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Public Holidays in China in 2018

China When is the next Public Holiday in China?

New Years Holiday
New Year's Eve

31 December 2018 This National holiday is in 19 days. New Years Eve in China is a public holiday as 1 January 2018 falls on a Tuesday

New Year's Day
New Year's Day

1 January 2019 This National holiday is in 20 days. New Years Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar,...

Chinese New Year Eve
Chinese New Year Eve

4 February 2019 This National holiday is in 54 days. Day before 1st day of 1st lunar month

China List of national public holidays of China in 2018

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday January 01 New Year's Day
Thursday February 15 Chinese New Year Eve Eve of 1st lunar month
Friday February 16 Chinese New Year 1st day of 1st lunar month
Saturday February 17 Chinese New Year Holiday 2nd day of 1st lunar month
Sunday February 18 Chinese New Year Holiday 3rd day of 1st lunar month
Monday February 19 Chinese New Year Holiday 4th day of 1st lunar month.
Tuesday February 20 Chinese New Year Holiday 5th day of 1st lunar month. Compensated by Sunday 11 February
Wednesday February 21 Chinese New Year Holiday 6th day of 1st lunar month. Compensated by Saturday 24 February
Thursday March 08 Women's Day All women can have a half day holiday
Thursday April 05 Ching Ming Festival Qing Ming Jie, Tomb Sweeping Day or Mourning Day
Friday April 06 Ching Ming Festival Holiday Additional holiday. Compensated by Sunday 8 April
Monday April 30 Labour Day Holiday Additional holiday. Compensated by Saturday 28 April
Tuesday May 01 Labour Day
Monday June 18 Dragon Boat Festival Tuen Ng Festival
Monday September 24 Mid Autumn Festival Moon Festival
Monday October 01 National Day
Tuesday October 02 National Day Holiday
Wednesday October 03 National Day Holiday
Thursday October 04 National Day Holiday Compensated by Saturday 29 September
Friday October 05 National Day Holiday Compensated by Sunday 30 September
Wednesday October 17 Chung Yeung Festival Double Ninth Festival or Dual-Yang Festival
Monday December 31 New Years Holiday Compensated by Saturday 29 December

Key

National Holiday Not a Public Holiday

Notes

  • 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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