Time for Flag-Raising Ceremony at Tiananmen Square

2020 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
04:50
19:46
3
04:50
19:46
4
04:51
19:46
5
04:51
19:46
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
6
04:52
19:46
7
04:52
19:45
8
04:53
19:45
9
04:54
19:45
10
04:54
19:44
11
04:55
19:44
12
04:56
19:43
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
13
04:56
19:43
14
04:57
19:42
15
04:58
19:42
16
04:59
19:41
17
04:59
19:40
18
05:00
19:40
19
05:01
19:39
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
20
05:02
19:38
21
05:03
19:38
22
05:04
19:37
23
05:04
19:36
24
05:05
19:35
25
05:06
19:34
26
05:07
19:34
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
27
05:08
19:33
28
05:09
19:32
29
05:10
19:31
30
05:11
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
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
3
05:14
19:25
4
05:15
19:24
5
05:16
19:23
6
05:17
19:22
7
05:18
19:21
8
05:19
19:20
9
05:20
19:18
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
10
05:21
19:17
11
05:22
19:16
12
05:23
19:15
13
05:24
19:13
14
05:25
19:12
15
05:26
19:11
16
05:27
19:09
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
17
05:28
19:08
18
05:28
19:07
19
05:29
19:05
20
05:30
19:04
21
05:31
19:02
22
05:32
19:01
23
05:33
18:59
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
24
05:35
18:56
25
05:36
18:55
26
05:36
18:55
27
05:37
18:53
28
05:38
18:52
29
05:39
18:50
30
05:40
18:49
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
31
05:41
18:47
 

September

Mon. Tue. Wed. Thur. Fri. Sat. Sun.
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
1
05:42
18:46
2
05:43
18:44
3
05:44
18:42
4
05:45
18:41
5
05:45
18:39
6
05:46
18:38
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
7
05:47
18:36
8
05:48
18:34
9
05:49
18:33
10
05:50
18:31
11
05:51
18:29
12
05:52
18:28
13
05:53
18:26
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
14
05:54
18:25
15
05:55
18:23
16
05:56
18:21
17
05:57
18:20
18
05:58
18:18
19
05:59
18:16
20
06:00
18:15
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
21
06:01
18:11
22
06:00
18:11
23
06:02
18:10
24
06:03
18:08
25
05:04
18:06
26
06:05
18:05
27
06:06
18:03
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
28
06:07
18:01
29
06:08
18:00
30
06:09
17:58
 

October

Mon. Tue. Wed. Thur. Fri. Sat. Sun.
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
1
06:10
17:57
2
06:11
17:55
3
06:12
17:53
4
06:13
17:52
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
5
06:14
17:50
6
06:15
17:49
7
06:16
17:47
8
06:17
17:45
9
06:18
17:44
10
06:19
17:42
11
06:20
17:41
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
12
06:21
17:39
13
06:22
17:38
14
06:23
17:36
15
06:24
17:35
16
06:25
17:33
17
06:26
17:32
18
06:27
17:30
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
19
06:39
17:29
20
06:30
17:27
21
06:31
17:26
22
06:21
17:25
23
06:33
17:23
24
06:34
17:22
25
06:35
17:21
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
26
06:36
17:19
27
06:37
17:18
28
06:38
17:17
29
06:39
17:15
30
06:41
17:14
31
06:42
17:13
 

November

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

December

Mon. Tue. Wed. Thur. Fri. Sat. Sun.
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
1
07:16
16:50
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
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
7
07:22
16:49
8
07:23
16:49
9
07:24
16:49
10
07:25
16:49
11
07:25
16:49
12
07:26
16:49
13
07:27
16:49
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
14
07:28
16:50
15
07:28
16:50
16
07:29
16:50
17
07:30
16:50
18
07:30
16:51
19
07:31
16:51
20
07:32
16:52
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
21
07:32
16:52
22
07:33
16:53
23
07:33
16:53
24
07:34
16:54
25
07:34
16:54
26
07:34
16:55
27
07:35
16:56
Flag-raising
Flag-lowering
28
07:35
16:56
29
07:35
16:57
30
07:35
16:58
31
07:36
16:59

Timetable of January - June

- Last modified on Dec. 26, 2019 -
Questions & Answers on Tiananmen Flag-Raising Ceremony
Asked by Anna from ITALY | Nov. 23, 2019 04:41Reply
How long before Tiananmen Square flag rising to arrive
How long shall I arrive before the flag rising ceremony starts? I plan to go on a Tuesday, is it during the week not as busy as on the weekend?
Answers (1)
Answered by Nina from THAILAND | Nov. 25, 2019 02:01
00Reply


Many people will go there 1-2 hours in advance to occupy a good position.
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.
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