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Buddha's Birthday in Hong Kong

Is Buddha's Birthday a Public Holiday?

Buddha's Birthday is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

In 2019 it falls on a Sunday. Due to this, some businesses may choose to follow Sunday opening hours.

Buddha's Birthday Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
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
2021WedMay 19Buddha's BirthdayNational holiday
2022SunMay 8Buddha's BirthdayNational holiday
2023FriMay 26Buddha's BirthdayNational holiday
2024WedMay 15Buddha's BirthdayNational holiday
2025MonMay 5Buddha's BirthdayNational holiday

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