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Father's Day

Father’s Day 2021, 2022 and 2023

Father’s Day is not a public holiday In The People’s Republic of China, and is not widely celebrated. Nevertheless, there is slowly some greater awareness of this observance since it is such an ideal opportunity for children to give fathers a treat and express their appreciation for their father’s love and hard work.

YearDateDayHoliday
202120 JunSunFather's Day
202219 JunSunFather's Day
202318 JunSunFather's Day
202416 JunSunFather's Day
Please scroll down to end of page for previous years' dates.

Father’s Day celebrations may take place in limited fashion, and the observance is widely kept in the Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong. It is kept on the third Sunday in June just like many other countries around the world.

In earlier decades, during World War II, China observed Father’s Day on 8 August. The eighth day of the eighth month had been chosen since the Chinese word for eight, “ba”, sounds like the Chinese word for father, “baba”, when repeated twice.

Previous Years

YearDateDayHoliday
202021 JunSunFather's Day
201916 JunSunFather's Day