Top events in South Korea

July
18

Two and a half hours south of Seoul, you can wallow in everything from therapeutic mud massage to mud-sliding at this spectacularly dirty and fun...

July
18

Two and a half hours south of Seoul, you can wallow in everything from therapeutic mud massage to mud-sliding at this spectacularly dirty and fun...

October
01

This annual cultural celebration showcases Seoul’s unique history, tradition and diversity through performing arts. It takes on a different theme...

South Korea Public Holidays

Below are listed Public Holidays for the January 2014-December 2015 period.

Public holiday note

* Holiday is from 9-11 February.

2015

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2015
February
19
Seollal (Lunar New Year)
Start date:
19 February 2015

First, second and third days of Lunar New Year

March
01
Sam Il Jul (Independence Movement Day)
Start date:
1 March 2015
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2015

Not an official public holiday but many companies and financial markets close.

May
05
Orininal (Children's Day)
Start date:
5 May 2015
May
25
Buddha's Birthday
Start date:
25 May 2015
May
25
Memorial Day
Start date:
25 May 2015
August
15
Kwang Bok Jul (Independence Day)
Start date:
15 August 2015
September
27
Chuseok (Harvest Moon Festival)
Start date:
27 September 2015
October
03
Kae Chun Jul (National Foundation Day)
Start date:
3 October 2015
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2015
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