WORLD PREMIERE! Our new site displays updated vacation dates in 550 regions of the world
flag flag flag flag flag flag flag flag flag flag flag flag flag flag flag flag
The business world's No-Go Days!

South Korea (Republic of) : public and bank holidays, closure of banks, stock exchanges, school vacations

South Korea (Republic of) : complete schedule of public and bank holidays, closure of banks and stock exchanges, school vacations, trade fairs, cultural and sporting events, festivals, carnivals, election during the current 2 months

Internet domain: .kr - Telephone code: +82 - International dialing code: 001 - GMT offset: +9 (DST: no)
Currency: Won (KRW) ... Convert here!
Weekend: Sunday

Korean (70 million speakers) ...
Contact edit!

Name Date Kind More
International Motor Show*Friday April 3, 2020Tradeshows 
view more
Arbor Day**Sunday April 5, 2020Culture 
view more
Easter**Sunday April 12, 2020Catholic or protestant 
view more
Election DayWednesday April 15, 2020Secular holiday 
view more
parliamentary electionWednesday April 15, 2020Special Events 
view more
mid-term holiday (beginning)Wednesday April 29, 2020School holidays 
view more
Jeonju International Film Festival**Thursday April 30, 2020Culture 
view more
Buddha's Anniversary*Thursday April 30, 2020Buddhism (Vajrayana) 
view more
Labour Day**Friday May 1, 2020Banks only 
view more
Children Day**Tuesday May 5, 2020Secular holiday 
view more
mid-term holiday (end)Wednesday May 6, 2020School holidays 
view more
Parents Day*Friday May 8, 2020Culture 
view more
Teachers' DayFriday May 15, 2020Culture 
view more
Memorial Day for the Korean WarSaturday June 6, 2020Secular holiday 
view more
Tour de Korea*Wednesday June 10, 2020Sports events 
view more
summer holiday (beginning)Friday July 17, 2020School holidays 
view more
Constitution Day**Friday July 17, 2020Culture 
view more

International Motor Show -
Friday April 3, 2020

Tradeshows : Lasts one week - in Seoul - 2017 edition confirmed

Arbor Day -
Monday April 5, 2021

Culture : NOT a public holiday

Easter -
Sunday April 12, 2020

Catholic or protestant : Not a paid holiday

Election Day -
Wednesday April 15, 2020

Secular holiday :

Parliamentary election -
Wednesday April 15, 2020

Special Events :

Mid-term holiday (beginning) -
Wednesday April 29, 2020

School holidays :

Jeonju International Film Festival -
Thursday April 30, 2020

Culture : lasts 10 days - in Jeonju 2020 season confirmed

Buddha's Anniversary -
Thursday April 30, 2020

Buddhism (Vajrayana) : Sakyamuni Buddha, the founder of Buddhism, was born on April 8th, 623 B.C.E. in ancient northern India (now in Nepal) as Prince Siddhartha. It is a holiday observed by Buddhists throughout the world, though the exact date may differ from country to country.

Labour Day -
Friday May 1, 2020

Banks only : Banks and most workers, but not public administration.

Children Day -
Tuesday May 5, 2020

Secular holiday : South Korean Children's Day was created by Bhang Jung Hwan in 1923. It was originally on May 1, later changed to May 5 in 1946. It was officially adopted by government in 1973, and became a public holiday in 1975. Paid holiday when falling on Saturday or Sunday

Mid-term holiday (end) -
Wednesday May 6, 2020

School holidays :

Parents Day -
Friday May 8, 2020

Culture : Sons and daughters show their love and respect for their parents on this day. Parents’ Day is not a national holiday. Banks and shops are open for business.

Teachers' Day -
Friday May 15, 2020

Culture :

Memorial Day for the Korean War -
Saturday June 6, 2020

Secular holiday :

Tour de Korea -
Wednesday June 10, 2020

Sports events : Cycling race 2020 edition confirmed

Summer holiday (beginning) -
Friday July 17, 2020

School holidays :

Constitution Day -
Friday July 17, 2020

Culture : Commemorates the proclamation of the Constitution of the Republic of Korea that was made on July 17, 1948. Not a public holiday since 2007 but restored in 2013