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 MonthFestivalLunar DatesWestern Date
20162017
First Moon Chinese New Year Day 1
Feb
8
Jan
28
Birthday of Che Kung Day 2
Feb
9
Jan
29
Spring Lantern Festival Day 15
Feb
22
Feb
11
Second Moon Hung Shing Festival Day 13
Mar
21
Mar
10
Third Moon Ching Ming Festival     -
Apr
4
Apr
4
Birthday of Tin Hau Day 23
Apr
29
Apr
1 9
Fourth Moon Cheung Chau Bun Festival Day 5 - 9
May
11-15
Apr 30 - May 4
Birthday of Buddha Day 8
May
14
May
3
Birthday of Tam Kung Day 8
May
14
May
3
Fifth Moon Dragon Boat Festival Day 5
Jun
9
May
30
Sixth Moon Birthday of Kwan Tai Day 24
Jul
27
Jul
17
Seventh Moon Seven Sisters Festival Day 7
Aug
9
Aug
28
The Hungry Ghost Festival Day 15
Aug
17
Sep
5
Eighth Moon Mid-Autumn Festival Day 15
Sep
15
Oct
4
Monkey God Festival Day 16
Sep
16
Oct
5
Birthday of Confucius Day 27
Sep
27
Oct
16
Ninth Moon Chung Yeung Festival Day 9
Oct
9
Oct
28
Eleventh Moon Winter Solstice Festival    -
Dec
21
Dec
22

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