Events Festivals

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
2015 2016
First Moon Chinese New Year Day 1
Feb
19
 
Feb
8
Birthday of Che Kung Day 2
Feb
20
 
Feb
9
Spring Lantern Festival Day 15
Mar
5
 
Feb
22
Second Moon Hung Shing Festival Day 13
Apr
1
 
Mar
21
Third Moon Ching Ming Festival     -
Apr
5
 
Apr
4
Birthday of Tin Hau Day 23
May
11
 
Apr
29
Fourth Moon Cheung Chau Bun Festival Day 5 - 9
May
22-26
 
May
11-15
Birthday of Buddha Day 8
May
25
 
May
14
Birthday of Tam Kung Day 8
May
25
 
May
14
Fifth Moon Dragon Boat Festival Day 5
Jun
20
 
Jun
9
Sixth Moon Birthday of Kwan Tai Day 24
Aug
8
 
Jul
27
Seventh Moon Seven Sisters Festival Day 7
Aug
20
 
Aug
9
The Hungry Ghost Festival Day 15
Aug
28
 
Aug
17
Eighth Moon Mid-Autumn Festival Day 15
Sep
27
 
Sep
15
Monkey God Festival Day 16
Sep
28
 
Sep
16
Birthday of Confucius Day 27
Oct
9
 
Sep
27
Ninth Moon Chung Yeung Festival Day 9
Oct
21
 
Oct
9
Eleventh Moon Winter Solstice Festival    -
Dec
22
 
Dec
21

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