Mid-Autumn Festival 2023, 2024......

Written by Sally Guo Updated Mar. 27, 2023

The Mid-autumn Festival is also called Mooncake Festival. It takes place on the 5th day of the 8th month of the Chinese Lunar calendar.  The Mid-Autumn Festival 2023 falls on Friday, Sep.29. 

 The Mid-autumn Festival 2023 holiday is from Sep. 29 to 0ct. 6 lasting for 8 days because of China National Holiday (taking place on Oct.1)  

During the Festival, people eat mooncakes, watch the moon, and watch lantern shows.   

Mid-Autumn Festival Dates in 2023, 2024, 2025...

The Mid-autumn festival date is based on the Chinese lunar calendar. Below is a list of Chinese Mid-Autumn Festival dates  2023, 2024, 2025...

Year Date Holiday
2023 Sep. 29 (Fri) Sep. 29, to Oct. 7 2023
2024 Sep. 17 (Tue) Sep. 15 to 17, 2024
2025 Oct. 6 (Mon) Oct. 6, 2025
2026 Sep. 25 (Fri) Sep. 25, 2026
2027 Sep. 15 (Wed) Sep. 15, 2027
2028 Oct. 3 (Tue) Oct. 3, 2028
2029 Sep. 22 (Sat) Sep. 22, 2029
2030 Sep. 12 (Thu) Sep. 12 to 14, 2030
2031 Oct. 1 (Wed) Oct. 1, 2031

Mid-Autumn Festival Public Holiday 2023

There is usually a 3-day holiday for the mooncake Festival. (In fact, there is only one day break for the Mid-Autumn Festival, the government usually combines the holiday with a weekend. 

In 2023, the Mid-Autumn holiday is from September 29 to Oct. 7 because of the China National holiday. The national holiday takes place on Oct. 1, and there are usually 7 days of holiday. 

During the holiday, shops and markets will open as usual. Office buildings will be closed. There will be crowded in popular tourist attractions.

Holiday in Hong Kong

Yes! But unlike in mainland of China, people will get 1-day off from work on the next day of the festival in Hong Kong.

In 2023, Hong Kong people will celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival on September 29.

Mid-Autumn Festival on the Chinese Lunar Calendar

The Mid-autumn Festival takes place on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month.  The days change each year on the Gregorian calendar.  Its date is usually in late  September or early October.

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