Public Holidays in Hong Kong in 2016

Hong Kong Upcoming Public Holidays in Hong Kong

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

1 July 2016 This National holiday is in 3 days. HKSAR Establishment Day commemorates the ending of British Colonial Rule on July 1 1997

Day after mid Autumn festival
Late mid Autumn festival

16 September 2016 This National holiday is in 80 days. The Mid Autumn festival starts on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month

National Day
National Day

1 October 2016 This National holiday is in 95 days. The Peoples Republic of China observes its anniversary on Oct 1st

Hong Kong List of National Public holidays of Hong Kong in 2016

Day Date Holiday Comments
Friday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day
Monday February 08 Feb 8 Chinese New Year 1st day of 1st lunar month
Tuesday February 09 Feb 9 Chinese New Year 2nd day of 1st lunar month
Wednesday February 10 Feb 10 Chinese New Year 3rd day of 1st lunar month
Friday March 25 Mar 25 Good Friday Catholic or protestant
Monday March 28 Mar 28 Easter Monday Catholic or protestant
Monday April 04 Apr 4 Ching Ming Festival Tomb Sweeping Day or Mourning Day
Sunday May 01 May 1 Labour Day May Day
Monday May 02 May 2 Labour Day Holiday May Day
Saturday May 14 May 14 The Buddhas Birthday 8th day of the 4th month in the Chinese lunar calendar
Thursday June 09 Jun 9 Dragon Boat Festival Tuen Ng Festival
Friday July 01 Jul 1 Special Administration Region (SAR) Day Fixed on Jul 1st
Friday September 16 Sep 16 Day after mid Autumn festival
Saturday October 01 Oct 1 National Day National Day
Monday October 10 Oct 10 Chung Yeung Festival Double Ninth Festival /Dual-Yang Festival
Sunday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day Catholic or protestant
Monday December 26 Dec 26 Boxing Day Family Day
Tuesday December 27 Dec 27 Christmas Holiday in lieu of Christmas 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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