The rescheduling of the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games to 2021 has prompted Japan again to reshuffle its national holiday calendar.
|Japan Public Holidays 2021|
|1||January||1||Friday||New Year’s Day|
|2||January||11||Monday||Coming of Age Day|
|3||February||11||Thursday||National Foundation Day|
|5||March||20||Saturday||Vernal Equinox Day|
|7||May||3||Monday||Constitution Memorial Day|
|12||August||9||Monday||Mountain Day (Observed Day)|
|13||September||20||Monday||Respect for the Aged Day|
|14||September||23||Thursday||Autumnal Equinox Day|
|16||November||23||Tuesday||Labor Thanksgiving Day|
- Marine Day shifts from the third Monday in July to Thursday, July 22, the day before the Olympics opening ceremony.
- Sports Day moves from October to July 23, the day of the opening ceremon.
- Mountain Day falls on August 8, to coincide with the closing ceremony, rather than the usual August 11.