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Holidays to be Observed in 2021

The Embassy and Consulates will be closed to the public in observance of the following United States and Japanese holidays in 2021:

Holiday Date Day of the Week
  New Year’s Day   January 1   Friday
  Adult’s Day   January 11   Monday
  Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday   January 18   Monday
  National Foundation Day   February 11   Thursday
  Washington’s Birthday   February 15   Monday
  Golden Week Holidays   April 29, May 3-5   (Thurs, Mon-Weds)
  Memorial Day   May 31   Monday
  Independence Day   July 4   Sunday (Observed on Mon, July 5)
  Marine Day   July 22   Thursday
  Sports Day   July 23   Friday
  Labor Day   September 6   Monday
  Respect for the Aged Day   September 20   Monday
  Columbus Day   October 11   Monday
  Veterans Day   November 11   Thursday
  Labor Thanksgiving Day   November 23   Tuesday
  Thanksgiving Day   November 25   Thursday
  Christmas Day   December 25   Saturday (Observed on Fri, Dec. 24)
  New Year’s Day 2022   January 1   Saturday (Observed, Fri, Dec. 31, 2021)