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South Korea Holidays 2023



South Korea Holidays 2023 Calendar


Do you know how many holidays are in South Korea?


There are 17 national holidays recognized by the South Korea government under applicable law.


On these days, all non-essential civil servants are out of work and most government offices (including the post office) are closed.


States and private companies are not required to observe national holidays in South Korea, but most state and local governments, as well as many private companies, also close on those days.



List of South Korea Holidays 2023


See the complete and official list of holidays in South Korea:

Name Day of Week Date
  • New Year's Day Sunday Jan 1, 2023
  • Seollal Holiday Saturday Jan 21, 2023
  • Seollal Sunday Jan 22, 2023
  • Seollal Holiday Monday Jan 23, 2023
  • Seollal Holiday Tuesday Jan 24, 2023
  • Independence Movement Day Wednesday Mar 1, 2023
  • Children's Day Friday May 5, 2023
  • Buddha's Birthday Saturday May 27, 2023
  • Memorial Day Tuesday Jun 6, 2023
  • Liberation Day Tuesday Aug 15, 2023
  • Chuseok Holiday Thursday Sep 28, 2023
  • Chuseok Friday Sep 29, 2023
  • Chuseok Holiday Saturday Sep 30, 2023
  • Day off for Chuseok Holiday Monday Oct 2, 2023
  • National Foundation Day Tuesday Oct 3, 2023
  • Hangeul Proclamation Day Monday Oct 9, 2023
  • Christmas Day Monday Dec 25, 2023



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