The 2026 Chinese Holidays Calendar

The following charts provide the official schedules for Chinese holidays in 2026. Holidays are categorized as Chinese Public Holidays and Other Chinese Holidays and Observances.

Chinese Public Holidays in 2026

DateHolidayChinese
January 1stNew Year's Day元旦
February 17th - 22ndChinese New Year春节
April 3rd - 5thQingming Festival清明节
May 1st - 5thLabor Day劳动节
June 19th - 21thDragon Boat Festival端午节
September 25thMid-Autumn Festival中秋节
October 1st - 7thNational Day Golden Week Holiday国庆节

Other Chinese Holidays and Observances in 2026

DateHolidayChinese
March 3rdLantern Festival元宵节
March 8thInternational Women's Day妇女节
March 20thSpring Equinox春分
May 4thYouth Day青年节
June 1stChildren's Day儿童节
June 21stSummer Solstice夏至
July 1stCPC Founding Day建党节
August 1stArmy Day建军节
August 19thChinese Valentine's Day七夕
September 10thTeachers' Day教师节
September 23rdAutumn Equinox秋分
November 11th
Single's Day双十一
December 22ndWinter Solstice冬至

Remember that many holidays—such as the Chinese New Year, Lantern Festival and Mid-Autumn Festival—are based on the Chinese Lunar Calendar and therefore the dates change every year.

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