Republic of Korea has a total of 12 holidays in 2017. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.

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Name of Holiday Day Date Type
신정 Sunday January 1 public
설날 Saturday January 28 public
3·1절 Wednesday March 1 public
석가탄신일 Wednesday May 3 public
어린이날 Friday May 5 public
현충일 Tuesday June 6 public
제헌절 Monday July 17 observance
광복절 Tuesday August 15 public
개천절 Tuesday October 3 public
추석 Wednesday October 4 public
한글날 Monday October 9 public
기독탄신일 Monday December 25 public