Public Holidays in Korea 2017

Public Holidays in South Korea

If you are planning to visit South Korea in 2017, consider the list of public holidays below.

Date Day Holidays
1 January Sunday New Year’s Day
27 January Friday Seollal
28 January Saturday Seollal
29 January Sunday Seollal
1 March Wednesday March 1st Movement /
Independence Movement Day
3 May Wednesday Buddha’s Birthday
5 May Friday Children’s Day
6 June Tuesday Memorial Day
15 August Tuesday Liberation Day
3 October Tuesday Chuseok / Korean Thanksgiving
3 October Tuesday National Foundation Day
4 October Wed Chuseok / Korean Thanksgiving
5 October Thursday Chuseok / Korean Thanksgiving
9 October Monday Hangeul Day
25 December Monday Christmas Day