Holidays to be Observed During 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
Golden Week Holiday April 29 Monday
Public Holiday April 30 Tuesday
Accession of New Emperor May 1 Wednesday
Public Holiday May 2 Thursday
Constitution Day May 3 Friday
Children’s Day May 5 Sunday
(Observed on Monday, May 6)
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
Enthronement Ceremony October 22 Tuesday
Veterans Day November 11 Monday
Thanksgiving Day November 28 Thursday
Christmas Day December 25 Wednesday