China's State Council has announced its official 2018 holiday calendar. Want to avoid the big crowd during Chinese public holidays? Check here to get the 2018 public holiday arrangements and schedules your plan.
New Year's Day, January 1: New Year's comes early this year, with our three-day holiday starting on Dec 30 and riding through to Jan 1, back to work on Tuesday. No Adjusted Working Days.
Spring Festival/Chinese New Year: The official days off are February 15 (the final day of Lunar New Year or 除夕 Chúxì) to February 21, a total of seven days. Make-up work days are Sunday, February 11, and Saturday, February 24.
Qing Ming Festival: Tomb Sweeping Festival will be celebrated April 5-7, Thursday to Saturday. Sunday, April 8, is a make-up day.
Labor Day: Start the three-day May holiday from April 29 to May 1st. Make-up work day is Saturday, April 28.
Duan Wu Jie: Dragon Boat Festival will also be celebrated in June, from June 16-18, also a Saturday to Monday. No make-up day necessary.
Mid-Autumn Festival: Mid-Autumn Festival is three day holiday from September 22 - 24 , Saturday to Monday. No make-up day necessary.
National Day/October 1: The good news is, the national holiday will be seven days in 2018, from October 1-7, beginning and ending on a Sunday. Make-up work days are Saturday, September 29, and Sunday, September 30 .
November and December.
Let the holiday planning begin!