Public Holidays in China in 2017

China Upcoming Public Holidays in China

New Year's Day
New Year's Day

1 January 2018 This National holiday is in 17 days. New Years Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar,...

Chinese New Year Eve
Chinese New Year Eve

15 February 2018 This National holiday is in 62 days. Day before 1st day of 1st lunar month

Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year

16 February 2018 This National holiday is in 63 days. Chinese New Year 2018 is the year of the brown earth dog

China List of National Public holidays of China in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 New Years Day
Monday January 02 New Years Holiday Public Holiday as New Years Day falls on a Sunday
Friday January 27 Chinese New Year Eve Eve of 1st lunar month
Saturday January 28 Chinese New Year 1st day of 1st lunar month
Sunday January 29 Chinese New Year Holiday 2nd day of 1st lunar month
Monday January 30 Chinese New Year Holiday 3rd day of 1st lunar month
Tuesday January 31 Chinese New Year Holiday 4th day of 1st lunar month
Wednesday February 01 Chinese New Year Holiday Compensated by Saturday 22 January
Thursday February 02 Chinese New Year Holiday Compensated by Saturday 4 February
Wednesday March 08 Women's Day All women can have a half day holiday
Sunday April 02 Ching Ming Holiday
Monday April 03 Ching Ming Holiday Compensated by Saturday 1 April
Tuesday April 04 Ching Ming Festival Qing Ming Jie, Tomb Sweeping Day or Mourning Day
Monday May 01 Labour Day
Sunday May 28 Dragon Boat Festival Holiday
Monday May 29 Dragon Boat Festival Holiday
Tuesday May 30 Dragon Boat Festival Compensated by Saturday 27 May
Sunday October 01 National Day
Monday October 02 National Day Holiday
Tuesday October 03 National Day Holiday
Wednesday October 04 Mid Autumn Festival Moon Festival
Wednesday October 04 National Day Holiday
Thursday October 05 National Day Holiday
Friday October 06 National Day Holiday Compensated by Saturday 30 September
Saturday October 28 Chung Yeung Festival Double Ninth Festival or Dual-Yang Festival


National Holiday Not a Public Holiday


  • The full list of Chinese holidays for the next year is not usually issued by the government until mid December of the current year.
  • The National Annual Leave and Memorial Days regulation, enacted in 1949, stipulates the specific days and lengths of national holidays. It has been amended many times.

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