Festivals are the part of culture. Like other nations in the world, South Korea people also celebrates different events and festivals. If you are looking for the events and festivals calendar of South Korea, here you can go. We have arranged all the event and festival list according to the date. Let's enjoy
List of Festivals in South Korea
|Holiday Name||Date||Type||Day Remains|
|New Year's Day||Jan 01||Holiday||0 minutes|
|World Braille Day||Jan 04||Observance||0 minutes|
|International Programmers' Day||Jan 07||Observance||0 minutes|
|World Religion Day||Jan 17||Observance||0 minutes|
|International Customs Day||Jan 26||Observance||0 minutes|
|Tu Bishvat/Tu B'Shevat||Jan 28||Observance||0 minutes|
|World Leprosy Day||Jan 31||Observance||0 minutes|
|World Wetlands Day||Feb 02||Observance||0 minutes|
|World Day of the Sick||Feb 11||Observance||0 minutes|
|Seotdal Geumeum||Feb 11||Holiday||0 minutes|
|Chinese New Year||Feb 12||Holiday||0 minutes|
|Korean New Year/Seollal||Feb 12||Holiday||0 minutes|
|Valentine's Day||Feb 14||Observance||0 minutes|
|Self-Injury Awareness Day||Mar 01||Observance||0 minutes|
|Independence Movement Day (South Korea)||Mar 01||Holiday||0 minutes|
|International Women's Day||Mar 08||Observance||0 minutes|
|World Kidney Day||Mar 11||Observance||0 minutes|
|St. Patrick's Day||Mar 17||Holiday||0 minutes|
|March Equinox/ Vernal Equinox Day||Mar 20||Observance||0 minutes|
|Earth Hour||Mar 27||Observance||0 minutes|
|April Fool's Day||Apr 01||Observance||0 minutes|
|Arbor Day||Apr 05||Observance||0 minutes|
|International Day for Monuments and Sites||Apr 18||Observance||0 minutes|
|Labour Day||May 01||Observance||0 minutes|
|International Workers' Day/May Day||May 01||Holiday||0 minutes|
|South-Korean Children's Day||May 05||Holiday||0 minutes|
|Children’s Day||May 05||Holiday||0 minutes|
|World Ovarian Cancer Day||May 08||Observance||0 minutes|
|Parents' Day (South Korea)||May 08||Observance||0 minutes|
|Mother's Day||May 09||Observance||0 minutes|
|International Nurses Day||May 12||Observance||0 minutes|
|Teacher's Day (South Korea)||May 15||Observance||0 minutes|
|Buddha's Birthday/Vesak/Buddha Purnima||May 19||Holiday||0 minutes|
|World Autoimmune day||May 20||Observance||0 minutes|
|African Liberation Day||May 25||Observance||0 minutes|
|International Parents' Day||Jun 01||Observance||0 minutes|
|Memorial Day (South Korea)||Jun 06||Holiday||0 minutes|
|Father's Day||Jun 20||Observance||0 minutes|
|Constitution Day||Jul 17||Observance||0 minutes|
|International Friendship Day||Jul 30||Observance||0 minutes|
|Friday the 13th||Aug 13||Observance||0 minutes|
|Liberation Day of South Korea||Aug 15||Holiday||0 minutes|
|National Liberation Day of Korea||Aug 15||Holiday||0 minutes|
|International Overdose Awareness Day||Aug 31||Observance||0 minutes|
|World Sexual Health Day||Sep 04||Observance||0 minutes|
|Still's Disease Awareness Day||Sep 17||Observance||0 minutes|
|Chuseok/Autumn Eve||Sep 21||Holiday||0 minutes|
|International Celebrate Bisexuality Day||Sep 23||Observance||0 minutes|
|World Heart Day||Sep 29||Observance||0 minutes|
|World Vegetarian Day||Oct 01||Observance||0 minutes|
|Armed Forces Day (South Korea)||Oct 01||Observance||0 minutes|
|National Foundation Day of South Korea||Oct 03||Holiday||0 minutes|
|World Teacher's Day||Oct 05||Observance||0 minutes|
|World Cerebral Palsy Day||Oct 06||Observance||0 minutes|
|Hangeul Proclamation Day||Oct 09||Holiday||0 minutes|
|World Sight Day||Oct 14||Observance||0 minutes|
|World Stroke Day||Oct 29||Observance||1 week, 6 days|
|Halloween||Oct 31||Observance||2 weeks, 1 day|
|World Vegan Day||Nov 01||Observance||2 weeks, 2 days|
|World Pneumonia Day||Nov 12||Observance||3 weeks, 6 days|
|World Prematurity Day||Nov 17||Observance||1 month|
|International Men's Day||Nov 19||Observance||1 month|
|World AIDS Day||Dec 01||Observance||1 month, 2 weeks|
|Day off for Christmas Day||Dec 24||Observance||2 months, 1 week|
|Christmas Day||Dec 25||Observance||2 months, 1 week|
- International Programmers' Day usually held on 7th January or 12th or 13th September every year.
- World Religion Day celebrates on the third Sunday of January.
- Tu Bishvat/Tu B'Shevat is celebrated by the Jewish occurring on the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Shevat
- World Leprosy Day celebrates on the last Sunday of January.
- Chinese New Year is not a public holiday in the USA, UK, Australia & Canada. In other countries, it is a public holiday. The day follows the Lunar calendar which is different from the Gregorian calendar so the date varies every year.
- Korean New Year/Seollal celebration starts from the beginning of the day and lasts till the next day. Normally the date falls on the second new moon after the winter solstice. The public holiday on Korean New Year lasts for three days.
- World Kidney Day celebrates on the second Thursday of March.
- March Equinox is the day when the duration of night & day are nearly equal.
- Earth Hour usually celebrates on the last Saturday of March.
- Arbor Day is a state holiday in Nebraska, USA. They observed it on the last Friday of the month of April. According to this schedule in 2021 in Nebraska, USA Arbor day falls on 30th April.
- Mother's Day mainly occurs on the second Sunday of the month of May.
- Buddha's Birthday/Vesak/Buddha Purnima usually falls on the full moon of the month Vesak. Normally it falls on the First of April or mid-time in May.
- Mainly Father's Day celebrates on the third Sunday of June. On this sequence this year it is on 20th June.
- International Friendship Day worldwide celebrates on July 30. In many countries, people celebrate on the first Sunday of August.
- Chuseok is celebrated on the 15th day of the 8th month of the Lunar calendar on the full moon. The date varies every year. The celebration lasts for two days the day before the festival and the festival's day.
- World Sight Day celebrates on the second Thursday of the month of October.
- Halloween celebrates on the day after All Saints.
- It is the eve of Christmas day
- Christmas Day is observed throughout the world among the Christian Community