Public holidays in China

Public Holidays in China 2015 2016
New Year's Day
1 January
1 January
Spring Festival
19-25 February
8-14 February
Qingming Festival (Tomb-Sweeping Day) 
4-6 April
2-4 April
Worker's Day (May Day)
1-3 May 
30-2 May
Dragon Boat Festival
20-22 June
9-11 June
Mid-Autumn Festival
26-28 September
15-17 September
National Day
1-3 October
1-7 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 work part or all of the weekend before or after the public holiday time. 

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