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List of National Public Holidays of China in 2017 and 2018

China has seven legal holidays in a year, including New Year’s Day, Chinese New Year (Spring Festival), Qingming Festival, May Day, Dragon Boat Festival, Mid-Autumn Day and National Day. The table below provides a detailed list of 2017 / 2018 public holidays in China. Hope it can help you make a good tour plan.
Holiday Name Date 2017 Holiday 2018 Holiday
New Year’s Day Jan. 1 Dec. 31, 2016 –
Jan. 2, 2017 off
Dec. 30, 2017 –
Jan. 1, 2018 off
Chinese New Year subject to
lunation
Jan. 28 (Jan. 27 – Feb. 2 off) Feb. 16 (Feb. 15 – 21 off)
Qingming Apr. 4 or 5 Apr. 4 (Apr. 2 – 4 off) Apr. 5 (Apr. 5 – 7 off)
May Day May 1 Apr. 29 – May 1 off Apr. 29 – May 1 off
Dragon Boat 5th of 5th
lunar month
May 30 (May 28 – 30 off) Jun. 18 (Jun. 16 – 18 off)
Mid-Autumn Day Aug. 15 of
lunar calendar
Oct. 4 (within the
National Day holiday)
Sep. 24 (Sep. 22 – 24 off)
National Day Oct. 1 Oct. 1 – 7 (be prolonged to Oct. 8) Oct. 1 – 7

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