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Holidays and Observances in China in 2016

Holidays and Observances in China in 2016

Date NameType
Jan 1FridayNew Year's DayNational holiday
Jan 2SaturdayNew Year's weekendCommon local holiday
Jan 3SundayNew Year's weekendCommon local holiday
Feb 7SundaySpring Festival EveNational holiday
Feb 8MondayChinese New YearNational holiday
Feb 9TuesdaySpring Festival Golden Week holidayNational holiday
Feb 10WednesdaySpring Festival Golden Week holidayCommon local holiday
Feb 11ThursdaySpring Festival Golden Week holidayCommon local holiday
Feb 12FridaySpring Festival Golden Week holidayCommon local holiday
Feb 12FridaySpring Festival Golden Week holidayNational holiday
Feb 13SaturdaySpring Festival Golden Week holidayNational holiday
Feb 13SaturdaySpring Festival Golden Week holidayCommon local holiday
Feb 22MondayLantern FestivalObservance
Mar 8TuesdayInternational Women's DayObservance
Mar 10ThursdayZhonghe FestivalObservance
Mar 12SaturdayArbor DayObservance
Mar 20SundayMarch EquinoxSeason
Apr 3SundayQing Ming Jie holidayNational holiday
Apr 4MondayQing Ming JieNational holiday
Apr 30SaturdayLabour Day HolidayNational holiday
May 1SundayLabour DayNational holiday
May 2MondayLabour Day HolidayNational holiday
May 4WednesdayYouth DayObservance
Jun 1WednesdayChildren's DayObservance
Jun 9ThursdayDragon Boat FestivalNational holiday
Jun 10FridayDragon Boat Festival holidayNational holiday
Jun 11SaturdayDragon Boat Festival holidayNational holiday
Jun 21TuesdayJune SolsticeSeason
Jul 1FridayCPC Founding DayObservance
Jul 11MondayMaritime DayObservance
Aug 1MondayArmy DayObservance
Aug 9TuesdayChinese Valentine's DayObservance
Aug 17WednesdaySpirit FestivalObservance
Sep 10SaturdayTeachers' DayObservance
Sep 15ThursdayMid-Autumn FestivalNational holiday
Sep 16FridayMid-Autumn Festival holidayNational holiday
Sep 17SaturdayMid-Autumn Festival holidayNational holiday
Sep 18SundaySpecial Working DayWorking day on weekend
Sep 22ThursdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Oct 1SaturdayNational DayNational holiday
Oct 2SundayNational Day Golden Week holidayNational holiday
Oct 3MondayNational Day Golden Week holidayNational holiday
Oct 4TuesdayNational Day Golden Week holidayCommon local holiday
Oct 5WednesdayNational Day Golden Week holidayCommon local holiday
Oct 6ThursdayNational Day Golden Week holidayCommon local holiday
Oct 7FridayNational Day Golden Week holidayCommon local holiday
Oct 8SaturdaySpecial Working DayWorking day on weekend
Oct 9SundaySpecial Working DayWorking day on weekend
Oct 9SundayDouble Ninth FestivalObservance
Nov 8TuesdayJournalists' DayObservance
Dec 21WednesdayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 25SundayChristmas DayObservance

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