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China's 2017 Public Holiday Schedule

Updated: 2017-07-13 16:37:49



China’s General Office of the State Council announced the official national holiday schedule for 2017 as follows:


New Year

December 31 – January 2 (3 days in total including the weekend)
Spring Festival

January 27 – February 2 (7 days in total)
January 22 (Sunday) and February 4 (Saturday) are official working days.
Tomb Sweeping Day

April 2-4 (3 days in total)
April 1 is (Saturday) is an official working day.
Labor Day

May 1 (3 days in total including the weekend)
Dragon Boat Festival

May 28-30 (3 days in total)
May 27 (Saturday) is an official working day.
Mid-Autumn Festival and National Day

October 1-8 (8 days in total)
September 30 (Saturday) is an official working day.
*Mid-Autumn Festival falls in the same week as National Day this year, and are linked consecutively.


It is important to note that the above dates are the official holidays, but private companies have the right to determine their own schedules as long as the official holidays above are maintained.