Top events in China

February
08

Chinese New Year is best recognised for having one of the grandest fireworks displays on earth, which almost everyone in Beijing contributes to....

February
08

Chinese New Year is best recognised for having one of the grandest fireworks displays on earth, which almost everyone in Beijing contributes to....

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...

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.

2016

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2016
End date:
3 January 2016
February
08
Spring Festival (Chinese New Year)
Start date:
8 February 2016

Seven days' public holidays from Lunar New Year's Eve

April
29
Labour Day
Start date:
29 April 2016
End date:
1 May 2016
June
09
Dragon Boat Festival
Start date:
9 June 2016
September
16
Mid-Autumn Festival
Start date:
16 September 2016
October
01
National Day
Start date:
1 October 2016
End date:
7 October 2016

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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