Chinese New Year Dates

When to Ring In the New Lunar Year

Chinese New Year is the longest and most important celebration in the Chinese calendar. Chinese months are reckoned by the lunar calendar, with each month beginning on the darkest day. New Year festivities traditionally start on the first day of the month and continue until the fifteenth, when the moon is brightest. In China, people may take weeks of holiday from work to prepare for and celebrate the New Year.

2010 Feb. 14
2011 Feb. 3
2012 Jan. 23
2013 Feb. 10
2014 Jan. 31
2015 Feb. 19
2016 Feb. 8
2017 Jan. 28
2018 Feb. 16
2019 Feb. 5
2020 Jan. 25
2021 Feb. 12
2022 Feb. 1
2023 Jan. 22
2024 Feb. 10
2025 Jan. 29
2026 Feb. 17
2027 Feb. 6
2028 Jan. 26
2029 Feb. 13
2030 Feb. 3

 

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