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By The Loop HK Contributor | December 18th, 2016

It’s almost New Year — which means a new blank slate for vacation-planning for the eager beavers among us. To make things a whole lot easier, we’ve listed all of Hong Kong’s 2017 holidays below (which we took straight from the GovHK website).

This year, there are 13 weekday holidays, and 4 Saturday holidays (which means those who have five-day work weeks end up losing out), for a grand total of 17 holidays.

You’re welcome!

Hong Kong Holidays 2017

The day following New Year 2 January Monday (Since Jan 1 is a Sunday)
Chinese New Year’s Day 28 January Saturday
The third day of Chinese New Year 30 January Monday
The fourth day of Chinese New Year 31 January Tuesday (Making up for the second day of Chinese New Year, which falls on a Sunday)
Ching Ming Festival 4 April Tuesday
Good Friday 14 April Friday
The day following Good Friday 15 April Saturday
Easter Monday 17 April Monday
Labour Day 1 May Monday
The Birthday of the Buddha 3 May Wednesday
Tuen Ng / Dragon Boat Festival 30 May Tuesday
Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day 1 July Saturday
The day following National Day 2 October Monday (Since National Day is a Sunday)
The day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival 5 October Thursday
Chung Yeung Festival 28 October Saturday
Christmas Day 25 December Monday
The first weekday after Christmas Day 26 December Tuesday


See also:

9 Hong Kong holidays with fascinating histories