China has a total of 30 holidays in 2018. In the table below, you will find the details of the holidays and when they are observed. All the information display below is also available via our API as well as downaloadble as a csv or json file. Signup here to get started.
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|New Year's Day
New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
|Monday||January 1||National holiday|
|New Year's weekend
||Tuesday||January 2||Common local holiday|
|Spring Festival Eve
||Thursday||February 15||National holiday|
|Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, is one of the largest celebratory events in China.
|Friday||February 16||National holiday|
|Spring Festival Golden Week holiday
||Wednesday||February 21||Common local holiday|
|International Women's Day
|Qing Ming Jie
||Thursday||April 5||National holiday|
May Day, or Labor Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
|Tuesday||May 1||National holiday|
|Dragon Boat Festival
The Dragon Boat Festival is also known as the Duanwu Festival in China. It is celebrated on the fifth day of the fifth month on the Chinese lunisolar calendar.
|Monday||June 18||National holiday|
|CPC Founding Day
|Chinese Valentine's Day
||Monday||September 24||National holiday|
||Monday||October 1||National holiday|
|National Day Golden Week holiday
||Sunday||October 7||Common local holiday|
|Double Ninth Festival
Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.