South Korea Public Holidays 2019


Searching for the public holidays in South Korea? All public holidays in South Korea are treated like Sundays. This means that most of the South Korea employees have a day off and all schools are closed on these holidays. If you are planning a trip to South Korea and want to know what the national and regional holidays are, check the details in the tables below.

List of Holidays in South Korea for Year 2019

# Date Holiday Name Day
1 Jan 01, 2019 New Year’s Day Tuesday
2 Feb 04, 2019 Korean New Year Holiday Monday
3 Feb 05, 2019 Korean New Year Tuesday
4 Feb 06, 2019 Korean New Year Holiday Wednesday
5 Mar 01, 2019 March 1st Movement Friday
6 May 01, 2019 Labour Day Wednesday
7 May 05, 2019 Children’s Day Sunday
8 May 06, 2019 Children’s Day (in lieu) Monday
9 May 12, 2019 Buddha’s Birthday Sunday
10 Jun 06, 2019 Memorial Day Thursday
11 Jul 17, 2019 Constitution Day Wednesday
12 Aug 15, 2019 Liberation Day Thursday
13 Sep 12, 2019 Harvest Festival Holiday Thursday
14 Sep 13, 2019 Harvest Festival Friday
15 Sep 14, 2019 Harvest Festival Holiday Saturday
16 Oct 03, 2019 National Foundation Day Thursday
17 Oct 09, 2019 Hangeul Day Wednesday
18 Dec 25, 2019 Christmas Day Wednesday

List of Holidays in South Korea for Year 2020

# Date Holiday Name Day
1 Jan 01, 2020 New Year’s Day Wednesday
2 Jan 24, 2020 Korean New Year Holiday Friday
3 Jan 25, 2020 Korean New Year Saturday
4 Jan 26, 2020 Korean New Year Holiday Sunday
5 Mar 01, 2020 March 1st Movement Sunday
6 Apr 30, 2020 Buddha’s Birthday Thursday
7 May 01, 2020 Labour Day Friday
8 May 05, 2020 Children’s Day Tuesday
9 Jun 06, 2020 Memorial Day Saturday
10 Jul 17, 2020 Constitution Day Friday
11 Aug 15, 2020 Liberation Day Saturday
12 Sep 30, 2020 Harvest Festival Holiday Wednesday
13 Oct 01, 2020 Harvest Festival Thursday
14 Oct 02, 2020 Harvest Festival Friday
15 Oct 03, 2020 National Foundation Day Saturday
16 Oct 09, 2020 Hangeul Day Friday
17 Dec 25, 2020 Christmas Day Friday

List of Holidays in South Korea for Year 2021

# Date Holiday Name Day
1 Jan 01, 2021 New Year’s Day Friday
2 Feb 11, 2021 Korean New Year Holiday Thursday
3 Feb 12, 2021 Korean New Year Friday
4 Feb 13, 2021 Korean New Year Holiday Saturday
5 Mar 01, 2021 March 1st Movement Monday
6 May 01, 2021 Labour Day Saturday
7 May 05, 2021 Children’s Day Wednesday
8 May 19, 2021 Buddha’s Birthday Wednesday
9 Jun 06, 2021 Memorial Day Sunday
10 Jul 17, 2021 Constitution Day Saturday
11 Aug 15, 2021 Liberation Day Sunday
12 Sep 20, 2021 Harvest Festival Holiday Monday
13 Sep 21, 2021 Harvest Festival Tuesday
14 Sep 22, 2021 Harvest Festival Holiday Wednesday
15 Oct 03, 2021 National Foundation Day Sunday
16 Oct 09, 2021 Hangeul Day Saturday
17 Dec 25, 2021 Christmas Day Saturday