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Easter

Easter 2021, 2022 and 2023

Internationally, Easter is the remembrance of the death on Friday, and resurrection on Sunday, of Jesus Christ, the champion of the Christian faith.

YearDateDayHoliday
20212 AprFriGood Friday
3 AprSatThe Day Following Good Friday
5 AprMonEaster Monday
6 AprTueThe Day Following Easter Monday
202215 AprFriGood Friday
16 AprSatThe Day Following Good Friday
18 AprMonEaster Monday
20237 AprFriGood Friday
8 AprSatThe Day Following Good Friday
10 AprMonEaster Monday
202429 MarFriGood Friday
30 MarSatThe Day Following Good Friday
1 AprMonEaster Monday
Please scroll down to end of page for previous years' dates.

The holiday runs from Good Friday to Easter Monday and gives many people a four-day weekend.

Over 800,000 Hong Kong Christians attend church services at Easter. The churches in Hong Kong range from Catholic to Anglican to Orthodox to a variety of Protestant. Sunday is a significant day as many families attend services then gather for a large buffet celebration lunch.

Around town, the shops are open and, because China does not have Easter holidays, many come from the mainland and other places to visit family, shop and enjoy recreation. Easter bunnies and Easter eggs are the decorations adding excitement and colour to the streets and shops. Schools, post offices and government offices are closed.

Many restaurants in Hong Kong cater for families also, especially for little ones – providing play areas, Easter eggs and Easter egg hunts for their enjoyment. And hotels, like Le Meridien Cyberport, have special packages for families that include luxury rooms, kids’ packs and cinema tickets.

At Easter, many have a fun bet at the Sha Tin racetrack but generally there are no significant events, like those of other festivals like Christmas and Lunar New Year, on the Easter weekend in Hong Kong. The Easter weekend is simply a superb way for people to have a very long and happy weekend with friends and families.

Previous Years

YearDateDayHoliday
202010 AprFriGood Friday
11 AprSatThe Day Following Good Friday
13 AprMonEaster Monday
201919 AprFriGood Friday
20 AprSatThe Day Following Good Friday
22 AprMonEaster Monday
201830 MarFriGood Friday
31 MarSatThe Day Following Good Friday
2 AprMonEaster Monday
201714 AprFriGood Friday
15 AprSatThe Day Following Good Friday
17 AprMonEaster Monday