China Public Holiday 2022 Schedule Released

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The State Council released the official China public holiday 2022 schedule through its Circular of the General Office of the State Council on the Arrangement of Public Holidays in 2022 (see here for the official source) on October 25, 2022.

As is traditional, the holiday schedule features two major week-long holidays (often referred to as ‘Golden Week’): Spring Festival (also known as Chinese New Year) and the National Day holiday.

In 2022, Spring Festival falls between January 31 and February 6, and the National Day holiday falls between October 1 and 7.

Foreign human resource managers should note that Saturdays and Sundays are often marked as additional official workdays in China to compensate for long holiday breaks.

For example, in 2022, Saturday, January 29 and Sunday, January 30, are designated as official workdays to partially offset the seven days off for Spring Festival.

Private companies in China, however, have the right to determine their own schedules – that is, allow for additional days off – so long as the official holiday calendar is maintained.

Official China public holiday 2022 schedule

New Year

  • January 1 to 3, 2022 (three days in total; Saturday to Monday)

Spring Festival (Chinese New Year)

  • January 31 to February 6, 2022 (seven days in total; Monday to Sunday)
  • Adjusted working days: January 29, 2022 (Saturday) and January 30, 2022 (Sunday)

Tomb Sweeping Festival (Ching Ming Festival)

  • April 3 to 5, 2022 (three days in total; Sunday to Tuesday)

Labor Day

  • April 30 to May 4, 2022 (five days in total; Saturday to Wednesday)
  • Adjusted working days: April 24, 2022 (Sunday) and May 7, 2022 (Saturday)

Dragon Boat Festival

  • June 3 to 5, 2022 (three days in total; Friday to Sunday)

Mid-Autumn Festival

  • September 10 to 12, 2022 (three days in total; Saturday to Monday)

National Day

  • October 1 to 7, 2022 (seven days in total; Saturday to Friday)
  • Adjusted working days: October 8, 2022 (Saturday) and October 9, 2022 (Sunday)
China Public Holiday 2022 Schedule 
Date Name Type
January 1, 2022 Saturday New Year’s Holiday National holiday
January 2, 2022 Sunday New Year’s Holiday National holiday
January 3, 2022 Monday New Year’s Holiday National holiday
January 29, 2022 Saturday Adjusted working day Working day on weekend
January 30, 2022 Sunday Adjusted working day Working day on weekend
January 31, 2022 Monday Spring Festival Holiday National holiday
February 1, 2022 Tuesday Spring Festival Holiday National holiday
February 2, 2022 Wednesday Spring Festival Holiday National holiday
February 3, 2022 Thursday Spring Festival Holiday National holiday
February 4, 2022 Friday Spring Festival Holiday National holiday
February 5, 2022 Saturday Spring Festival Holiday National holiday
February 6, 2022 Sunday Spring Festival Holiday National holiday
March 8, 2022 Tuesday International Women’s Day Half-day holiday for female employee
April 3, 2022 Sunday Tomb Sweeping Festival National holiday
April 4, 2022 Monday Tomb Sweeping Festival National holiday
April 5, 2022 Tuesday Tomb Sweeping Festival National holiday
April 24, 2022 Sunday Adjusted working day Working day on weekend
April 30, 2022 Saturday Labor Day Holiday National holiday
May 1, 2022 Sunday Labor Day Holiday National holiday
May 2, 2022 Monday Labor Day Holiday National holiday
May 3, 2022 Tuesday Labor Day Holiday National holiday
May 4, 2022 Wednesday Labor Day Holiday National holiday
May 7, 2022 Saturday Adjusted working day Working day on weekend
June 3, 2022 Friday Dragon Boat Festival National holiday
June 4, 2022 Saturday Dragon Boat Festival National holiday
June 5, 2022 Sunday Dragon Boat Festival National holiday
September 10, 2022 Saturday Mid-Autumn Festival National holiday
September 11, 2022 Sunday Mid-Autumn Festival National holiday
September 12, 2022 Monday Mid-Autumn Festival National holiday
October 1, 2022 Saturday National Day Holiday National holiday
October 2, 2022 Sunday National Day Holiday National holiday
October 3, 2022 Monday National Day Holiday National holiday
October 4, 2022 Tuesday National Day Holiday National holiday
October 5, 2022 Wednesday National Day Holiday National holiday
October 6, 2022 Thursday National Day Holiday National holiday
October 7, 2022 Friday National Day Holiday National holiday
October 8, 2022 Saturday Adjusted working day Working day on weekend
October 9, 2022 Sunday Adjusted working day Working day on weekend

China 2022 Holiday Schedule Official

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