Time for Flag-Raising Ceremony at Tiananmen Square

 Tiananmen Square will be closed on Sep. 14 and 15, 2019 and reopen since 10:00am on Sep. 16, 2019. Tourists planning to go there please reschedule your itinerary.

2019 Time Arrangement for Flag-raising Ceremony on Tiananmen Square

The boldfaced time is for large-scale flag-raising ceremony with the accompaniment of military band.

See:  January - June     July - December

July

Mon. Tue. Wed. Thur. Fri. Sat. Sun.
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
1
04:49
19:47
2
04:49
19:46
3
04:50
19:46
4
04:50
19:46
5
04:51
19:46
6
04:51
19:46
7
04:52
19:45
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
8
04:53
19:45
9
04:53
19:45
10
04:54
19:44
11
04:55
19:44
12
04:55
19:43
13
04:56
19:43
14
04:57
19:42
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
15
04:57
19:42
16
04:58
19:41
17
04:59
19:41
18
05:00
19:40
19
05:01
19:39
20
05:01
19:39
21
05:02
19:38
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
22
05:03
19:37
23
05:04
19:37
24
05:05
19:36
25
05:06
19:35
26
05:07
19:33
27
05:07
19:33
28
05:08
19:32
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
29
05:09
19:31
30
05:10
19:30
31
05:11
19:29
 

August

Mon. Tue. Wed. Thur. Fri. Sat. Sun.
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
1
05:12
19:28
2
05:13
19:27
3
05:14
19:26
4
05:15
19:25
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
5
05:16
19:24
6
05:17
19:23
7
05:18
19:22
8
05:18
19:20
9
05:19
19:19
10
05:20
19:18
11
05:21
19:17
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
12
05:22
19:15
13
05:23
19:14
14
05:24
19:13
15
05:25
19:11
16
05:26
19:10
17
05:27
19:09
18
05:28
19:07
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
19
05:29
19:06
20
05:30
19:04
21
05:31
19:03
22
05:32
19:02
23
05:33
19:00
24
05:34
18:59
25
05:35
18:57
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
26
05:36
18:56
27
05:37
18:54
28
05:37
18:53
29
05:38
18:51
30
05:39
18:50
31
05:40
18:48
 

September

Mon. Tue. Wed. Thur. Fri. Sat. Sun.
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
1
05:41
18:46
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
2
05:42
18:45
3
05:43
18:43
4
05:44
18:42
5
05:45
18:40
6
05:46
18:38
7
05:47
18:37
8
05:48
18:35
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
9
05:49
18:34
10
05:50
18:32
11
05:51
18:30
12
05:52
18:29
13
05:53
18:27
14
05:53
18:25
15
05:54
18:24
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
16
05:55
18:22
17
05:56
18:20
18
05:57
18:19
19
05:58
18:17
20
05:59
18:17
21
06:00
18:14
22
06:01
18:12
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
23
06:02
18:10
24
06:03
18:09
25
06:04
18:07
26
06:05
18:06
27
06:06
18:04
28
06:07
18:02
29
06:08
18:01
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
30
06:09
17:59
 

October

Mon. Tue. Wed. Thur. Fri. Sat. Sun.
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
1
06:10
17:57
2
06:11
17:56
3
06:12
17:54
4
06:13
17:53
5
06:14
17:51
6
06:15
17:49
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
7
06:16
17:48
8
06:17
17:46
9
06:18
17:45
10
06:19
17:43
11
06:20
17:42
12
06:21
17:40
13
06:22
17:38
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
14
06:23
17:37
15
06:24
17:35
16
06:25
17:34
17
06:26
17:33
18
06:27
17:31
19
06:28
17:30
20
06:29
17:28
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
21
06:30
17:27
22
06:31
17:25
23
06:32
17:24
24
06:33
17:23
25
06:34
17:21
26
06:36
17:20
27
06:37
17:19
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
28
06:38
17:17
29
06:39
17:16
30
06:40
17:15
31
06:41
17:14
 

November

Mon. Tue. Wed. Thur. Fri. Sat. Sun.
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
1
06:42
17:12
2
06:43
17:11
3
06:45
17:10
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
4
06:46
17:09
5
06:47
17:08
6
06:48
17:07
7
06:49
17:06
8
06:50
17:05
9
06:51
17:04
10
06:53
17:03
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
11
06:54
17:02
12
06:55
17:01
13
06:56
17:00
14
06:57
16:59
15
06:58
16:58
16
06:59
16:58
17
07:01
16:57
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
18
07:02
16:56
19
07:03
16:55
20
07:04
16:55
21
07:05
16:54
22
07:06
16:53
23
07:07
16:53
24
07:08
16:52
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
25
07:10
16:52
26
07:11
16:51
27
07:12
16:51
28
07:13
16:51
29
07:14
16:50
30
07:15
16:50
 

December

Mon. Tue. Wed. Thur. Fri. Sat. Sun.
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
1
07:16
16:50
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
2
07:17
16:49
3
07:18
16:49
4
07:19
16:49
5
07:20
16:49
6
07:21
16:49
7
07:22
16:49
8
07:22
16:49
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
9
07:23
16:49
10
07:24
16:49
11
07:25
16:49
12
07:26
16:49
13
07:27
16:49
14
07:28
16:50
15
07:29
16:50
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
16
07:29
16:50
17
07:29
16:50
18
07:30
16:51
19
07:31
16:51
20
07:31
16:51
21
07:32
16:52
22
07:32
16:52
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
23
07:33
16:53
24
07:33
16:53
25
07:34
16:54
26
07:34
16:55
27
07:34
16:55
28
07:35
16:56
29
07:35
16:57
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
30
07:35
16:57
31
07:35
16:58

Timetable of January - June

- Last modified on Sep. 12, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Tiananmen Flag-Raising Ceremony
Asked by tjahjoselo from INDONESIA | Sep. 26, 2018 03:37Reply
is the flag raising ceremony of Tian'anmen Square always crowded?
or only on special occasions?
Answers (1)
Answered by Hannah from USA | Sep. 26, 2018 20:38
00Reply


Yes, it is always crowded.
Asked by Anna from NETHERLANDS | Aug. 20, 2018 03:19Reply
Is the raising of the flag the same as changing the guards at Tiananmen Square?
Or are these two different ceremonies? And if they are different, at what times do they change the guard?
Answers (1)
Answered by Amy from SINGAPORE | Aug. 23, 2018 00:18
00Reply


Actually, the guard changing is only available on the first flag-rising day every month.
Asked by SHEILAAKIKO | Aug. 30, 2017 09:32Reply
How long do usually flag rising ceremony on Tiananmen Square takes time?
Answers (1)
Answered by Michelle from AUSTRALIA | Aug. 30, 2017 20:53
00Reply


Generally speaking, it takes no more than half an hour.
Asked by Vinne from INDONESIA | Jun. 15, 2013 17:50Reply
Can We see flag rising at 04:51 Friday July 2013?, Are ticket counter already open? or free?
Answers (1)
Answered by Hank from USA | Jun. 15, 2013 20:46
00Reply


Would you mind tell me the exact date you want to know?
Generally speaking, you can see it, because the flay rising time is around 04:49 to 05:10 in July.
Seeing the flag rising is free and you just need to go there early to see it.
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