Chinese New Year 2024- Year of the Dragon
Chinese New Year 2024 starts on February 10th, 2024, and ends on January 28th, 2025. It is the Year of the Dragon.
The Chinese people will have a 7-day holiday from Feb. 9th to Feb. 15th.
Chinese New Year Dates in 2023, 2024, and 2025……
Here are the Chinese New Year dates and the Chinese New Year public holiday from 2023, 2024 to 2043. You can also find the Chinese zodiac signs for each year.
|Year||Chinese New Year Date||Chinese New Year Holiday||Chinese Zodiac Sign|
|2023||Jan. 22 (Sunday)||Jan. 21-27||Rabbit|
|2024||Feb. 10 (Saturday)||Feb. 9-15||Dragon|
|2025||Jan. 29 (Wednesday)||Jan. 28 to Feb. 3||Snake|
|2026||Feb. 17 (Tuesday)||Feb. 16-22||Horse|
|2027||Feb. 6 (Saturday)||Feb. 5-11||Goat|
|2028||Jan. 26 (Wednesday)||Jan. 25-31||Monkey|
|2029||Feb. 13 (Tuesday)||Feb. 12-18||Rooster|
|2030||Feb. 3 (Sunday)||Feb. 2-8||Dog|
|2031||Jan. 23 (Thursday)||Jan. 22-28||Pig|
|2032||Feb. 11 (Wednesday)||Feb. 10-16||Rat|
|2033||Jan. 31 (Monday)||Jan. 30 to Feb 5||Ox|
|2034||Feb. 19 (Sunday)||Feb. 18-24||Tiger|
|2035||Feb. 8 (Thursday)||Feb. 7-13||Rabbit|
|2036||Jan. 28 (Monday)||Jan. 27 to Feb. 2||Dragon|
|2037||Feb. 15 (Sunday)||Feb. 14-20||Snake|
|2038||Feb. 4 (Thursday)||Feb. 3-9||Horse|
|2039||Jan. 24 (Monday)||Jan. 23-29||Goat|
|2040||Feb. 12 (Sunday)||Feb. 11-17||Monkey|
|2041||Feb. 1 (Friday)||Jan. 31 to Feb. 6||Rooster|
|2042||Jan. 22 (Wednesday)||Jan. 21-27||Dog|
|2043||Feb. 10 (Tuesday)||Feb. 9-15||Pig|
Chinese New Year Public Holiday 2023/2024
Officially, Chinese people will have a 7-day holiday from Chinese New Year’s Eve to the sixth day of the lunar new year.
In 2023, the Chinese New Year public holiday is from January 21st to 27th.
In 2024, the New Year public holiday is from Feb. 9th to Feb. 15th.
Some companies may extend the holiday up to 16 days.
During the Chinese New Year holiday, office buildings are closed. Shops may close for 1 to 3 days usually from New Year's eve to the 3rd day.
Popular attractions and temples are always crowded. Usually, everything should get back to normal after the sixth day of the first lunar month.
Chinese New Year 2023 Animal: Rabbit
Chinese New Year 2023 animal is the rabbit. 2023 is the Year of the Water Rabbit, starting on Jan. 21st, 2023, and ending on Feb.9th, 2024.
The recent years of the Rabbit are 2023, 2011, 1999, 1987, 1975, 1963, 1951, and 1939… If you were born in one of the years, then you are a rabbit, 2023 would be your zodiac birth sign year (ben ming nian) which will bring you bad luck.
Read the suggestions on How to Be Lucky in Your Zodiac Year.
Chinese New Year 2024 Animal Sign: Dragon
2024 is the year of the Dragon. It is the year of the wood Dragon. The combination of the dragon and "wood" element means it will be a year of prosperity.
How Long Is the Chinese New Year 2023/2024 Last?
The Chinese New Year 2024 starts on February 10th, 2024, and ends on January 28th, 2025. the Chinese New Year will last for 16 days from Feb.9 to Feb. 24.
Traditionally, celebrations of the Chinese New Year last 16 days from Chinese New Year’s eve to the Lantern Festival.
Read Chinese New Year Celebrations to learn how Chinese people celebrate Chinese New Year day by day.
Why Do Chinese New Year Dates Change Every Year?
Chinese New Year date is different every year. It usually takes place in late January to Early February.
The festival date is based on the Chinese lunar calendar.
According to the Chinese lunar calendar, there are big years and small years. In big years, there can be up to 384 days, but in small years, there can be only 355 days.
During the big years, the Chinese New Year date moves to Early February, but during the small years, it goes back to late January.