Top events in China

April
01

The patron goddess of fishermen, A-Ma (known as Tin Hau in Hong Kong) is revered for her ability to prevent shipwrecks. On the day designated as...

April
01

One of the more unusual festivals celebrated in Macau, marking a mythical episode in which villagers were saved from an outbreak of the plague by...

April
04

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

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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