Hong Kong

Hong Kong Announces Public Holidays for 2024

2024 Asia

According to a government announcement on Thursday May 25th 2023, workers will enjoy 17 public holidays next year, with four long weekends.

Every Sunday Sunday
The first day of January1 JanuaryMonday
Lunar New Year’s Day10 FebruarySaturday
The third day of Lunar New Year12 FebruaryMonday
The fourth day of Lunar New Year13 FebruaryTuesday
Good Friday29 MarchFriday
The day following Good Friday30 MarchSaturday
Easter Monday1 AprilMonday
Ching Ming Festival 4 AprilThursday
Labour Day1 MayWednesday
The Birthday of the Buddha15 MayWednesday
Tuen Ng Festival10 JuneMonday
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day1 JulyMonday
The day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival18 SeptemberWednesday
National Day1 OctoberTuesday
Chung Yeung Festival11 OctoberFriday
Christmas Day25 DecemberWednesday
The first weekday after Christmas Day26 DecemberThursday

A Government spokesman said, “As the second day of Lunar New Year in 2024 falls on a Sunday, the fourth day of Lunar New Year will be designated as a general holiday in substitution.”

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Separately, statutory holidays in Hong Kong will be increased progressively to 17 days from 2022 to 2030. The newly added statutory holiday from this year onwards is the first weekday after Christmas Day, totaling 14 statutory holidays.

The other three additional statutory holidays in sequence will be Easter Monday (from 2026), Good Friday (from 2028), and the day following Good Friday (from 2030).