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Hong Kong Holidays/ Festivals 2015
The first day of January 1 Jan
Chinese New Year of the Goat 19 Feb
The second day of the Chinese Lunar New Year

Che Kung's Birthday

20 Feb
The third day of the Lunar New Year 21 Feb
Spring Lantern Festival / Yuen Siu 5 Mar
Chinese Groundhog Day 6 Mar
Ching Ming Festival 5 Apr
The day following Ching Ming Festival 6 Apr
Good Friday 3 Apr
The day following Good Friday 4 Apr
Easter Monday 6 Apr
Labour Day 1 May
Birthday of Tin Hau 11 May
Buddha’s Birthday and Cheung Chau Bun Festival

also Tam Kung's Birthday

25 May
Tuen Ng /  Dragon Boat Festival 20 Jun
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day 1 July
Kwan Tai / Kwan Gon's Birthday 8 Aug
Seventh Goddess' Day / Tsat-je 20 Aug
Chinese Ghosts Festival / Yue Lan 27 Aug
Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival / Moon Festival 27 Sep
Day after Mid-Autumn Festival

Monkey King Festival

28 Sep
Confucius' Birthday/Teacher's Day 9 Oct
Chinese National Day 1 Oct
Chung Yeung Festival  
Winter Solstice 22 Dec
Christmas Day 25 Dec
Boxing Day 26 Dec

 

Hong Kong Festivals 2016
Hong Kong Festivals 2017

   

 

 

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Hong Kong 2017 Festival Calendar

Can you say Cock a doodle doo?  Welcome to the year of the Rooster (or Chicken) - it isn't a great year for our lovable hens though as they get eaten, roasted, as part of the New Year dinner!

See also The 2015 Calendar and the HK Calendar 2018

Festival Date in 2017 Public Holiday Notes

 

 

The first day of January 1 Jan Y Sun
Weekday after New Year Day 2 Jan Y Mon - holiday because New Year Day falls on Sunday.
Chinese New Year of the Rooster 28 Jan Y Sat - Kung Hei Fat Choy... and don't eat too much!
The second day of the Chinese Lunar New Year

Che Kung's Birthday

29 Jan Y Sun - lots of people go to Che Kung's temple to wish for good luck for the coming year.
The third day of the Lunar New Year 30 Jan Y Mon
The second weekday after second day of CNY 31 Jan Y Tue - holiday because second day of New Year falls on Sunday.
Spring Lantern Festival / Yuen Siu 11 Feb N Sat - Happy Chinese Valentine's Day
Chinese Groundhog Day 5 Mar N Sun - Excited Insect solar segment
Ching Ming Festival 4 Apr Y Tue - beware of hill fire
Good Friday 14 Apr Y Easter
The day following Good Friday 15 Apr Y  
Easter Monday 17 Apr Y  
Birthday of Tin Hau 19 Apr N Wed - 23rd day of 3rd lunar month - birthday of sea god Tin Hau
Labour Day 1 May Y Mon
Buddha’s Birthday and Cheung Chau Bun Festival

also Tam Kung's Birthday

3 May Y Wed - public holiday for birthday of Buddha - 8th day of 4th lunar month
Tuen Ng /  Dragon Boat Festival 30 May Y Tue - 5th day of 5th lunar month - want some rice dumplings?
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day 1 Jul Y Sat
Kwan Tai / Kwan Gon's Birthday 17 Jul N 24th day of 6th lunar month
Seventh Goddess' Day / Tsat-je 27 Aug N 7th day of 7th lunar month
Chinese Ghosts Festival / Yue Lan 4 Sep N Mon - 14th day of 7th lunar month
Chinese National Day 1 Oct Y Sun
Weekday after National Day 2 Oct Y Mon - as National Day falls on Sunday
Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival / Moon Festival 4 Oct N

 

Wed - 15th day of 8th lunar month - admire the full moon this evening!
Day after Mid-Autumn Festival

Monkey King Festival

5 Oct Y Thur - a holiday after the festival for people to sleep in!

- Monkey King birthday:16th day of 8th lunar month - not widely celebrated.

Confucius' Birthday/Teacher's Day 16 Oct N Mon - 27th day of 8th lunar month
Chung Yeung Festival 28 Oct Y Sat - 9th day of 9th lunar month
Winter Solstice 22 Dec N Fri
Christmas Day 25 Dec Y Mon
Boxing Day 26 Dec Y Tue

 

See also Festivals 2016 and 2018 HK Calendar

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