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, 2020. 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.
2020 is the 4717th Chinese year. The 2020 Chinese New Year Day is on Saturday, January 25, 2020. 2020 is the year of White Rat.
2020 Chinese Public Holidays
The latest revised version of Chinese Public National Holidays was published by People Republic China Government in December, 2013.
|2020 Chinese National Holidays|
|New Year's Day||Wednesday, January 1, 2020||1/1/2020 - 1/3/2020|
|Chinese New Year Day||Saturday, January 25, 2020||1/24/2020 - 1/30/2020|
|Qing-Ming/Tomb Sweeping||Saturday, April 4, 2020||4/3/2020 - 4/5/2020|
|May Labor Day||Saturday, April 4, 2020||5/1/2020 - 5/3/2020|
|Dragon Boat Festival||Thursday, June 25, 2020||6/25/2020 - 6/27/2020|
|Mid-Autumn Festival||Thursday, October 1, 2020||10/1/2020|
|National Day||Thursday, October 1, 2020||10/1/2020 - 10/8/2020|
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 Wednesday, January 1, 2020. It's a Chinese public holiday.
|New Year’s Day|
New Year’s Day is on Wednesday, January 1, 2020. Saturday, January 4, 2020 and Sunday, January 5, 2020 are working days to compensate Thursday, January 2, 2020 and Friday, January 3, 2020.
Chinese New Year - Spring Festival
Chinese New Year is the first lunar day of the first lunar month. 2020 Chinese New Year Day is on Saturday, January 25, 2020. 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.
|Chinese New Year|
Chinese New Year is on Saturday, January 25, 2020. Sunday, January 19, 2020 is a working day to compensate Friday, January 24, 2020. Saturday, February 1, 2020 is a working day to compensate Thursday, January 30, 2020.
Ching-Ming (Qing-Ming) - Tomb-Sweeping Day
Chinese Tomb-Sweeping Day is the 5th solar segment point of 2020, which is the day when sun enters the 15th degree on the tropical zodiac. 2020 Chinese Ching-Ming Jie is on Saturday, April 4, 2020. It's a one-day holiday.
|Ching-Ming/Tomb Sweeping Day|
Ching-Ming/Tomb Sweeping Day is on Saturday, April 4, 2020.
May Day - Labor Day
May Day is the Labor Day. 2020 Chinese May Day is on Friday, May 1, 2020. It's a one-day holiday.
Labor Day is on Friday, May 1, 2020.
Duan Wu Jie - Dragon Boat Festival
Chinese Dragon Boat Festival is the 5th lunar day of the 5th lunar month. 2020 Dragon Boat Festival is on Thursday, June 25, 2020. It's a one-day holiday.
|Chinese Dragon Boat Festival|
Chinese Dragon Boat Festival is on Thursday, June 25, 2020. Sunday, June 28, 2020 is a working day to compensate Friday, June 26, 2020.
Mid-Autumn Festival - Moon Festival
Chinese Moon Festival is the 15th lunar day of the 8th lunar month. 2020 Mid-Autumn Festival is on Thursday, October 1, 2020. It's a one-day holiday.
|Chinese Moon Festival|
Chinese Moon Festival is on Thursday, October 1, 2020.
2020 Chinese National Day is on Thursday, October 1, 2020. It's a 3-day national holiday. The National Day will be adjusted to one-Week holiday from October 1st to October 7th.
|Moon Festival/National Day|
Moon Festival/National Day is on Thursday, October 1, 2020. Sunday, September 27, 2020 is a working day to compensate Tuesday, October 6, 2020. Monday, January 8, 1900 is a working day to compensate Wednesday, October 7, 2020.