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China’s 2024 Holiday Calendar

The official Chinese public holiday calendar for 2024 was released on 25 October. Check the dates for Chinese New Year and other public holiday periods throughout the coming year.

The official Chinese public holiday calendar for 2024 was released on 25 October.

The most important things to know:

The Spring Festival falls between 10 and 17 February, 2024. The Chinese New Year’s Eve (9 February, 2024) is labeled as a working day on the official schedule. However, employers are encouraged to arrange paid leave for employees on that day. Adjusted working days are 4 February, 2024 (Sunday) and 18 February, 2024 (Sunday).

Qing Ming Festival falls on a Thursday (4 April, 2024) and extends to Saturday (6 April, 2024). Sunday (7 April, 2024) is an adjusted working day.

Labor Day (May Day) is a 5-day holiday, which is one of the peak time for travel during the year.

The Mid-Autumn Festival falls between 15 September, 2024 and 17 September, 2024, totaling to three rest days. 14 September, 2024 (Saturday) is an adjusted working day.

The National Day holiday totals to 7 rest days. Adjusted working days are 29 September, 2024 and 12 October, 2024.

Click here to read the announcement from the Chinese government, including details on working weekend days.

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