China

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in China for 2018 ready to be integrated into your application.

China is one of the 5 largest countries in the world. Located in East Asia, China is home to one of the world’s earliest civilizations, located in the fertile basin between the North China Plain and the Yellow River, and noted to be the oldest continuous civilization in the world. For more than 2,000 years, China was ruled under imperial dynasties. In 1912, China then became a republic. In 1921 the Communist Party of China was established. On October 1, 1949, China was officially founded and recognized and the People’s Republic of China (PRC).

Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Monday New Year's Day
February 16th Friday Chinese Lunar New Year's Day
February 17th Saturday Second Day of the Chinese Lunar New Year Golden Week
February 18th Sunday Third Day of the Chinese Lunar New Year Golden Week
February 19th Monday Fourth Day of the Chinese Lunar New Year Golden Week
February 20th Tuesday Fifth Day of the Chinese Lunar New Year Golden Week
February 21st Wednesday Sixth Day of the Chinese Lunar New Year Golden Week
February 22nd Thursday Seventh Day of the Chinese Lunar New Year Golden Week
March 2nd Friday Latern Festival
March 8th Thursday International Women's Day
March 12th Monday Arbor Day
March 17th Saturday Zhonghe Festival
March 18th Sunday Longtaitou Festival
March 20th Tuesday March Equinox
April 5th Thursday Tomb-Sweeping Day
May 1st Tuesday Labor Day
May 4th Friday Youth Day
May 13th Sunday Mother's Day
June 1st Friday Children's Day
June 18th Monday Dragon Boat Festival
June 21st Thursday June Solstice
July 1st Sunday CPC Founding Day
July 11th Wednesday China National Maritime Day
August 1st Wednesday Army Day
August 1st Wednesday People's Liberation Army Day
August 8th Wednesday Father's Day
August 17th Friday Double Seven Festival
August 25th Saturday Spirit Festival
September 3rd Monday Victory over Japan Day
September 23rd Sunday September Equinox
September 24th Monday Mid-Autumn Festival
September 30th Sunday National Memorial Day
October 1st Monday National Day
October 2nd Tuesday Second Day of the National Day Golden Week
October 3rd Wednesday Third Day of the National Day Golden Week
October 4th Thursday Fourth Day of the National Day Golden Week
October 5th Friday Fifth Day of the National Day Golden Week
October 6th Saturday Sixth Day of the National Day Golden Week
October 7th Sunday Seventh Day of the National Day Golden Week
October 17th Wednesday Double Ninth Festival
December 13th Thursday Nanking Massacre Memorial Day
December 21st Friday December Solstice
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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
$ curl -G -d country="CN" -d year="2018" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"