On December 10th, the State Council announced the dates for 2016 national holidays. As with last year, the Lunar New Year holiday comes with a working day during the weekends before and after the weeklong holiday. The other weeklong National Day holiday is followed by a two-day working weekend.
The 2016 dates for major holidays and adjusted working days are follows:
New Year’s Day: Jan. 1-3
Spring Festival (Chinese Lunar New Year): Feb. 3-13. Working days: Saturday, Feb. 6 and Sunday, Feb. 14
Qingming (Tomp-Sweeping Day): April 4- 6
Worker’s Day: May 1-2.
Duanwu (Dragon Boat Festival): June 9-11th. Working day: Sunday, June 12
Mid-Autumn Festival: Sept. 15-17. Working day: Sunday, Sept. 18
National Day: Oct. 1-7. Working days: Saturday Oct. 8–Sunday, Oct. 9