General Holidays in Hong Kong in 2017

Hong Kong Upcoming General Holidays in Hong Kong

Dragon Boat Festival
Dragon Boat Festival

30 May 2017 This National holiday is in 8 days. The Tuen Ng Festival, otherwise known as the Dragon Boat Festival, has been celebrated ...

Special Administration Region (SAR) Day
Special Administration Region (SAR) Day

1 July 2017 This National holiday is in 40 days. HKSAR Establishment Day commemorates the ending of British Colonial Rule on July 1 1997

National Day
National Day

1 October 2017 This National holiday is in 132 days. The Peoples Republic of China observes its anniversary on Oct 1st

Hong Kong List of National General holidays of Hong Kong in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day
Monday January 02 Jan 2 New Years Holiday Public Holiday as New Years Day falls on a Sunday
Saturday January 28 Jan 28 Chinese New Year 1st day of 1st lunar month
Monday January 30 Jan 30 Chinese New Year Holiday 3rd day of 1st lunar month
Tuesday January 31 Jan 31 Chinese New Year Holiday 4th day of 1st lunar month
Tuesday April 04 Apr 4 Ching Ming Festival Tomb Sweeping Day or Mourning Day
Friday April 14 Apr 14 Good Friday
Saturday April 15 Apr 15 The day following Good Friday
Monday April 17 Apr 17 Easter Monday
Monday May 01 May 1 Labour Day May Day
Wednesday May 03 May 3 The Buddhas Birthday 8th day of the 4th month in the Chinese lunar calendar
Tuesday May 30 May 30 Dragon Boat Festival Tuen Ng Festival
Saturday July 01 Jul 1 Special Administration Region (SAR) Day Fixed on Jul 1st
Sunday October 01 Oct 1 National Day National Day
Monday October 02 Oct 2 National Day Holiday
Thursday October 05 Oct 5 Day after mid Autumn festival
Saturday October 28 Oct 28 Chung Yeung Festival Double Ninth Festival /Dual-Yang Festival
Monday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day
Tuesday December 26 Dec 26 Boxing Day Family Day


National Holiday


  • According to Hong Kong laws, when a designated public holiday falls on a Sunday or on the same day of another holiday, the immediate following weekday would be a public holiday.
  • If either Lunar (Chinese) New Year Day, the second day of Lunar New Year or the third day of Lunar New Year falls on a Sunday, the fourth day of Lunar New Year is designated as a statutory and general holiday in substitution.

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