Public Holidays in China

  2017 2018
New Year's Day
1 January 1 January
Spring Festival
27 January-2 February 15-21 February
Qingming Festival (Tomb-Sweeping Day) 
2-4 April  5  April
Worker's Day (May Day)
1 May 1 May
Dragon Boat Festival
30 May 18 June
Mid-Autumn Festival
4 October 24 September 
National Day
1-7 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 to work part or all of the weekend before or after the public holiday time.

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