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2021 Chinese National Holidays 

2021 Chinese National Holidays 

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, 2021. 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.

2021 is the 4718th Chinese year. The 2021 Chinese New Year Day is on Friday, February 12, 2021. 2021 is the year of White Cow.

2021 Chinese Public Holidays

The latest revised version of Chinese Public National Holidays was published by People Republic China Government in December, 2013.

2021 Chinese National Holidays
Holiday Date Day Off
New Year’s Day Friday, January 1, 2021 1/1/2021 – 1/3/2021
Chinese New Year Day Friday, February 12, 2021 2/12/2021 – 2/18/2021
Qing-Ming/Tomb Sweeping Sunday, April 4, 2021 4/3/2021 – 4/5/2021
May Labor Day Sunday, May 1, 2021 4/30/2021 – 5/2/2021
Dragon Boat Festival Monday, June 14, 2021 6/12/2021 – 6/14/2021
Mid-Autumn Festival Tuesday, September 21, 2021 9/19/2021 – 9/21/2021
National Day Friday, October 1, 2021 10/1/2021 – 10/7/2021

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 Friday, January 1, 2021. It’s a Chinese public holiday.

January
New Year’s Day
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
27 28 29 30 31 1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9

New Year’s Day is on Friday, January 1, 2021.


Chinese New Year – Spring Festival

Chinese New Year is the first lunar day of the first lunar month. 2021 Chinese New Year Day is on Friday, February 12, 2021. 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.

February
Chinese New Year
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20

Chinese New Year is on Friday, February 12, 2021. Sunday, February 7, 2021 is a working day to compensate Thursday, February 11, 2021. Saturday, February 20, 2021 is a working day to compensate Wednesday, February 17, 2021.

Ching-Ming (Qing-Ming) – Tomb-Sweeping Day

Chinese Tomb-Sweeping Day is the 5th solar segment point of 2021, which is the day when sun enters the 15th degree on the tropical zodiac. 2021 Chinese Ching-Ming Jie is on Sunday, April 4, 2021. It’s a one-day holiday.

April
Ching-Ming/Tomb Sweeping Day
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9 10

Ching-Ming/Tomb Sweeping Day is on Sunday, April 4, 2021. Ching-Ming/Tomb Sweeping Day holiday is on Monday, April 5, 2021.


May Day – Labor Day

May Day is the Labor Day. 2021 Chinese May Day is on Saturday, May 1, 2021. It’s a one-day holiday.

May
Labor Day
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8

Labor Day is on Saturday, May 1, 2021.

Duan Wu Jie – Dragon Boat Festival

Chinese Dragon Boat Festival is the 5th lunar day of the 5th lunar month. 2021 Dragon Boat Festival is on Monday, June 14, 2021. It’s a one-day holiday.

June
Chinese Dragon Boat Festival
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19

Chinese Dragon Boat Festival is on Monday, June 14, 2021.


Mid-Autumn Festival – Moon Festival

Chinese Moon Festival is the 15th lunar day of the 8th lunar month. 2021 Mid-Autumn Festival is on Tuesday, September 21, 2021. It’s a one-day holiday.

September
Chinese Moon Festival
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25

Chinese Moon Festival is on Tuesday, September 21, 2021. Saturday, September 18, 2021 is a working day to compensate Monday, September 20, 2021.

National Day

2021 Chinese National Day is on Friday, October 1, 2021. It’s a 3-day national holiday. The National Day will be adjusted to one-Week holiday from October 1st to October 7th.

October
National Day
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9

National Day is on Friday, October 1, 2021. Sunday, September 26, 2021 is a working day to compensate Wednesday, October 6, 2021. Sunday, January 7, 1900 is a working day to compensate Thursday, October 7, 2021.

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