Time to start planning, folks as we have put together a handy guide to public holidays in Hong Kong for 2018 so you can start organising all your long weekends and other travel plans
Holiday! Celebrate! We love to travel here at Honeycombers Hong Kong, from snorkelling our way through Asia to living it up at these stunning design hotels or even taking a staycation right here in Hong Kong, we’re always on the lookout for a chance to get away. And good news awaits, fellow Honkies, as 2018 gives us a bunch of public holidays and long weekends that don’t all fall on a Saturday – finally!
Public holidays Hong Kong 2018
Two long weekends, four Tuesdays where you can take a sneaky Monday off four a four-day holiday and two extra holidays because they fell on Sundays! We can’t really complain about public holidays for 2018, so start planning how you are going to spend all these glorious days off.
1 January, Monday – The first day of January
16 February, Friday – Lunar New Year’s Day
17 February, Saturday – The second day of Lunar New Year
19 February, Monday – The fourth day of Lunar New Year
30 March, Friday – Good Friday
31 March, Saturday – The day following Good Friday
2 April, Monday – Easter Monday
5 April, Thursday – Ching Ming Festival
1 May, Tuesday – Labour Day
22 May, Tuesday – Birthday of the Buddha
18 June, Monday – Tuen Ng Festival
2 July, Tuesday -The Day following Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day
25 September, Tuesday – The day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival
1 October, Monday – National Day
17 October, Wednesday – Chung Yeung Festival
25 December, Wednesday – Christmas Day
26 December, Thursday – The first weekday after Christmas Day
Looking for other holiday destinations to escape to on your travels? Why not explore more of China, take a trip to one of these eco-resorts throughout Asia or hit up some of these stunning beaches in Bali.