Festivals are the part of culture. Like other nations in the world, China people also celebrates different events and festivals. If you are looking for the events and festivals calendar of China, here you can go. We have arranged all the event and festival list according to the date. Let's enjoy

List of Festivals in China

Holiday Name Date Type Day Remains
New Year's Day Jan 01 Holiday 0 minutes
World Braille Day Jan 04 Observance 0 minutes
International Programmers' Day Jan 07 Observance 0 minutes
World Religion Day Jan 17 Observance 0 minutes
International Customs Day Jan 26 Observance 0 minutes
Tu Bishvat/Tu B'Shevat Jan 28 Observance 0 minutes
World Leprosy Day Jan 31 Observance 0 minutes
World Wetlands Day Feb 02 Observance 0 minutes
World Day of the Sick Feb 11 Observance 0 minutes
Spring Festival Eve Feb 11 Observance 0 minutes
Chinese New Year Feb 12 Holiday 0 minutes
Spring Festival Golden Week starting day Feb 13 Holiday 0 minutes
Valentine's Day Feb 14 Observance 0 minutes
Lantern Festival Feb 26 Observance 0 minutes
Self-Injury Awareness Day Mar 01 Observance 0 minutes
International Women's Day Mar 08 Observance 0 minutes
World Kidney Day Mar 11 Observance 0 minutes
Zhonghe Festival Mar 14 Observance 0 minutes
March Equinox/ Vernal Equinox Day Mar 20 Observance 0 minutes
Earth Hour Mar 27 Observance 0 minutes
April Fool's Day Apr 01 Observance 0 minutes
Qing Ming Jie festival/Tomb Sweeping Day Apr 03 Holiday 0 minutes
International Day for Monuments and Sites Apr 18 Observance 0 minutes
Labour Day May 01 Observance 0 minutes
International Workers' Day/May Day May 01 Holiday 0 minutes
Youth Day (China) May 04 Holiday 0 minutes
World Ovarian Cancer Day May 08 Observance 0 minutes
Mother's Day May 09 Observance 0 minutes
International Nurses Day May 12 Observance 0 minutes
World Autoimmune day May 20 Observance 0 minutes
African Liberation Day May 25 Observance 0 minutes
Children's Day Jun 01 Holiday 0 minutes
International Parents' Day Jun 01 Observance 0 minutes
Dragon Boat Festival Jun 14 Holiday 0 minutes
Father's Day Jun 20 Observance 0 minutes
CPC Founding Day Jul 01 Observance 0 minutes
Maritime Day China Jul 11 Observance 0 minutes
International Friendship Day Jul 30 Observance 0 minutes
China Army Day Aug 01 Holiday 0 minutes
Friday the 13th Aug 13 Observance 0 minutes
Chinese Valentine's Day/Qixi Festival Aug 14 Observance 0 minutes
Spirit/Ghost Festival in China Aug 22 Observance 0 minutes
International Overdose Awareness Day Aug 31 Observance 0 minutes
World Sexual Health Day Sep 04 Observance 0 minutes
Teachers' Day in China Sep 10 Observance 0 minutes
Still's Disease Awareness Day Sep 17 Observance 0 minutes
China Mid-Autumn Festival Sep 21 Holiday 0 minutes
International Celebrate Bisexuality Day Sep 23 Observance 0 minutes
World Heart Day Sep 29 Observance 0 minutes
World Vegetarian Day Oct 01 Observance 0 minutes
China National Day Oct 01 Holiday 0 minutes
China National Day Golden Week Oct 02 Holiday 0 minutes
World Teacher's Day Oct 05 Observance 0 minutes
World Cerebral Palsy Day Oct 06 Observance 0 minutes
World Sight Day Oct 14 Observance 0 minutes
Double Ninth/Chongyang Festival Oct 14 Observance 0 minutes
World Stroke Day Oct 29 Observance 1 week, 6 days
World Vegan Day Nov 01 Observance 2 weeks, 2 days
Journalists' Day in China Nov 08 Observance 3 weeks, 2 days
World Pneumonia Day Nov 12 Observance 3 weeks, 6 days
World Prematurity Day Nov 17 Observance 1 month
International Men's Day Nov 19 Observance 1 month
World AIDS Day Dec 01 Observance 1 month, 2 weeks
Day off for Christmas Day Dec 24 Observance 2 months, 1 week
Christmas Day Dec 25 Observance 2 months, 1 week
Boxing Day / Proclamation Day/St. Stephen's Day/Wren Day Dec 26 Holiday 2 months, 1 week
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Holiday Notes

  •   International Programmers' Day usually held on 7th January or 12th or 13th September every year.
  •   World Religion Day celebrates on the third Sunday of January.
  •   Tu Bishvat/Tu B'Shevat is celebrated by the Jewish occurring on the 15th day of the Hebrew month of Shevat
  •   World Leprosy Day celebrates on the last Sunday of January.
  •   Spring Festival Eve is a seasonal festival. It usually celebrates at the beginning of the spring season. The date of celebration varies.
  •   Chinese New Year is not a public holiday in the USA, UK, Australia & Canada. In other countries, it is a public holiday. The day follows the Lunar calendar which is different from the Gregorian calendar so the date varies every year.
  •   Spring Festival Golden Week stays for a week. Every year it starts with celebrating Spring Festival Eve.
  •   Lantern Festival is celebrated on the 15th day of the first month of the Chinese calendar.
  •   World Kidney Day celebrates on the second Thursday of March.
  •   Zhonghe Festival celebrates on the first day of the second month of the Chinese calendar. It is an official holiday in Tang and Song Dynasties.
  •   March Equinox is the day when the duration of night & day are nearly equal.
  •   Earth Hour usually celebrates on the last Saturday of March.
  •   Qing Ming Jie festival/Tomb Sweeping Day is a traditional Chinese festival. It celebrates on the 15th day after Spring Equinox.
  •   Youth Day is a half-day holiday in China.
  •   Mother's Day mainly occurs on the second Sunday of the month of May.
  •   Dragon Boat Festival occurs on the fifth day of the fifth month according to the Chinese lunisolar calendar. According to this date in 2021 it celebrates on 14th June
  •   Mainly Father's Day celebrates on the third Sunday of June. On this sequence this year it is on 20th June.
  •   International Friendship Day worldwide celebrates on July 30. In many countries, people celebrate on the first Sunday of August.
  •   Chinese Valentine's Day/Qixi Festival celebrates on the 7th day of the 7th month of the Chinese calendar.
  •   According to the Chinese lunisolar calendar, Spirit Festival celebrates normally on the 15th night of the seventh month.
  •   Mid-Autumn Festival celebrates according to the Chinese lunisolar calendar so the date varies every year.
  •   After celebrating China National Day, the China National Day Golden Week holiday starts. It stays for a week. The whole week is observed as a public holiday.
  •   World Sight Day celebrates on the second Thursday of the month of October.
  •   Double Ninth/Chongyang Festival celebrates on the ninth day of the ninth month of the Chinese calendar.
  •   It is the eve of Christmas day
  •   Christmas Day is observed throughout the world among the Christian Community