Top events in Hong Kong

February
08

The biggest event of the year for most Chinese residents, with a two week build-up to a day of dragon dances and fireworks. It’s a family...

February
08

The biggest event of the year for most Chinese residents, with a two week build-up to a day of dragon dances and fireworks. It’s a family...

February
19

A celebration of all things performing arts. There are live performances and artistic events, including music, dance and drama. This is a truly...

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.

2016

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2016
February
08
Lunar New Year's Day
Start date:
8 February 2016

First, second and third days of Lunar New Year are public holidays. If the first, second or third day falls on a Sunday, the fourth day is a public holiday.

March
25
Good Friday
Start date:
25 March 2016
March
28
Easter Monday
Start date:
28 March 2016
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2016
May
14
Buddha's Birthday
Start date:
14 May 2016
June
09
Tuen Ng (Dragon Boat) Festival
Start date:
9 June 2016
July
01
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day
Start date:
1 July 2016
September
16
Mid-Autumn Festival
Start date:
16 September 2016
October
01
National Day
Start date:
1 October 2016
October
09
Chung Yeung Festival
Start date:
9 October 2016
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2016
December
26
Boxing Day
Start date:
26 December 2016
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