Holiday Calendar – 2018

The Embassy will be closed to the public in observance of the following U.S. and Japanese holidays during 2018:

(See 2019 holidays here)

  Holiday   Date   Day of the Week
New Year’s Day  Jan. 1Monday
Adult’s Day  Jan. 8Monday
Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Birthday  Jan. 15Monday
National Foundation Day  Feb. 11Sunday (Observed on Feb. 12)
Washington’s Birthday  Feb. 19Monday
Vernal Equinox Day  March 21Wednesday
Golden Week Holidays  April 30, May 3-4Monday, Thursday-Friday
Memorial Day  May 28Monday
Independence Day  July 4Wednesday
Marine Day  July 16Monday
Labor Day  Sept. 3Monday
Respect for the Aged Day  Sept. 17Monday
Columbus Day/Sports Day  Oct. 8Monday
Veterans Day  Nov. 12Monday
Thanksgiving Day  Nov. 22Thursday
Labor Thanksgiving Day  Nov. 23Friday
Emperor’s Birthday  Dec. 23Sunday (Observed on Dec. 24)
Christmas Day  Dec. 25Tuesday