Top events in China

March
09

Said to have been started by Japanese and Vietnamese Christians who settled in Macau, this event sees a figure of Christ carrying the Cross being...

March
11

The Bookworm International Literary Festival brings together award-winning authors, poets and journalists from China and overseas and gives...

March
11

This fair, held in Shanghai during the third lunar month (late March, April or early May), is eastern China’s largest and oldest folk gathering,...

China Public Holidays

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

Public holiday note

In addition to the Public Holidays listed, other holidays may be observed locally and certain groups have official Public Holidays on the following dates:

8 Mar
International Women's Day.
4 May National Youth Day.
23 May Tibet Liberation Day.
1 Jun International Children's Day.
1 Aug Army Day.

2017

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2017
End date:
3 January 2017
January
29
Spring Festival (Chinese New Year)
Start date:
29 January 2017
April
04
Qingming Festival
Start date:
4 April 2017
April
29
Labour Day
Start date:
29 April 2017
End date:
1 May 2017
May
30
Dragon Boat Festival
Start date:
30 May 2017
October
01
National Day
Start date:
1 October 2017
End date:
7 October 2017
October
04
Mid-Autumn Festival
Start date:
4 October 2017
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