Official Public Holidays in China

There are currently seven official public holidays in China. Weekends are usually swapped with the weekdays next to the actual holiday to create a longer vacation period. If you are working in the Chinese mainland, please note that Saturdays and Sundays are often marked as additional offi


January: New Year’s Day
Days off: January 1st to 3rd, 2021.
February: Spring Festival
Days off: February 11th to 17th, 2021.
Adjusted working days: February 7th, 2021 (Sunday), and February 20th, 2021 (Saturday).
April: Tomb Sweeping Festival
Days off: April 3rd to 5th, 2021.
May: Labor Day
Days off: May 1st to 5th, 2021.
Adjusted working days: April 25th, 2021 (Sunday), and May 8th, 2021 (Saturday).
June: Dragon Boat Festival
Days off: June 12th to 14th, 2021.
September: Mid-Autumn Festival
Days off: September 19th to 21st, 2021.
Adjusted working day: September 18th, 2021 (Saturday).
October: National Day
Days off October 1st to 7th, 2021.
Adjusted working days: September 26th, 2021 (Sunday), and October 9th, 2021 (Saturday).





Remember that many holidays—such as Spring Festival, Dragon Boat Festival, and Mid-Autumn Festival—are based on the Chinese Lunar Calendar and therefore the dates change every year.


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