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Ho Chi Minh City Events

National Day

Celebrating the Declaration of Independence, in 1945, of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam and also the anniversary of the death of Ho Chi Minh.

Date: 02 September 2018 - 02 September 2018
Venue: Various venues throughout Ho Chi Minh City.
Cost:

Free.


Mid-Autumn Festival

General festivities including children's processions with lanterns.

Date: 24 September 2018 - 24 September 2018
Venue: Throughout the city.

Christmas Day

Celebrated by the small Christian community but increasingly seen as a party period by other groups.

Date: 25 December 2018 - 25 December 2018
Venue: Throughout the city.

Tet (New Year)

The most important festival of the year timed according to the lunar calendar.

Date: 05 February 2019 - 05 February 2019
Venue: Throughout the city.

International Women's Day

Parades and celebration by women.

Date: 08 March 2019 - 08 March 2019
Venue: Throughout the city.

Liberation Day

Celebrations commemorating the end of the American War.

Date: 30 April 2019 - 30 April 2019
Venue: Throughout the city.

International Labour Day

Following Liberation Day this gives citizens a two-day holiday.

Date: 01 May 2019 - 01 May 2019
Venue: Throughout the city.