Most public holidays in Taiwan are regulated based on the traditional Chinese festivals observed every year. The only Chinese-non-related holiday observed in this country is Taiwan Republic Day which falls in coincidence with the New Year’s Day.

The list of 2013 Taiwan public holidays are available below. Please note that this is not an official Taiwan public holidays calendar, but only an estimate. Therefore, we cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information available.

2013 Public Holidays in Taiwan (Republic of China)
Below is the list of Taiwan 2013 holidays:

Taiwan Republic Day / Founding Day / New Year’s Day
Founding of Republic of China in 1912. Celebrated along with New Year’s Day.
Tuesday, 1 January 2013

Chinese New Year’s Eve
The day before Chinese New Year
Saturday, 9 February 2013

Chinese New Year
1st day to the 3rd day of the 1st lunar month according to Chinese lunar calendar
Chinese New Year 2013
Sunday, 10 February 2013
Monday, 11 February 2013
Tuesday, 12 February 2013
*Wednesday, 13 February 2013 (*4th day of Chinese New Year observed as a holiday since the 1st day falls on Sunday)

Peace Memorial Day
Commemoration of 228 Incident or 228 Massacre regarding anti-government move in 1947
Thursday, 28 February 2013

The Combined Holidays Between Woman’s Day and Children Day
Celebrated since 2011 as a campaign to increase the low birth-rate in Taiwan
Thursday, 4 April 2013

Qingming Festival (Tomb Sweeping Day)
Celebrated on the 15th day from the Spring Equinox – Qing ming Festival
Wednesday, 5 April 2013

Dragon Boat Festival / Dragon Festival / Dumping Festival
5th day of the 5th month according to the Chinese lunar month
Wednesday, 12 June 2013 – Dragon Boat Festival

Mid-Autumn Festival / Moon Festival / Mooncake Festival / Lantern Festival
Popular lunar harvest festival celebrated by Chinese and Chinese origin people.
Mooncake Festival
Thursday, 19 September 2013

National Celebration Day / Double Tenth Day
Celebration of the start of Wuchang uprising in 1911.
Double Ten Day
Thursday, 10 October 2013

Happy Taiwan Holidays 2013!