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General Holidays in Hong Kong in 2017

Hong Kong Upcoming General Holidays in Hong Kong

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2017 This National holiday is in 13 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus, the date which according to tradition took pl...

The first weekday after Christmas Day
Second day of Christmas

26 December 2017 This National holiday is in 14 days. The second day of Christmas is known as Boxing Day or St. Stephens Day. St Stephen was...

The first day of January
New Year's Day

1 January 2018 This National holiday is in 20 days. New Years Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar,...

Hong Kong List of National General holidays of Hong Kong 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
Saturday January 28 Chinese New Year 1st 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
Tuesday April 04 Ching Ming Festival Tomb Sweeping Day or Mourning Day
Friday April 14 Good Friday
Saturday April 15 The day following Good Friday
Monday April 17 Easter Monday
Monday May 01 Labour Day May Day
Wednesday May 03 The Buddhas Birthday 8th day of the 4th month in the Chinese lunar calendar
Tuesday May 30 Dragon Boat Festival Tuen Ng Festival
Saturday July 01 Special Administration Region (SAR) Day Fixed on Jul 1st
Sunday October 01 National Day National Day
Monday October 02 National Day Holiday
Thursday October 05 Day after mid Autumn festival
Saturday October 28 Chung Yeung Festival Double Ninth Festival /Dual-Yang Festival
Monday December 25 Christmas Day
Tuesday December 26 The first weekday after Christmas Day Family Day

Key

National Holiday

Notes

  • 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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