Important Korean Holidays

January – New Year’s Day

January – Seollal (Lunar New Year or Korean New Year)

March – Independence Movement Day

May – Labor Day

May – Children’s Day

May – Buddha’s Birthday

June – Memorial Day

August – Liberation Day

September – Chuseok (Harvest Moon Festival)

October – National Foundation Day

December 25 – Christmas Day

Other Important Days

DecemberDongji (Winter Solstice)

May – Parents’ Day

July – Constitution Day

October 9, 2014 – Hanguel (Korean Alphabet) Day

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Last Updated on Oct 21, 2023