Holidays to be Observed in 2020

The Embassy will be closed to the public in observance of the following U.S. and Japanese holidays during 2020:

  Holiday   Date   Day of the Week
New Year’s Day January 1 Wednesday
Adult’s Day January 13 Monday
Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday January 20 Monday
Washington’s Birthday February 17 Monday
Emperor’s Birthday February 23 Sunday (Observed on Monday, Feb. 24)
Vernal Equinox Day March 20 Friday
Golden Week Holidays May 4-6 Mon-Weds
Memorial Day May 25 Monday
Independence Day July 4 Saturday (observed on Friday, July 3
Marine Day July 23 Thursday
Sports Day July 24 Friday
Mountain Day August 10 Monday
Labor Day September 7 Monday
Respect for the Aged Day September 21 Monday
Autumn Equinox Day September 22 Tuesday
Columbus Day October 12 Monday
Veterans Day November 11 Wednesday
Labor Thanksgiving Day November 23 Monday
Thanksgiving Day November 26 Thursday
Christmas Day December 25 Friday