Lantern Festival is a observance in China. In the table below, you will find when Lantern Festival is official marked and celebrated in China over a span of 15 years. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.

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Year Day of the Week Date Name
2010
Sunday February 28 Lantern Festival
2011
Thursday February 17 Lantern Festival
2012
Monday February 6 Lantern Festival
2013
Sunday February 24 Lantern Festival
2014
Friday February 14 Lantern Festival
2015
Thursday March 5 Lantern Festival
2016
Monday February 22 Lantern Festival
2017
Saturday February 11 Lantern Festival
2018
Friday March 2 Lantern Festival
2019
Tuesday February 19 Lantern Festival
2020
Saturday February 8 Lantern Festival
2021
Friday February 26 Lantern Festival
2022
Tuesday February 15 Lantern Festival
2023
Sunday February 5 Lantern Festival
2024
Saturday February 24 Lantern Festival
2025
Wednesday February 12 Lantern Festival

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