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Japan Holiday and Seasonal Highlights – Winter & Spring 2017 – Mark Your Calendars

As busy moms we are always trying to plan better, so we are sharing key Japan Holiday and Seasonal Highlights for Winter & Spring 2017. Hope this list helps you plan your calendars to reduce the stress, costs and increase the fun! Enjoy

Japan Holiday and Seasonal Highlights – Winter & Spring 2017

Jan 27 – Feb 2                  Chinese New Year – Skiing and big sites very crowded with tourists

Feb 1- 12th                       Sapporo Snow Festival

Feb 3 (Fri)                         Setsubun (“Devil Day”) – Seasonal

Feb 11 (Sat)                       National Foundation Day – National holiday

Feb 14 (Tue)                     Valentines Day (gifts women to men) – Seasonal

Feb 15 – 19                         Mid-winter break for many International Schools

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Feb 26 (Sun)                    Tokyo Marathon

Mar 3 (Fri)                       Girls’ Day – Seasonal

Mar 14 (Tues)                  White Day (gifts men to women) – Seasonal

Mar 20 (Mon)                 Spring Equinox – National holiday

Mid-March – 1st week of April – Japanese school holidays (new school year starts in April) peak travel season

Mar 22 – Apr 1                Cherry Blossom Peak Blooming – Seasonal

Apr 29-May 5                 Golden Week – string of National holidays – peak travel season

Apr 29 (Sat)                    Shōwa Day – National holiday

May 3 (Wed)                  Constitution Memorial Day – National holiday

May 4 (Thur)                 Greenery Day – National holiday

May 5 (Fri)                     Children’s Day (celebrates boys) – National holiday

Second week of June – Most International Schools start summer break

Third week of July     – Most Japanese Schools start summer break

Japan Holiday and Seasonal Highlights – Winter & Spring 2017

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