Public Holidays

Public holidays in Macao

Macau has many holidays, which are also found in China and Hong Kong. The roots of the country are clearly to be found in China and its Chinese lunar calendar. Macau was in Portuguese hands for about 400 years and this is also noticeable on the holidays. Although Christmas and Easter (the two highest Christian festivals) are not listed as public holidays, they are well known.
The Chinese New Year celebration extends over 4 days, which are also all work-free. On the spot, one notices little of this, because the small country with the impressive casinos lives to an enormous part from tourism. Only offices and a few stores actually close over the holidays.
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Non-movable holidays

Non-statutory holidays are written in gray.
Jan. 1stNew Year’s Day
April 5thCheng Ming Day
May 1stLabour Day
Oct. 1stChinese National Day
Oct. 21stChong Yeung Day
Nov. 2ndAll Souls' Day
Dec. 20thMacau Special Administrative Region Establishment Day
Dec. 25thChristmas Day
Dec. 26thBoxing Day

Moving Holidays in Macao

Lunar New Year's DayFeb. 1stJan. 22ndFeb. 10thJan. 29thFeb. 17th
Second day of Lunar New YearFeb. 2ndJan. 23rdFeb. 11thJan. 30thFeb. 18th
Second day of Lunar New YearFeb. 3rdJan. 24thFeb. 12thJan. 31stFeb. 19th
Fourth day of Lunar New YearFeb. 4thJan. 25thFeb. 13thFeb. 1stFeb. 20th
Tomb-SweepingApril 5thApril 5thApril 4thApril 4thApril 5th
Good FridayApril 15thApril 7thMarch 29thApril 18thApril 3rd
Good SaturdayApril 16thApril 8thMarch 30thApril 19thApril 4th
Easter SundayApril 17thApril 9thMarch 31stApril 20thApril 5th
Easter MondayApril 18thApril 10thApril 1stApril 21stApril 6th
Mother's DayMay 8thMay 14thMay 12thMay 11thMay 10th
Buddha's BirthdayMay 8thMay 26thMay 15thMay 5thMay 24th
Dragon Boat FestivalJune 3rdJune 22ndJune 10thMay 31stJune 19th
Father's DayJune 19thJune 18thJune 16thJune 15thJune 21st
Mid-Autumn FestivalSept. 10thSept. 29thSept. 17thOct. 6thSept. 25th
Winter SolsticeDec. 22ndDec. 22ndDec. 21stDec. 21stDec. 22nd

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