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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




Toilets in Hong Kong

Are toilets clean in Hong Kong?

Toilets in Hong Kong are not very clean in general.  The government has been spending lots of money to build expensive toilets and hiring toilet attendants and the result is that the floor is wet most of the time because the toilet attendants wash it more often. Toilets in shopping arcades are better than the government's and it really depends how luxurious that shopping arcade is and how busy it is.  Use the toilets in hotels and good restaurants whenever you can.

Do I have to pay to go to public toilets?

Toilets are free in Hong Kong although some toilets attendants in hotels and expensive restaurants may provide extra service like turning on the tap for you and pass you clean hand towels.  It's all up to you to tip them of not.  This trend, however, is disappearing.  It's some years ago before I see a tips tray by the sink.  So I don't know if it has totally disappear or not.

Where can I find baby changing facilities in HK? 

See with kids here.

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