Top events in China

June
01

Festivities erupt for three days in the middle of the fifth lunar Tibetan month at this major monastery in central Tibet. Events culminate with...

June
10

Dragon boat racing, as well as live entertainment, food stalls and a vibrant party atmosphere take over Hong Kong during the Dragon Boat Festival...

June
11

With a screening programme of close to 1,000 films by filmmakers and directors from all over the world, this is one of the biggest events of its...

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
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