Public holidays and observances in Taiwan

Year 2018

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Monday Republic Day/New Year's Day National holiday
February 4 Sunday Farmer's Day Observance
February 15 Thursday Chinese New Year's Eve National holiday
February 16 Friday Chinese New Year's Day National holiday
February 17 Saturday Chinese New Year Holiday 1 National holiday
February 18 Sunday Chinese New Year Holiday 2 National holiday
February 19 Monday Chinese New Year Holiday 3 National holiday
February 20 Tuesday Chinese New Year Holiday 4 National holiday
February 28 Wednesday 228 Memorial Day National holiday
March 2 Friday Tourism Day Observance
March 2 Friday Lantern Festival Observance
March 8 Thursday Women's Day Observance
March 12 Monday Arbor Day Observance
March 18 Sunday Earth God's Birthday Observance
March 20 Tuesday March equinox Season
March 29 Thursday Youth Day Observance
April 1 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 4 Wednesday Children's Day Observance
April 4 Wednesday Kuan Yin's Birthday Observance
April 5 Thursday Tomb Sweeping Day National holiday
April 30 Monday God of Medicine's Birthday Observance
May 1 Tuesday Labor Day Public Holiday
May 4 Friday Literary Day Observance
May 8 Tuesday Matsu's Birthday Observance
May 13 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
May 22 Tuesday Buddha's Birthday National holiday
June 3 Sunday Opium Suppression Movement Day Observance
June 18 Monday Dragon Boat Festival National holiday
June 21 Thursday June Solstice Season
June 26 Tuesday Chen Huang's Birthday Observance
June 26 Tuesday Kuan Kung's Birthday Observance
August 8 Wednesday Father's Day Observance
August 17 Friday Chi Hsi Festival Observance
August 25 Saturday Ghost Festival Observance
September 3 Monday Armed Forces Day Observance
September 23 Sunday September equinox Season
September 24 Monday Mid-Autumn Festival National holiday
September 28 Friday Teachers' Day Observance
October 10 Wednesday National Day/Double Tenth Day National holiday
October 17 Wednesday Double Ninth Day Observance
October 21 Sunday Overseas Chinese Day Observance
October 25 Thursday Taiwan's Retrocession Day Observance
November 12 Monday Sun Yat-sen's Birthday Observance
November 22 Thursday Saisiat Festival Observance
December 21 Friday D?ngzhì Festival Observance
December 21 Friday December Solstice Season
December 25 Tuesday Christmas Day National holiday
December 25 Tuesday Constitution Day Public Holiday

Year 2019

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Tuesday Republic Day/New Year's Day National holiday
February 4 Monday Farmer's Day Observance
February 4 Monday Chinese New Year's Eve National holiday
February 5 Tuesday Chinese New Year's Day National holiday
February 6 Wednesday Chinese New Year Holiday 1 National holiday
February 7 Thursday Chinese New Year Holiday 2 National holiday
February 8 Friday Chinese New Year Holiday 3 National holiday
February 9 Saturday Chinese New Year Holiday 4 National holiday
February 19 Tuesday Tourism Day Observance
February 19 Tuesday Lantern Festival Observance
February 28 Thursday 228 Memorial Day National holiday
March 8 Friday Women's Day Observance
March 8 Friday Earth God's Birthday Observance
March 12 Tuesday Arbor Day Observance
March 20 Wednesday March equinox Season
March 25 Monday Kuan Yin's Birthday Observance
March 29 Friday Youth Day Observance
April 4 Thursday Children's Day Observance
April 5 Friday Tomb Sweeping Day National holiday
April 19 Friday God of Medicine's Birthday Observance
April 21 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 27 Saturday Matsu's Birthday Observance
May 1 Wednesday Labor Day Public Holiday
May 4 Saturday Literary Day Observance
May 12 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
May 12 Sunday Buddha's Birthday National holiday
June 3 Monday Opium Suppression Movement Day Observance
June 7 Friday Dragon Boat Festival National holiday
June 15 Saturday Kuan Kung's Birthday Observance
June 15 Saturday Chen Huang's Birthday Observance
June 21 Friday June Solstice Season
August 7 Wednesday Chi Hsi Festival Observance
August 8 Thursday Father's Day Observance
August 15 Thursday Ghost Festival Observance
September 3 Tuesday Armed Forces Day Observance
September 13 Friday Mid-Autumn Festival National holiday
September 23 Monday September equinox Season
September 28 Saturday Teachers' Day Observance
October 7 Monday Double Ninth Day Observance
October 10 Thursday National Day/Double Tenth Day National holiday
October 21 Monday Overseas Chinese Day Observance
October 25 Friday Taiwan's Retrocession Day Observance
November 11 Monday Saisiat Festival Observance
November 12 Tuesday Sun Yat-sen's Birthday Observance
December 22 Sunday December Solstice Season
December 22 Sunday D?ngzhì Festival Observance
December 25 Wednesday Christmas Day National holiday
December 25 Wednesday Constitution Day Public Holiday

Year 2020

Date Weekday Public holiday name Public holiday type
January 1 Wednesday Republic Day/New Year's Day National holiday
January 24 Friday Chinese New Year's Eve National holiday
January 25 Saturday Chinese New Year's Day National holiday
January 26 Sunday Chinese New Year Holiday 1 National holiday
January 27 Monday Chinese New Year Holiday 2 National holiday
January 28 Tuesday Chinese New Year Holiday 3 National holiday
January 29 Wednesday Chinese New Year Holiday 4 National holiday
February 4 Tuesday Farmer's Day Observance
February 8 Saturday Tourism Day Observance
February 8 Saturday Lantern Festival Observance
February 24 Monday Earth God's Birthday Observance
February 28 Friday 228 Memorial Day National holiday
March 8 Sunday Women's Day Observance
March 12 Thursday Arbor Day Observance
March 12 Thursday Kuan Yin's Birthday Observance
March 20 Friday March equinox Season
March 29 Sunday Youth Day Observance
April 3 Friday Children's Day observed National holiday
April 4 Saturday Tomb Sweeping Day National holiday
April 4 Saturday Children's Day Observance
April 7 Tuesday God of Medicine's Birthday Observance
April 12 Sunday Easter Sunday Observance
April 15 Wednesday Matsu's Birthday Observance
April 30 Thursday Buddha's Birthday National holiday
May 1 Friday Labor Day Public Holiday
May 4 Monday Literary Day Observance
May 10 Sunday Mother's Day Observance
June 3 Wednesday Opium Suppression Movement Day Observance
June 20 Saturday June Solstice Season
June 25 Thursday Dragon Boat Festival National holiday
July 3 Friday Kuan Kung's Birthday Observance
July 3 Friday Chen Huang's Birthday Observance
August 8 Saturday Father's Day Observance
August 25 Tuesday Chi Hsi Festival Observance
September 2 Wednesday Ghost Festival Observance
September 3 Thursday Armed Forces Day Observance
September 22 Tuesday September equinox Season
September 28 Monday Teachers' Day Observance
October 1 Thursday Mid-Autumn Festival National holiday
October 9 Friday National Day/Double Tenth Day observed National holiday
October 10 Saturday National Day/Double Tenth Day National holiday
October 21 Wednesday Overseas Chinese Day Observance
October 25 Sunday Taiwan's Retrocession Day Observance
October 25 Sunday Double Ninth Day Observance
November 12 Thursday Sun Yat-sen's Birthday Observance
November 29 Sunday Saisiat Festival Observance
December 21 Monday December Solstice Season
December 21 Monday D?ngzhì Festival Observance
December 25 Friday Constitution Day Public Holiday
December 25 Friday Christmas Day National holiday