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China Announces Public Holidays for 2024

2024 Asia

The General Office of China’s State Council has released the official public holiday schedule for 2024, featuring an eight-day break for the Spring Festival.

In 2024, the Spring Festival holiday will run from Feb. 10 to 17, with adjusted working days on Feb. 4 and 18.

Surprisingly, Spring Festival Eve is not an official public holiday. Instead, people are recommended to take one day off on the eve of the Spring Festival, which falls on Feb. 9th, with their paid annual leave, according to the State Council.

The Ministry of Transport also said Wednesday that expressways across the country will offer toll-free access to passenger cars with up to seven seats from Feb. 9 to 17.

In total, there will be eight adjusted working days in 2024.

New Year’s Day
Day(s) off: Saturday, December 30 (2023) to Monday, January 1
No adjusted working days

Spring Festival
Day(s) off: Saturday, February 10 to Saturday, February 17
Adjusted working day(s): Sunday, February 4 & Sunday, February 18

Tomb Sweeping Festival (otherwise known as ‘Qingming’)
Day(s) off: Thursday, April 4 to Saturday, April 6
Adjusted working day(s): Sunday, April 7

Labor Day 
Day(s) off: Wednesday, May 1 to Sunday, May 5
Adjusted working day(s): Sunday, April 28 & Saturday, May 11

Dragon Boat Festival
Day(s) off: Saturday, June 8 to Monday, June 10
No adjusted working days

Mid-Autumn Festival
Day(s) off: Sunday, September 15 to Tuesday, September 17
Adjusted working day(s): Saturday, September 14

National Day Holidays 
Day(s) off: Tuesday, October 1 to Monday, October 7
Adjusted working day(s): Sunday, September 29 & Saturday, October 12

Public Holidays in China for 2024

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