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China's Official 2018 Holidays Have Been Announced

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The Chinese government has just announced next year's official holidays. Here are which days we get off in 2018:


China 2018 Official Holidays


New Year's Eve falls on a Sunday, so we get Saturday (Dec. 30) - Monday (Jan. 1) off.


China 2018 Official Holidays



We get seven days off for Chinese New Year: Thursday (Feb. 15) - Wednesday (Feb. 21). Sunday (Feb. 11) and Saturday (Feb. 24) are make-up days.


China 2018 Official Holidays


We get Thursday (Apr. 5) - Saturday (Apr. 7) off for Tomb-Sweeping Festival. Sunday (Apr. 8) is a working day.


Labor Day

Labor Day falls on Tuesday (May 1), so we get Sunday (Apr. 29) - Tuesday (May 1) off. Saturday (Apr. 28) is a working day.


China 2018 Official Holidays

Dragon Boat

Dragon Boat Festival falls on Monday (June 18) so we get Saturday (June 16) - Monday (June 18) off. No make-up days required, whoop!


China 2018 Official Holidays

Mid Autumn

Monday (Sep. 24) is Mid Autumn Festival, Saturday (Sep. 22) - Monday (Sep. 24) are holidays.


China 2018 Official Holidays

Golden Week

As always, we get seven days off for October: Monday (Oct. 1) - Sunday (Oct. 7). Saturday (Sep. 29) and Sunday (Sep. 30) are working days.


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Wansien Lee
Wansien Lee is the Life & Style Editor for City Weekend Shanghai. She's Malaysian by name, but funnily enough has never lived in Malaysia. She likes writing about food and travel, and will probably end up the crazy lady down the street with thirty-seven cats.


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