Public holidays & school vacations – China 2022

If you want to predict the crowds and tourists in China for 2022 and 2023, Avoid-Crowds.com has all of the essential tourist data to help you make the best decision on when to book your trip to the Far East. Knowing China’s public holidays and school vacations will help you make the best decision when booking your trip for 2022 and 2023.

For us, knowing the public holidays and school vacations in China are vital to predicting crowds. China’s incredible historical monuments and tourist sites are always busy with travelers. Avoid-Crowds.com uses the public holidays and school vacations of China in all our prediction models. Now, you can directly access this detailed information by simply scrolling down.

China's upcoming school vacations

Below you will find our overview of China’s public holidays and school vacations for 2022 and 2023. We will continuously update our overview when new school vacations are announced. The public holidays are unlikely to change unless the regional schools make amendments to the holidays. However, that is highly unlikely to occur.

The school vacations and public holidays are also incorporated in our daily crowd prediction information. So, check below and book your holiday to the Far East today for the latest up to the minute public holidays and school vacations of China!

Chinese New Year Holidays
Start Date: January 31, 2022
End Date: February 06, 2022

Spring Holidays
Start Date: April 2, 2022
End Date: April 10, 2022 (dates vary, see below)

2022 and 2023 China School vacations

Country

Vacation

Start Date

End Date

Scope

Region(s)

China

Winter Holidays

20/12/2022

07/01/2022

Limited

Shanghai

China

Winter Holidays

17/01/2022

20/02/2022

Limited

Guangzhou

China

Winter Holidays

22/01/2022

20/02/2022

Limited

Beijing

China

Chinese New Year Holiday

31/01/2022

06/02/2022

National

 

China

Spring Holidays

02/04/2022

10/04/2022

Limited

Guangzhou, Shanghai, Beijing

China

Summer Holidays

15/07/2022

31/08/2022

Limited

Shanghai, Beijing

China

Summer Holidays

11/07/2022

30/07/2022

Limited

Guangzhou

2022 – 2023 China Public Holidays

Country

Public Holiday

Date

China

New Year’s Day

01/01/2022

China

Chinese New Year Eve

30/01/2022

China

Chinese New Year

31/01/2022

China

Chinese New Year

01/02/2022

China

Chinese New Year

02/02/2022

China

Chinese New Year

03/02/2022

China

Chinese New Year

04/02/2022

China

Chinese New Year

05/02/2022

China

Chinese New Year

06/02/2022

China

Ching Ming Festival

03/04/2022

China

Ching Ming Festival Holiday

04/04/2022

China

Ching Ming Festival Holiday

05/04/2022

China

Labour Day

01/05/2022

China

Dragon Boat Festival

03/06/2022

China

Dragon Boat Festival

04/06/2022

China

Dragon Boat Festival

05/06/2022

China

National Day

01/10/2022

China

National Day Holiday

02/10/2022

China

National Day Holiday

03/10/2022

China

National Day Holiday

04/10/2022

China

National Day Holiday

05/10/2022

China

National Day Holiday

06/10/2022

China

National Day Holiday

07/10/2022

China

New Year’s Day

01/01/2023

China

Chinese New Year Eve

21/01/2023

China

Chinese New Year

22/01/2023

China

Chinese New Year

23/01/2023

China

Chinese New Year

24/01/2023

China

Chinese New Year

25/01/2023

China

Chinese New Year

26/01/2023

China

Chinese New Year

27/01/2023

China

Ching Ming Festival

05/04/2023

China

Labour Day

01/05/2023

China

Dragon Boat Festival

22/06/2023

China

Mid-Autumn Festival

20/09/2023

China

National Day Holiday

01/10/2023

China

National Day Holiday

02/10/2023

China

National Day Holiday

03/10/2023

China

National Day Holiday

04/10/2023

China

National Day Holiday

05/10/2023

China

National Day Holiday

06/10/2023

China

National Day Holiday

07/10/2023

 

There are several public holidays and school vacations throughout the year in China. Compared to its neighbors, South Korea, China provides far more school holidays to students, teachers, and school employees.

While the above listings are the public holidays and school vacations of China, there are several other festivals and anniversaries in China throughout the year. These additional festivals and anniversaries are not observed in the same ways as the different holidays. Therefore, students and employees do not get time off.

Festivals and Anniversaries in China

Festival

Date

Official Holidays

Arbor Day

March 12

no days off

International Nurse Day

May 12

no days off

Anniversary of the Founding of CCP

July 1

no days off

Victory Day

September 3

no days off

Teachers’ Day

September 10

no days off

Journalists’ Day

November 8

no days off

In addition to festivals and anniversaries, China also celebrates genders and age groups with specific days of recognition.

Public holidays and school vacations of China for Certain Groups

Festival

Date

Official Holidays

Women’s Day

March 8

half day for women

Youth Day

May 4

half day for youth above 14 years old

Children’s Day

June 1

1 day for children under 13 years old

Army Day of Chinese PLA

August 1

half day for active army

If you are planning a holiday to the Far East for 2022 or 2023, book your trip around China’s public holidays and school vacations to avoid the crowds. Stay up to date on all of China’s public holidays and school vacations with Avoid-Crowds.com and book your trip with confidence.

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