There are seven public holidays with 30 days, 11 of which fall on weekdays, 12 are on weekends, and seven are switched from other weekend days.
Same as in previous years, there are two long public holidays, and each takes seven or more days: Chinese New Year and National Day.
New Year Holiday
New Year Holiday is the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar, and it is one of the most popular holidays in the world.
- The holiday falls on January 1, 2024;
Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year, also called Spring Festival, is the most important time for the family union. Hundreds of thousands of people who work outside will go back to their hometowns to meet families and friends.
- The holiday lasts eight days from February 10 to 17, 2024;
- February 10 , 11 and 17, 2024 are weekends;
- February 4 and 18 are working days.
Ching Ming Festival
The festival is also called Tomb Sweeping Festival, a traditional Chinese festival observed in China and Southeast Asia. People visit and sweep ancestral tombs and make ritual offerings, typically food dishes, fruits, and the burning of joss sticks and spirit money.
- The holiday lasts three days, from April 4 to 6, 2024;
- April 6 is a weekend;
- April 7 is a working day.
Labour Day is to celebrate the achievements of workers. The holiday originates in the eight-hour day movement, which is eight hours for work, eight hours for recreation, and eight hours for rest.
- The holiday lasts five days, from May 1 to May 5, 2024;
- May 4 and May 5 are weekends;
- April 28 and May 11 are working days.
Dragon Boat Festival
Dragon Boat Festival is a holiday based on the traditional Chinese calendar commemorating the death of Qu Yuan (340–278 BC), a poet and a reformer in the ancient state of Chu during the Warring States period.
- The holiday lasts three days, from June 8 to June 10, 2024;
- June 8 and 9 are weekends;
- June 10 is a working day.
Mid-Autumn Festival is one of the most important festivals dating back 3,000 years, and mooncakes are the traditional food during the festival.
- The holiday lasts three days from September 15 to 17, 2024;
- September 15 is a weekend;
- September 14 is a working day.
National Day commemorates the formal establishment of the People's Republic of China on October 1, 1949.
- The holiday lasts seven days from October 1 to 7, 2024;
- October 5 and 6 are weekends;
- September 29 and October 12 are working days.
The following is the list of public holidays in China 2024.
|New Year's Day||Jan 01, 2024||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Chinese New Year||Feb 10, 2024||Saturday||Weekend Holiday|
|Chinese New Year Holiday||Feb 11, 2024||Sunday||Weekend Holiday|
|Chinese New Year Holiday||Feb 12, 2024||Monday||Weekend Switch|
|Chinese New Year Holiday||Feb 13, 2024||Tuesday||Public Holiday|
|Chinese New Year Holiday||Feb 14, 2024||Wednesday||Public Holiday|
|Chinese New Year Holiday||Feb 15, 2024||Thursday||Public Holiday|
|Chinese New Year Eve||Feb 16, 2024||Friday||Weekend Switch|
|Chinese New Year Holiday||Feb 17, 2024||Saturday||Weekend Holiday|
|Qingming Festival||Apr 04, 2024||Thursday||Public Holiday|
|Qingming Festival Holiday||Apr 05, 2024||Friday||Weekend Switch|
|Qingming Festival Holiday||Apr 06, 2024||Saturday||Weekend Holiday|
|Labour Day||May 01, 2024||Wednesday||Public Holiday|
|Labour Day Holiday||May 02, 2024||Thursday||Weekend Switch|
|Labour Day Holiday||May 03, 2024||Friday||Weekend Switch|
|Labour Day Holiday||May 04, 2024||Saturday||Weekend Holiday|
|Labour Day Holiday||May 05, 2024||Sunday||Weekend Holiday|
|Dragon Boat Festival Holiday||Jun 08, 2024||Saturday||Weekend Holiday|
|Dragon Boat Festival Holiday||Jun 09, 2024||Sunday||Weekend Holiday|
|Dragon Boat Festival||Jun 10, 2024||Monday||Public Holiday|
|Mid-Autumn Festival Holiday||Sep 15, 2024||Sunday||Weekend Holiday|
|Mid-Autumn Festival Holiday||Sep 16, 2024||Monday||Weekend Switch|
|Mid-Autumn Festival||Sep 17, 2024||Tuesday||Public Holiday|
|National Day||Oct 01, 2024||Tuesday||Public Holiday|
|National Day Holiday||Oct 02, 2024||Wednesday||Public Holiday|
|National Day Holiday||Oct 03, 2024||Thursday||Public Holiday|
|National Day Holiday||Oct 04, 2024||Friday||Weekend Switch|
|National Day Holiday||Oct 05, 2024||Saturday||Weekend Holiday|
|National Day Holiday||Oct 06, 2024||Sunday||Weekend Holiday|
|National Day Holiday||Oct 07, 2024||Monday||Weekend Holiday|
Some holidays may change. Please check the working days in China in 2024.