2016 China Holiday Dates

Here are the unconfirmed dates for public holidays in China, 2016.





































































Holiday Name Statutory Days of Holiday 2016 Date 2016 Day of the Week 2016 Days Off (TBC) Summary
New Year’s Day 1 day Jan. 1 Friday Jan. 
1–3
The beginning of a new year based on the Gregorian calendar.
Chinese New Year 3 days Feb. 8 Monday Feb. 7–13 Also called Spring Festival
Qingming Festival 1 day Apr. 4 Monday Apr. 
3–5
Tomb Sweeping Day
May Day 1 day May 1 Sunday May 1 – May 3 Labor Day.
Dragon Boat Festival 1 day Jun. 9 Thursday Jun. 9–11 Dragon Boat racing and Zongzi.
Mid-Autumn Day 1 day Sep. 15 Thursday Sep. 15–17 Chinese family reunion
National Day 3 day Oct. 1 Saturday Oct. 1 – 7 The founding of the People’s Republic of China.