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Top events in Macau

December
24

A Portuguese colony for over 400 years until it was handed over to Chinese control in 1999, the tiny enclave of Macau has a small Christian...

January
31

The Chinese lunar year is ushered in with street parties, red lanterns and firecrackers galore. It is the most important and colourful Chinese...

February
10

The Chinese community’s biggest annual event, with two weeks of festivities leading up to a day of dragon dances and fireworks. Temples are full...

Macau Public Holidays

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

Public holiday note

* Holiday is from 10-12 February.

2016

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

First, second and third days of Lunar New Year

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
Feast of Bathing of the Lord Buddha (Buddha's Birthday)
Start date:
14 May 2016
June
09
Tuen Ng (Dragon Boat) Festival
Start date:
9 June 2016
September
16
Mid-Autumn Festival
Start date:
16 September 2016
October
01
National Day of the People's Republic of China
Start date:
1 October 2016
October
09
Chung Yeung Festival
Start date:
9 October 2016
November
02
All Soul's Day
Start date:
2 November 2016
December
08
Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Start date:
8 December 2016
December
20
Macau Special Administrative Region Establishment Day
Start date:
20 December 2016
December
22
Winter Solstice
Start date:
22 December 2016
December
24
Christmas Eve
Start date:
24 December 2016
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2016

2017

January
01
New Year's Day
Start date:
1 January 2017
January
28
Chinese New Year
Start date:
28 January 2017
April
04
Ching Ming Festival
Start date:
4 April 2017
April
04
Chung Yeung Festival
Start date:
4 April 2017
April
14
Good Friday
Start date:
14 April 2017
April
17
Easter Monday
Start date:
17 April 2017
May
01
Labour Day
Start date:
1 May 2017
May
03
Feast of Bathing of the Lord Buddha (Buddha's Birthday)
Start date:
3 May 2017
May
30
Tuen Ng (Dragon Boat) Festival
Start date:
30 May 2017
October
01
National Day of the People's Republic of China
Start date:
1 October 2017
October
04
Mid-Autumn Festival
Start date:
4 October 2017
November
02
All Soul's Day
Start date:
2 November 2017
December
08
Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Start date:
8 December 2017
December
20
Macau Special Administrative Region Establishment Day
Start date:
20 December 2017
December
22
Winter Solstice
Start date:
22 December 2017
December
24
Christmas Eve
Start date:
24 December 2017
December
25
Christmas Day
Start date:
25 December 2017
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