Posted By Jennybean on 04-20-2012 5:35 PM
I have been wondering about driving to and from work during this time...how will that be?
Golden Week (ゴールデンウィーク Gōruden Wīku?), often abbreviated to simply GW and also known as Ōgon shūkan (黄金週間?, "Golden Week") or Ōgata renkyū (大型連休?, "Large consecutive holiday") is a Japanese term applied to the period containing the following public holidays: April 29 Emperor's Birthday (天皇誕生日 Tennō tanjōbi?), until 1988 Greenery Day (みどりの日 Midori no nichi?), from 1989 until 2006 Shōwa Day (昭和の日 Shōwa no nichi?), from 2007 May 3 Constitution Memorial Day (憲法記念日 Kenpō kinenbi?) May 4 Holiday† (国民の休日 Kokumin no kyūjitsu?), from 1985 until 2006 Greenery Day (みどりの日 Midori no hi?), from 2007 May 5 Children's Day (こどもの日 Kodomo no hi?), also customarily known as Boys' Day (端午の節句 Tango no sekku?).