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Holidays and gift giving occasions in Hong Kong

Shipping is big business in Hong Kong, but on public holidays even that is brought to a halt. When you’re sending around a national celebration, it’s important to remember that parcels aren’t delivered or collected on holidays. We’ve compiled a handy list of Hong Kong public holidays below to help you plan your shipments.

Date Day Holiday
Jan 1 Wednesday New Year's Day
Jan 25 Saturday Chinese Lunar New Year's Day
Jan 27 Monday Third day of Chinese Lunar New Year
Jan 28 Tuesday Fourth day of Chinese Lunar New Year
Feb 14 Friday Valentine's Day
Mar 20 Friday March Equinox
Apr 4 Saturday Tomb Sweeping Day
Apr 10 Friday Good Friday
Apr 11 Saturday Holy Saturday
Apr 12 Sunday Easter Sunday
Apr 13 Monday Easter Monday
Apr 30 Thursday Buddha's Birthday
May 1 Friday Labour Day
May 10 Sunday Mother's Day
Jun 21 Sunday Father's Day
Jun 21 Sunday June Solstice
Jun 25 Thursday Dragon Boat Festival
Jul 1 Wednesday Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Establishment Day
Sep 2 Wednesday Hungry Ghost Festival
Sep 22 Tuesday September Equinox
Oct 1 Thursday National Day of the People's Republic of China
Oct 1 Thursday Mid-Autumn Festival
Oct 2 Friday Day after Mid-Autumn Festival
Oct 13 Tuesday Confucius' Birthday
Oct 25 Sunday Chung Yeung Festival
Oct 26 Monday Day off for Chung Yeung Festival
Oct 31 Saturday Halloween
Dec 21 Monday December Solstice
Dec 25 Friday Christmas Day
Dec 26 Saturday Boxing Day
Dec 31 Thursday New Year's Eve