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Hong Kong Holidays/ Festivals 2018
2015 Calendar below for reference
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




Home > Festivals > Easter in Hong Kong

Easter in Hong Kong


In the past

I never quite like Easter because it is not special for me when I was a child.  In fact, it was a great pain to me because I went to a Christian primary school despite I don't come from a Christian family.  Every year during Lent, the donation box from school causes lots of stress for me coz I don't have much money to donate in class nor any generous friends and relatives to contribute to my box when I take it home.  Teacher praises other children for doing well but then there is nothing they can say about my humble contribution.  I don't get any Easter Eggs either so Easter is just school holiday with homework and no fun.


Nowadays, however, Easter is much more widely celebrated.  The donation boxes still go on at schools but fabulous decorations and activities are also arranged in many shopping arcades. 

5 star hotels launch Easter buffet with bunny shows, egg hunt and egg paintings.

Ocean Park probably runs egg hunts and crafty corners for kids plus Easter decorations.

Note to travellers:

All shops remain open except all banks, post office and government departments will be closed. 

Certain museums, theme parks and attractions' opening hours will be different due to public holidays.

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