Already thinking about next year’s travel adventures? We hear you! Whether you want to hit up Bhutan or Burkina Faso, the public holiday situation for 2019 is looking good
Long weekends are made for having fun, whether it be a short trip to Cheung Chau, Macau or a staycation in Hong Kong. And if you want to be further away from the hustle and bustle and go on a well-deserved vacation, make sure you read our guide – Public holidays Hong Kong 2019 – so you know when to take your annual leave.
Public holidays Hong Kong 2019
Next year, Hong Kong gets a grand total of 16 public holidays, that’s actually one less than this year, but the timing of the 2019 holidays are way more user friendly.
For those who fancy long weekends (who doesn’t though?), there will be four Fridays off in 2019; and three Tuesdays off – meaning that you can take a Monday off for a sneaky four-day holiday three times! We all need something to look forward to, and it’s never too early to start planning your time-off in 2019, so it’s time to do so!
1 January, Tuesday – The first day of January
5 February, Tuesday – Lunar New Year’s Day
6 February, Wednesday – The second day of Lunar New Year
7 February, Thursday – The fourth day of Lunar New Year
5 April, Friday – Ching Ming Festival
19 April, Friday – Good Friday
20 April, Saturday – The day following Good Friday
1 May, Wednesday – Labour Day
13 May, Monday – The day following the Birthday of the Buddha
7 June, Friday – Tuen Ng Festival
1 July, Friday – Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day
14 September, Saturday – The day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival
1 October, Tuesday – National Day
7 October, Monday – Chung Yeung Festival
25 December, Wednesday – Christmas Day
26 December, Thursday – The first weekday after Christmas Day
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