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Hong Kong 2018 Festival Calendar
Festival Date in 2018 Public Holiday Notes  
The first day of
1 Jan Y Mon


Chinese New
of the Dog
16 Feb Y Fri
The second day
of the
Chinese Lunar New YearChe Kung’s
17 Feb Y* Sat, 2nd day of Chinese New Year

public holiday because of CNY, not because of Che Kung.

The third day of
the Lunar New Year
18 Feb Y Sun
The weekday following the third day of Chinese New Year 19 Feb Y Mon – 3rd day of CNY falls on
Lantern Festival / Yuen Siu
2 Mar N Fri – 15th day of 1st lunar month
Groundhog Day
5 Mar N Excited Insect solar segment
Good Friday 30 Mar Y Happy Easter!
The day following Good Friday 31 Mar Y
Easter Monday 2 Apr Y
Ching Ming
5 Apr Y Thur
Labour Day 1 May Y Tue
Birthday of Tin Hau 8 May N Tue – 23rd day of 3rd lunar month

Cheung Chau Bun Festival
Tam Kung’s
22 May Y Tue – public holiday for birthday
of Buddha
Tuen Ng /
Dragon Boat Festival
18 Jun Y Mon – 5th day of 5th lunar month
Hong Kong
Special Administrative Region Establishment Day
1 Jul Y Sun
Weekday after HKSAR Establishment Day 2 Jul Y Mon – because HKSAR Establishment
Day falls on Sunday.
Kwan Tai
/ Kwan Gon’s Birthday
5 Aug N Sun – 24th day of 6th lunar month

Seventh Goddess’ Day / Tsat-je
17 Aug N Fri – 7th day of 7th lunar month
Chinese Ghosts Festival
/ Yue Lan
24 Aug N Fri – 14th day of 7th lunar month
Mid-Autumn Festival / Moon Festival
24 Sep N


Mon – the festival is celebrated
this evening.
Day after Mid-Autumn FestivalMonkey
King Festival
25 Sep Y Tue – this is the public holiday
the day after the festival for people to sleep in!- Monkey
King birthday:16th day of 8th lunar month
Confucius’ Birthday/Teacher’s Day 6 Oct N 27th day of 8th lunar month
Chinese National Day 1 Oct Y Mon
Chung Yeung
17 Oct Y Wed – 9th day of 9th lunar month
Winter Solstice 22 Dec N Sat
Christmas Day
25 Dec Y Tue
Boxing Day 26 Dec Y Wed

See also Festivals 2017 and Festivals 2019


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