Top events in Hong Kong

April
04

On ‘grave sweeping day’, families visit the graves of loved ones and tidy them up. They also burn ‘hell money’ which is...

April
04

On ‘grave sweeping day’, families visit the graves of loved ones and tidy them up. They also burn ‘hell money’ which is...

May
01

Two decades on from its launch, this festival of French culture is still going strong. The calendar is always varied, with events from opera and...

Hong Kong Public Holidays

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

Public holiday note

Holidays falling on Sunday are generally observed the following Monday, with the exception of Lunar New Year.

2017

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2017
January
28
Lunar New Year's Day
Start date:
28 January 2017
April
04
Ching Ming Festival
Start date:
4 April 2017
April
14
Good Friday
Start date:
14 April 2017
April
17
Easter Monday
Start date:
17 April 2017
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2017
May
03
Buddha's Birthday
Start date:
3 May 2017
May
30
Tuen Ng (Dragon Boat) Festival
Start date:
30 May 2017
July
01
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day
Start date:
1 July 2017
October
01
National Day
Start date:
1 October 2017
October
04
Mid-Autumn Festival
Start date:
4 October 2017
October
28
Chung Yeung Festival
Start date:
28 October 2017
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2017
December
26
Boxing Day
Start date:
26 December 2017
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