China has a total of 33 holidays in 2021. 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 downloadable as a csv. Signup here to get started.

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Holiday Date Details
New Year's Day
Friday, January 1, 2021 New Year’s Day is the first day of the year, or January 1, in the Gregorian calendar.
New Year's Holiday
Saturday, January 2, 2021 New Year's Holiday is a national holiday in China
Spring Festival Eve
Thursday, February 11, 2021 Spring Festival Eve is a national holiday in China
Chinese New Year
Friday, February 12, 2021 Chinese New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, is one of the largest celebratory events in China.
Spring Festival Golden Week holiday
Saturday, February 13, 2021 Spring Festival Golden Week holiday is a national holiday in China
Lantern Festival
Friday, February 26, 2021 Lantern Festival is a observance in China
International Women's Day
Monday, March 8, 2021 International Women's Day is a half day holiday in China
Arbor Day
Friday, March 12, 2021 Arbor Day is a observance in China
Zhonghe Festival
Sunday, March 14, 2021 Zhonghe Festival is a observance in China
March Equinox
Saturday, March 20, 2021 March Equinox in China (Beijing)
Qing Ming Jie holiday
Saturday, April 3, 2021 Qing Ming Jie holiday is a national holiday in China
Qing Ming Jie
Monday, April 5, 2021 Qing Ming Jie is a national holiday in China
Labour Day
Saturday, May 1, 2021 Labor Day, or May Day, is a day off for workers in many countries around the world.
Labour Day Holiday
Sunday, May 2, 2021 Labour Day Holiday is a national holiday in China
Youth Day
Tuesday, May 4, 2021 Youth Day is a half day holiday in China
Labour Day Holiday
Wednesday, May 5, 2021 Labour Day Holiday is a national holiday in China
Children's Day
Tuesday, June 1, 2021 Children's Day is a national holiday in China
Dragon Boat Festival
Monday, June 14, 2021 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.
June Solstice
Monday, June 21, 2021 June Solstice in China (Beijing)
CPC Founding Day
Thursday, July 1, 2021 CPC Founding Day is a observance in China
Maritime Day
Sunday, July 11, 2021 Maritime Day is a observance in China
Army Day
Sunday, August 1, 2021 Army Day is a national holiday in China
Chinese Valentine's Day
Saturday, August 14, 2021 Chinese Valentine's Day is a observance in China
Spirit Festival
Sunday, August 22, 2021 Spirit Festival is a observance in China
Teachers' Day
Friday, September 10, 2021 Teachers' Day is a observance in China
Mid-Autumn Festival
Tuesday, September 21, 2021 Mid-Autumn Festival is a national holiday in China
September Equinox
Wednesday, September 22, 2021 September Equinox in China (Beijing)
National Day
Friday, October 1, 2021 National Day is a national holiday in China
National Day Golden Week holiday
Saturday, October 2, 2021 National Day Golden Week holiday is a national holiday in China
Double Ninth Festival
Thursday, October 14, 2021 Double Ninth Festival is a observance in China
Journalists' Day
Monday, November 8, 2021 Journalists' Day is a observance in China
December Solstice
Tuesday, December 21, 2021 December Solstice in China (Beijing)
Christmas Day
Saturday, December 25, 2021 Christmas Day is one of the biggest Christian celebrations and falls on December 25 in the Gregorian calendar.