Hong Kong has its own list of 2013 public holidays although it is an integral part of People’s Republic of China. Bearing the status as a Special Administrative Region of China, the people of Hong Kong have their own holidays regulated by Hong Kong’s General Holidays Ordinance.

The government has provided the list of Hong Kong Public Holiday for the year of 2013 since April 2012. According to the list of 2013 public holidays displayed in the official website managed by Hong Kong government, there will be 17 public holidays for that year.

The details of Hong Kong Public Holiday 2013 available below are taken from the official site of Hong Kong government. However, the accuracy of any information concerning the list of Hong Kong Public Holiday 2013 stated below are not and cannot be guaranteed.

Updates and more specific information regarding the matter can be found in the official Hong Kong public official calendar gazetted for public information.

List of Hong Kong Holidays 2012
New Year’s Day 2013
International New Year – The first day of the first month in Gregorian (Western) calendar.
Tuesday, 1 January 2013

The Second day of the Lunar New Year / Chinese New Year 2013
The second day of the first month in Chinese lunar calendar (*The first day of Lunar New Year in 2013 falls on Sunday).
Monday, 11 February 2013

The Third day of the Lunar New Year / Chinese New Year 2013
The third day of the first month in Chinese lunar calendar.
Tuesday, 12 February 2013

The fourth day of the Lunar New Year / Chinese New Year 2013
The fourth day of the first month in Chinese lunar calendar. Usually, there are only 3 days of holiday to celebrate Lunar New Year in Hong Kong. Due to the new arrangement in 2011 regarding Hong Kong Public Holidays, the fourth day of Lunar New Year will be designated as public holiday if one of the three days holiday falls on Sunday.
Wednesday, 13 February 2013

Good Friday 2013
Good Friday is a Christian holiday to commemorate the death of Jesus Christ
Friday, 29 March 2013

The day following Good Friday 2013
Saturday, 30 March 2013

Easter Monday 2013
Easter Monday is a Christian holiday to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Falls on the day after Easter.
Monday, 1 April 2013

Ching Ming Festival 2013
Ching Ming is a festival to honor the ancestors.
Thursday, 4 April 2013

Labour Day 2013
International worker’s day
Wednesday, 1 May 2013

Buddha Day 2013
The Birthday of the Buddha
Friday, 17 May 2013

Tuen Ng Festival / Dragon Boat Festival / Dumpling Festival 2013
Also called Double Fifth Festival since it is celebrated on the 5th day of the 5th month according to Chinese lunar calendar.
Wednesday, 12 June 2013

The day following the Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival 2013
Also called Lantern Festival / Mooncake Festival since it is celebrated by putting up lanterns throughout the city and eating moon cakes together with all family members.
Friday, 20 September 2013

People’s Republic of China National Day 2013
Celebrates the commemoration of the founding day of People’s Republic of China in 1949.
Tuesday, 1 October 2013

Chung Yeung Festival 2013
Also called Double Ninth Festival since it is celebrated on the 9th day of the 9th month according to Chinese lunar calendar. (Since Chung Yeung Festival falls on Sunday, the public holiday will be substituted to the day after).
Sunday, 13 October 2013
Monday, 14 October 2013

Christmas Day 2013
Christmas – International / Christian Holiday to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ.
Wednesday, 25 December 2013

Boxing Day 2013
Boxing Day – The first weekday after Christmas Day
Thursday, 26 December 2013

Happy Hong Kong Holiday 2013!