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Public Holidays in Taiwan in 2016

Taiwan List of national public holidays of Taiwan in 2016

Day Date Holiday Comments
Friday January 01 New Years Day Republic Day
Sunday February 07 Chinese New Year Eve Day before 1st day of 1st lunar month
Monday February 08 Chinese New Year 1st day of 1st lunar month
Tuesday February 09 Chinese New Year Holiday 2nd day of 1st lunar month
Wednesday February 10 Chinese New Year Holiday 3rd day of 1st lunar month
Thursday February 11 Chinese New Year Holiday 4th day of 1st lunar month
Friday February 12 Chinese New Year Holiday 5th day of 1st lunar month
Monday February 22 Lantern Festival 15th Day of 1st lunar month
Monday February 29 Peace Memorial Day (observed) Monday is a holiday as 228 Memorial Day is on a Sunday
Monday April 04 Childrens Day
Tuesday April 05 Tomb Sweeping Day
Sunday May 08 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Thursday June 09 Dragon Boat Festival Tuen Ng Festival
Friday June 10 Dragon Boat Festival Holiday Additional Holiday
Monday August 08 Father's Day Always on 8 August. Not a public holiday
Thursday September 15 Mid Autumn Festival
Friday September 16 Mid Autumn Festival Holiday Additional Holiday
Wednesday September 28 Teachers' Day Birthday of Confucius
Sunday October 09 Double Ninth Day Autumn Remembrance
Monday October 10 National Day Celebrates the start of the Wuchang Uprising of October 10, 1911

Key

National Holiday Not a Public Holiday

Notes

  • If a holiday falls on a Saturday, the preceding day will be a holiday.
  • If the holiday falls on a Sunday, the following day will be a holiday.
  • Alternative dates for the Lunar New Year holiday will always be taken after the holiday.

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