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Macau bank holidays, national holidays and public holidays for the first 6 months of 2015, from the Q++ Worldwide Public Holidays Database, the professional source of international public holidays long trusted by the world's foremost diary publishers. The information on this page is provided for private, non-professional, use.

Jan. ⇒ June 2015

Holiday Name Observance*
Thu New Year's Day (Fraternidade Universal)
* Wed Lunar New Year's Eve (afternoon) Gov+Aft
Thu Lunar New Year's Day (Novo Ano Lunar)
Fri The second day of the Lunar New Year
Sat The third day of the Lunar New Year
* Mon The fifth day of the Lunar New Year Government
Fri Good Friday
Sat Holy Saturday
Sun Cheng Ming (Tomb Sweeping Day)
* Mon Easter Monday Bank Holiday Banks
* Mon The first working day after the Day before Easter Government
* Tue The second working day after Cheng Ming Festival Government
Fri Labour Day
Mon The Buddha's Birthday (Dia do Buda)
Sat Tung Ng (Dragon Boat Festival)
* Mon The first working day after Tung Ng Festival Government
July 2015 ⇒ December 2015 public holidays will be visible to the general public in early 2015.
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Recent News and Updates

10 Apr 2014 Macau 2015 Public Holidays Announced (Portal do Governo da RAEM da República Popular da China-Macau) The government of the Macau SAR has announced the full list of official Macau non-working annual public holidays for the upcoming calendar year 2015.  25 Mar 2014 Macau Declares Additional 2015 Public Holidays (Portal do Governo da RAEM da República Popular da China-Macau) Macau's Chief Executive has once again announced additional, one-off, non-working public holidays (Special Grant for exempt from work for staff in Public Administration by the Chief Executive) for the upcoming calendar year 2015.  03 Jul 2013 Macau Grand Prix Public Holidays Announced (South China Morning Post-Macau) At a recent press conference, the Macau government has announced that 2 days would be declared as non-working public holidays in Macau on account of the upcoming Macau Grand Prix.  30 Jun 2013 Macau Grand Prix Public Holidays ? (The Macau Daily Times-Macau) A professor at the University of Macau's Institute for the Study of Commercial Gaming, Davis Fong, has suggested that the Government of Macau consider declaring non-working public holidays in Macau to coincide with the upcoming 60th Macau Grand Prix Formula 1 racing event.  06 Mar 2013 Macau 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Portal do Governo da RAEM da República Popular da China-Macau) The government of the Macau SAR has announced the full list of official Macau non-working public holidays for the upcoming calendar year 2014.  23 Feb 2013 Macau Declares Additional 2014 Public Holidays (Portal do Governo da RAEM da República Popular da China-Macau) Macau's Chief Executive has once again announced additional, one-off, non-working public holidays (Special Grant for exempt from work for staff in Public Administration by the Chief Executive) for the upcoming calendar year 2014.  06 Apr 2012 Macau 2013 Public Holidays Announced (Portal do Governo da RAEM da República Popular da China-Macau) The government of the Macau SAR has announced the full list of official Macau non-working public holidays for the upcoming calendar year 2013.  20 Mar 2012 Macau Declares Additional 2013 Public Holidays (Portal do Governo da RAEM da República Popular da China-Macau) Macau's Chief Executive has once again announced additional, one-off, public holidays (Special Grant for exempt from work by The Chief Executive) for the upcoming calendar year 2013.  02 Aug 2011 Macau 2012 Public Holidays Announced (Portal do Governo da RAEM da República Popular da China-Macau) The government of the Macau SAR has announced the list of official Macau public holidays for the calendar year 2012.  22 Jul 2011 Macau Declares Additional 2012 Public Holidays (Portal do Governo da RAEM da República Popular da China-Macau) Macau's Chief Executive has announced 6 additional, one-off, public holidays (Special Grant for exempt from work by The Chief Executive) for 2012.  More News Updates For the full version of the summarized news items above, and older news items not displayed above, go to the Macau public holidays news and updates page, or worldwide public holidays news and updates page, or subscribe to one of our free email newsletters.


Background Information

Governing Law: The official public holidays in Macau are regulated by the Ordem Executiva n.º 60/2000 (Define os feriados na Região Administrativa Especial de Macau) which replaced the previous Decreto-Lei nº7/97/M - (Estabelece o regime da tolerância de ponto e da fixação dos dias feriados).  Bank Holidays: Banks in Macau may be open to the public on some of the official public holidays, depending on the years and the weekday on which specific holidays occur for a given year. • For example, in 2007 the Macau Bank Holiday Schedule listed the 2nd day of the PRC National Day holiday as a day when the bank was open, Tuesday, October 2nd. • In 2006, when October 2nd was a Monday, the bank was closed. • Also, in 2007, the Macau Bank was listed as being open on Immaculate Conception Day, December 8, a Saturday. When it was on a Friday in 2006, the bank was listed as closed.  Dongzhi (Winter Solstice): When Dongzhi falls on a Mon-Fri weekday, banks are open.  Macau International Codes MO and MAC (2 and 3-letter ISO3166 codes) and .mo (ICANN national top-level internet domain). • Other Sources of Information The following specialized websites are also a good source of Macau information and news: Monetary Authority of Macao (Macau central bank), ASI Hot Spots (security-related world events: terrorist threats, political strife, strikes, criminal activity, aviation incidents and health outbreaks), CIA World Factbook (Macau maps, demographics and economic statistics), the IFES (information covering upcoming elections, referenda, electoral structures and voter participation in Macau), and Wikipedia (includes Macau commemorative dates that are not necessarily public holidays).


Footnotes
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Observance : Any entry in the Observance column indicates that, in Macau, the holiday may be regional or non-official or limited to certain religious and/or linguistic groups, or begin at a time other than midnight. Note that religious holidays are included only if they are national public holidays, or if the national labour code has specific holiday allowances for employees of specific religions. Aft=Afternoon, Arm=Armenian, Bah=Bahai, Bnk=Banks and most financial institutions, Bud=Buddhist, Cat=Catholic, Chr=Christian, Cop=Coptic, Eve=Evening, Gov=Government services and civil servants, Hin=Hindu, Jew=Jewish, Lin=Linguistic or ethnic groups, Mor=Morning, Mun=Municipal, Mus=Muslim, Orth=Orthodox, Othr=Miscellaneous partial observances (usually described in the Additional Information section of this page), Prt=Protestant, Reg=Regional, Rel=Other Religion, Sch=Schools and universities, Sik=Sikh.


Disclaimer
In many parts of the world, holidays are subject to arbitrary, last minute, changes by local authorities. While every effort has been made to present an accurate list of 2015 bank holidays, legal holidays and public holidays for Macau, we cannot accept any responsibility for any error or omission in the data presented above. You are therefore advised to verify the above dates with the embassy or consulate of Macau, before planning any trip to Macau. For last-minute updates to worldwide public holidays, visit our worldwide public holidays news and updates page or subscribe to our free email newsletters.



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