is Monday turned to a holiday too. Government services are not offered during holidays and schools as well as most businesses remain closed.
The Japanese people observe two major religions. They are Buddhism and Shinto. Shinto is based on Japanese culture while Buddhism is a foreign religion though practices by a big number of people. Religious holidays are mostly based on these two religions. Buddhists celebrate Vesak which is the major festivals of the year. The celebration is observed to commemorate Buddha's birthday.
New Year celebration is the major public holiday that is celebrated in Japan. On the eve of the New Year, Japanese citizens hold celebrations marked with numerous events till the morning of the New Year. The day starts with viewing the New Year’s first sunrise which is traditionally believed to be the representative of the just started year.
National Foundation day is observed to commemorate the day Japan became a nation. Cultural festivities and military shows mark the holiday. Constitution Memorial Day is the day observed in remembrance of the day the constitution of Japan became an enforcer of the law.
One of the unique holidays by the Japanese people is called coming of age. On this day the young men and women who are 20 years of age are considered adults. Other exciting Japanese holidays include Showa day, Vernal Equinox Day, greenery day and many others.