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What is the date of Obon in 2024?

Obon Day is on Thursday, August 15, 2024 in Japan.

Brief Information

  • This year:Tuesday, August 13, 2024
  • Next year:Wednesday, August 13, 2025
  • Last year:Sunday, August 13, 2023
  • Type:Not a Public Holiday

Holidays in Japan in 2024

Holidays in Japan in 2025

About Obon in Japan

Obon 2024 in Japan

Obon Day, which is observed on August 15, signifies the commencement of the year in the Gregorian calendar and it's a Not a Public Holiday in many countries.

Is Obon a Not a Public Holiday in Japan?

Yes, Obon is a Not a Public Holiday in Japan. A day not officially designated for general celebration or closure of schools and businesses.

New Year Observances days

YearDayDateHoliday NameComments
2018MondayAugust 13ObonNot a public holiday
2018TuesdayAugust 14ObonNot a public holiday
2018WednesdayAugust 15ObonNot a public holiday
2019TuesdayAugust 13ObonNot a public holiday
2019WednesdayAugust 14ObonNot a public holiday
2019ThursdayAugust 15ObonNot a public holiday
2020ThursdayAugust 13ObonNot a public holiday
2020FridayAugust 14ObonNot a public holiday
2020SaturdayAugust 15ObonNot a public holiday
2021FridayAugust 13ObonNot a public holiday
2021SaturdayAugust 14ObonNot a public holiday
2021SundayAugust 15ObonNot a public holiday
2022SaturdayAugust 13ObonNot a public holiday
2022SundayAugust 14ObonNot a public holiday
2022MondayAugust 15ObonNot a public holiday
2023SundayAugust 13ObonNot a public holiday
2023MondayAugust 14ObonNot a public holiday
2023TuesdayAugust 15ObonNot a public holiday
2024TuesdayAugust 13ObonNot a public holiday
2024WednesdayAugust 14ObonNot a public holiday
2024ThursdayAugust 15ObonNot a public holiday
2025WednesdayAugust 13ObonNot a public holiday
2025ThursdayAugust 14ObonNot a public holiday
2025FridayAugust 15ObonNot a public holiday

National Language of Japan

  • Name:Japanese
  • Native:日本語
  • Code:ja

Country Information of Japan

  • Name:Japan
  • Capital:Tokyo
  • Country Code:JP
  • Emoji:🇯🇵
  • Phone code:81
  • Unicode:U+1F1EF U+1F1F5
  • Currency:JPY
  • Currency Symbol:¥