Holidays to be Observed in 2019

The Embassy will be closed to the public in observance of the following U.S. and Japanese holidays during 2019:

  Holiday   Date   Day of the Week
New Year’s Day

January 1

Tuesday
Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday January 21 Monday
National Foundation Day February 11 Monday
Washington’s Birthday February 18 Monday
Vernal Equinox Day March 21 Thursday
Golden Week Holidays April 29, May 3, May 6 Monday, Friday, Sunday (Observed on Monday)
Memorial Day May 27 Monday
Independence Day July 4 Thursday
Marine Day July 15 Monday
Mountain Day August 11 Sunday
(Observed on Monday, Aug. 12)
Labor Day September 2 Monday
Respect for the Aged Day September 16 Monday
Autumn Equinox Day September 23 Monday
Columbus Day/Sports Day October 14 Monday
Culture Day November 3 Sunday
(Observed on Monday, Nov. 4)
Veterans Day November 11 Monday
Thanksgiving Day November 28 Thursday
Christmas Day December 25 Wednesday