2019 Chinese National Holidays - Year of Brown Pig

People have business with China probably know Chinese has a golden-week holiday for China National Day. The National Day of the People's Republic of China on October 1, 2019. Actually, the National Day is a 3-day legal public holiday. Chinese work two adjacent weekend days for October 4th and October 5th. Therefore, the National Day has seven days long, including the prior or subsequent weekend.

The National Day might become an 8-day holiday, if the Chinese Moon Festival (Mid-Fall Festival) falls on the previous weekend or same week of the National Day, then the golden-week holiday will include extra 1-day holiday for Chinese Moon Festival. The other 7-day holiday is the Spring Festival of Chinese New Year. Chinese employees who work on the national holidays can have double-time pay. They might have triple pay on the day of the festival.

2019 is the 4716th Chinese year. The 2019 Chinese New Year Day is on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. 2019 is the year of Brown Pig.

2019 Chinese Public Holidays

The latest revised version of Chinese Public National Holidays was published by People Republic China Government in December, 2013.

2019 Chinese National Holidays
HolidayDateDay Off
New Year's DayTuesday, January 1, 201912/30/2018 - 1/1/2019
Chinese New Year DayTuesday, February 5, 20192/3/2019 - 2/9/2019
Qing-Ming/Tomb SweepingFriday, April 5, 20194/5/2019 - 4/7/2019
May Labor DayFriday, April 5, 20194/29/2019 - 5/1/2019
Dragon Boat FestivalFriday, June 7, 20196/7/2019 - 6/9/2019
Mid-Autumn FestivalFriday, September 13, 20199/13/2019 - 9/15/2019
National DayTuesday, October 1, 201910/1/2019 - 10/7/2019

The following Chinese public national holidays and adjusted working days are calculated using the holiday patterns of the past 10 years. After People Republic China Government announces the coming national holidays, we will modify it if necessary. In the following weekly calendar lines, the color of red indicates the holidays and the color of blue indicates the working days. This should help people who have business relationships at China or people who plan a trip to China.

New Year's Day

New Year's Day is on Tuesday, January 1, 2019. It's a Chinese public holiday.

January
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New Year’s Day is on Tuesday, January 1, 2019. Saturday, December 29, 2018 is a working day to compensate Friday, December 21, 2018.


Chinese New Year - Spring Festival

Chinese New Year is the first lunar day of the first lunar month. 2019 Chinese New Year Day is on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. The official Chinese New Year holidays are from Chinese New Year Day to the third lunar day of the first lunar month. The Spring Festival will be adjusted to one-Week holiday.

February
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Chinese New Year is on Tuesday, February 5, 2019. Saturday, February 2, 2019 is a working day to compensate Monday, February 4, 2019. Sunday, February 10, 2019 is a working day to compensate Friday, February 8, 2019.

Ching-Ming (Qing-Ming) - Tomb-Sweeping Day

Chinese Tomb-Sweeping Day is the 5th solar segment point of 2019, which is the day when sun enters the 15th degree on the tropical zodiac. 2019 Chinese Ching-Ming Jie is on Friday, April 5, 2019. It's a one-day holiday.

April
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Ching-Ming/Tomb Sweeping Day is on Friday, April 5, 2019.


May Day - Labor Day

May Day is the Labor Day. 2019 Chinese May Day is on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. It's a one-day holiday.

May
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Labor Day is on Wednesday, May 1, 2019. Saturday, May 4, 2019 and Sunday, May 5, 2019 are working days to compensate Thursday, May 2, 2019 and Friday, May 3, 2019.

Duan Wu Jie - Dragon Boat Festival

Chinese Dragon Boat Festival is the 5th lunar day of the 5th lunar month. 2019 Dragon Boat Festival is on Friday, June 7, 2019. It's a one-day holiday.

June
Chinese Dragon Boat Festival
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Chinese Dragon Boat Festival is on Friday, June 7, 2019.


Mid-Autumn Festival - Moon Festival

Chinese Moon Festival is the 15th lunar day of the 8th lunar month. 2019 Mid-Autumn Festival is on Friday, September 13, 2019. It's a one-day holiday.

September
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Chinese Moon Festival is on Friday, September 13, 2019.

National Day

2019 Chinese National Day is on Tuesday, October 1, 2019. It's a 3-day national holiday. The National Day will be adjusted to one-Week holiday from October 1st to October 7th.

October
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National Day is on Tuesday, October 1, 2019. Sunday, September 29, 2019 is a working day to compensate Friday, October 4, 2019. Wednesday, January 10, 1900 is a working day to compensate Saturday, October 5, 2019.

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