National Day (China)

National Day in China is a public holiday observed on October 1 each year.

National Day commemorates the formal establishment of the People's Republic of China on October 1, 1949. In 1949, The Communist Party of China, led by Chairman Mao Zedong, won the War of Liberation. It established the People's Republic of China at Tiananmen Square, while Kuomintang retreated to Taiwan.

In China, National Day is observed on October 1, and the holiday lasts for 7 days in total, from October 1 to October 7. The 7 days normally consist of 3 public holidays falling on weekends, weekends, and days switched with the closest weekend days.

Schools and government departments are closed during the holidays, and celebrations are held across the country, including parades, fireworks, and dancing. Many people will travel during the long break, so the traffic is heavy.

The following is the list of National Day in China from 2022 to 2026.

National DayOct 01 – 07, 2022Sat – Fri
National DayOct 01 – 07, 2023Sun – Sat
National DayOct 01 – 07, 2024Tue – Mon
National DayOct 01 – 07, 2025Wed – Tue
National DayOct 01 – 07, 2026Thu – Wed

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