Japanese calendar 2017, 2018, 2019 & 2020

Public holidays 2017 in Japan

17 July 2017 (Monday): Marine Day.
11 August 2017 (Friday): Mountain Day.
18 September 2017 (Monday): Respect for the Aged Day.
23 September 2017 (Saturday): Autumnal Equinox Day. Autumn/Fall.
09 October 2017 (Monday): Health and Sports Day.
03 November 2017 (Friday): Culture Day.
23 November 2017 (Thursday): Labour Thanksgiving Day.
23 December 2017 (Saturday): The Emperor’s Birthday.

Public holidays 2018 in Japan

01 January 2018 (Monday): New Year’s Day.
08 January 2018 (Monday): Coming of Age Day. See Japanese girls in kimono for their 20th birthday!
11 February 2018 (Sunday): National Foundation Day.
12 February 2018 (Monday): Substitute public holiday (because National Foundation Day is on a Sunday).
21 March 2018 (Wednesday): Vernal Equinox Day. Spring.
28 April 2018 (Saturday): Start of the Golden Week.
29 April 2018 (Sunday): Showa Day.
30 April 2018 (Monday): Substitute public holiday (because Showa Day is on a Sunday).
03 May 2018 (Thursday): Constitution Memorial Day.
04 May 2018 (Friday): Greenery Day.
05 May 2018 (Saturday): Children’s Day.
06 May 2018 (Sunday): End of the Golden Week.
16 July 2018 (Monday): Marine Day.
11 August 2018 (Saturday): Mountain Day.
17 September 2018 (Monday): Respect for the Aged Day.
23 September 2018 (Sunday): Autumnal Equinox Day. Autumn/Fall.
24 September 2018 (Monday): Substitute public holiday (because Autumnal Equinox Day is on a Sunday).
08 October 2018 (Monday): Health and Sports Day.
03 November 2018 (Saturday): Culture Day.
23 November 2018 (Friday): Labour Thanksgiving Day.
23 December 2018 (Sunday): The Emperor’s Birthday.
24 December 2018 (Monday): Substitute public holiday (because The Emperor’s Birthday is on a Sunday).

Selected events 2017 in Japan

09-23 July 2017: Sumo tournament at Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium in Nagoya.
10-24 September 2017: Sumo tournament at the Kokugikan in Tokyo.
12-26 November 2017: Sumo tournament at Fukuoka Kokusai Centre in Fukuoka.

Selected events 2018 in Japan

14-28 January 2018: Sumo tournament at the Kokugikan in Tokyo.
11-25 March 2018: Sumo tournament at Edion Arena Osaka (Osaka Prefectural Gymnasium) in Osaka.
13-27 May 2018: Sumo tournament at the Kokugikan in Tokyo.
08-22 July 2018: Sumo tournament at Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium in Nagoya.
09-23 September 2018: Sumo tournament at the Kokugikan in Tokyo.
11-25 November 2018: Sumo tournament at Fukuoka Kokusai Centre in Fukuoka.

Selected events 2019 in Japan

20 September 2019 – 02 November 2019: Rugby World Cup.

Selected events 2020 in Japan

24 July 2020 – 09 August 2020: Summer Olympics.
25 August 2020 – 06 September 2020: Summer Paralympics.