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Buddha's Birthday in Hong Kong

Is Buddha's Birthday a Public Holiday?

Buddha's Birthday is not a public holiday. It falls on Sunday, May 12, 2019 and most businesses follow regular Sunday opening hours in Hong Kong.

Buddha's Birthday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2010FriMay 21Buddha's BirthdayNational holiday
2011TueMay 10Buddha's BirthdayNational holiday
2012SatApr 28Buddha's BirthdayNational holiday
2013FriMay 17Buddha's BirthdayNational holiday
2014TueMay 6Buddha's BirthdayNational holiday
2015MonMay 25Buddha's BirthdayNational holiday
2016SatMay 14Buddha's BirthdayNational holiday
2017WedMay 3Buddha's BirthdayNational holiday
2018TueMay 22Buddha's BirthdayNational holiday
2019SunMay 12Buddha's BirthdayNational holiday
2020ThuApr 30Buddha's BirthdayNational holiday

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