Sunday July 14, 2024

Japan Flag New Years Day - Japan

New Years Day

New Year's Day in Japan is the first day of the year, which is January 1st. New year's day is a time to celebrate the beginning of a new year along with some reflections on the past year.

Celebration\ Observance

People celebrate by getting together with family and friends to eat and drink. Government offices and most businesses are closed in celebration of the day.


New Year's day for the Gregorian calendar is always January 1st and was initially started back in 153 BC with the old Roman Calendar system.

Japan Public Holidays

Yearly Calendars

Provides calendars for the calendar year for Japan.

Holiday Dates for the Year

Provides the dates for holidays for the calendar year for Japan.