Home   Calendar   Holidays   China   Spring Festival Eve

Spring Festival Eve in China

Chinese New Year is the first day of the New Year in the Chinese calendar, which differs from the Gregorian calendar. It is also known as the Spring Festival or the Lunar New Year. Every year is represented by a zodiac animal sign.

Chinese New Year is a festive occasion that calls for celebration in many places around the world.
Chinese New Year is a festive occasion that calls for celebration in many places around the world.
©bigstockphoto.com/ Diane Robertson

About Spring Festival Eve

Read more about Spring Festival Eve.

Spring Festival Eve Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday Type
SatFeb 132010Spring Festival EveNational holiday
WedFeb 22011Spring Festival EveNational holiday
SunJan 222012Spring Festival EveNational holiday
SatFeb 92013Spring Festival EveNational holiday
ThuJan 302014Spring Festival EveObservance
WedFeb 182015Spring Festival EveNational holiday
SunFeb 72016Spring Festival EveNational holiday
FriJan 272017Spring Festival EveNational holiday
ThuFeb 152018Spring Festival EveNational holiday
MonFeb 42019Spring Festival EveNational holiday
FriJan 242020Spring Festival EveNational holiday

Quick Facts

Chinese New Year is the first day of the Chinese calendar, which is a lunisolar calendar mainly used for traditional celebrations.

Spring Festival Eve 2018

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Spring Festival Eve 2019

Monday, February 4, 2019

Advertising

List of dates for other years

Other holidays in February 2019 in China

Fun Holiday on February 15, 2019

You might also like

Look Up for Perseids Meteors

Look Up for Perseids Meteors

The Perseid meteor shower is still active in the night sky. Try our Interactive Meteor Shower Sky Map to see when and where to spot these shooting stars. more

The Hindu deity Rahu.

Solar Eclipse Myths

The solar eclipse has inspired many mythical stories and influenced human behavior. Even today, eclipses of the Sun are considered bad omens in many cultures. more

Watching Lunar Eclipses

A lunar eclipse can be seen with the naked eye, unlike solar eclipses, which have special safety requirements. more