Taiwan Public Holidays

A calendar of the national vacation days when businesses, schools, government offices and banks may close and most people get the day off in Taiwan...

Public holidays and festivals in Taiwan are based on both the lunar and western calendar. They celebrate traditional customs as well as key historic events.

Note: Public holidays that fall on a Saturday or Sunday are not moved to a weekday.

 

Taiwanese Public Holidays 2017

  • 1 January - Republic Day/New Year's Day
  • 2 January - New Year's Day observed
  • 27 Jan - 1 Feb - Chinese New Year's Eve, Day, and Holiday
  • 11 February - Lantern Festival
  • 27 February - General public holiday
  • 29 February - Peace Memorial Day
  • 3 April - Qingming Festival/Tomb-Sweeping Day
  • 4 April - Children's Day
  • 1 May - Labour Day
  • 29 May - Dragon Boat Festival Holiday
  • 30 May - Dragon Boat Festival
  • 4 October - Mid-Autumn Festival
  • 9 October - National Day
  • 10 October - National Day Holiday
  • 29 October - Double Ninth Day