General Holidays in Hong Kong in 2018

Hong Kong Upcoming General Holidays in Hong Kong

Labour Day
May Day

1 May 2018 This National holiday is in 11 days. This holiday is most commonly associated as a commemoration of the achievements of the ...

The Buddhas Birthday
The Buddhas Birthday

22 May 2018 This National holiday is in 32 days. General not statutory. The Buddha's Birthday was only made a holiday in 1998

Dragon Boat Festival
Dragon Boat Festival

18 June 2018 This National holiday is in 59 days. The Tuen Ng Festival, otherwise known as the Dragon Boat Festival, has been celebrated ...

Hong Kong List of National General holidays of Hong Kong in 2018

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday January 01 The first day of January
Friday February 16 Lunar New Year's Day
Monday February 19 The fourth day of Lunar New Year
Friday March 30 Good Friday
Saturday March 31 The day following Good Friday
Monday April 02 Easter Monday
Thursday April 05 Ching Ming Festival Tomb Sweeping Day or Mourning Day
Tuesday May 01 Labour Day May Day
Tuesday May 22 The Buddhas Birthday 8th day of the 4th month in the Chinese lunar calendar
Monday June 18 Dragon Boat Festival Tuen Ng Festival
Monday July 02 Special Administration Region (SAR) Day Holiday Weekday after Jul 1st
Tuesday September 25 Day after mid Autumn festival
Monday October 01 National Day National Day
Wednesday October 17 Chung Yeung Festival Double Ninth Festival /Dual-Yang Festival
Tuesday December 25 Christmas Day
Wednesday December 26 The first weekday after Christmas 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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