Public Holidays in China

  2016 2017
New Year's Day
1 January 1 January
Spring Festival
8-14 February 27 January-2 February
Qingming Festival (Tomb-Sweeping Day) 
2-4 April 2-4 April
Worker's Day (May Day)
30-2 May 29-1 May
Dragon Boat Festival
9-11 June 28-39 May
Mid-Autumn Festival
15-17 September 4 October
National Day
1-7 October 1-8 October
*Expats may need some time to get used to the unusual public holiday schedule in China. Essentially, the government announces official public holidays which tend to stretch over a few days in December of the previous year as well as whether workers will be required to work part or all of the weekend before or after the public holiday time.

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