Hong Kong Asia's World City

Chinese Festivals

Hong Kong’s influential Chinese heritage gives the city an enduring dedication to ancient festivities. And with glowing lanterns, crowded temples, dancing lions, fiery dragons and the wafts of incense, Chinese festivals are the most vibrant expressions of the soul of Asia’s world city.

Lunar Month Festival Lunar Dates Western Date
2014 2015
First Moon Chinese New Year Day 1
Jan
31
Feb
19
Birthday of Che Kung Day 2
Feb
1
Feb
20
Spring Lantern Festival Day 15
Feb
14
Mar
5
Second Moon Hung Shing Festival Day 13
Mar
13
Apr
1
Third Moon Ching Ming Festival     -
Apr
5
Apr
5
Birthday of Tin Hau Day 23
Apr
22
May
11
Fourth Moon Cheung Chau Bun Festival Day 5 - 9
May
3-7
May
22-26
Birthday of Buddha Day 8
May
6
May
25
Birthday of Tam Kung Day 8
May
6
May
25
Fifth Moon Dragon Boat Festival Day 5
Jun
2
Jun
20
Sixth Moon Birthday of Kwan Tai Day 24
Jul
20
Aug
8
Seventh Moon Seven Sisters Festival Day 7
Aug
2
Aug
20
The Hungry Ghost Festival Day 15
Aug
10
Aug
28
Eighth Moon Mid-Autumn Festival Day 15
Sep
8
Sep
27
Monkey God Festival Day 16
Sep
9
Sep
28
Birthday of Confucius Day 27
Sep
20
Oct
9
Ninth Moon Chung Yeung Festival Day 9
Oct
2
Oct
21
Eleventh Moon Winter Solstice Festival    -
Dec
22
Dec
22

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