China Festivals in December

Chinese people celebrate a seemingly endless number of festivals during the course of a year. Have a look at all festivals celebrated in this month.

12 Festivals In Total Date Location
Christmas in China Christmas in China

Christmas is not a public holiday in China or Taiwan because the majority of Chinese people are not Christian though it is a public holiday in Macau ...

Dec. 01, 2013
to Jan. 06, 2014
Christmas in Beijing Christmas in Beijing

Don’t worry about everything being closedduring the Christmas holidays. In Beijing everything's open. Cinemas, restaurants,shopping malls, it's a winter ...

Dec. 01, 2014
to Dec. 31, 2013
Chinese New Year Firework Performance 2014 Chinese New Year Firework Performance 2014

The Chinese New Year Celebrations for 2014 are a big deal in Hong Kong. There are three days of big events planned for 2014. The fireworks are exploded ...

Dec. 31, 2014
to Dec. 31, 2014
Hong Kong Winter Festival Hong Kong Winter Festival

The night view of Hong Kong in Hong Kong Winter Festival. Sponsored by the Hong Kong Tourism Administration, Hong Kong Winter Festival is held to attract ...

Dec. 2014 Hong-kong
Christmas in Shanghai Christmas in Shanghai

Although Christmas is not a public holiday in China, it has become more and more popular, especially in large cities like Beijing and Shanghai. For ...

Dec. 01, 2014
to Jan. 01, 2015
Tibetan Butter Lamp Festival Tibetan Butter Lamp Festival

This delicious-sounding festival involves lighting butter lamps (lamps made of butter) and displaying butter sculptures in order to commemorate Shakyamuni ...

Dec. 16, 2014
to Dec. 16, 2014
Jilin Rime Ice and Snow Festival Jilin Rime Ice and Snow Festival

Since 1991 Jilin has held the Rime Ice and Snow Festival each year. With the theme of "Rime", Jilin Rime Ice and Snow Festival has become a unique ...

Dec. 28, 2014
to Feb. 28, 2015
The New Year Festival of the Dong Ethnic People The New Year Festival of the Dong Ethnic People

The Dong ethnic people wear traditional costumes to celebrate the new year A traditional festival of the Dong Ethnic People in Southeast Guizhou Province, ...

Dec. 22, 2014
to Jan. 01, 2015
Christmas in Guangzhou Christmas in Guangzhou

Guangzhou has been influenced by international contact, so Christmas is popular. The local Chinese generally enjoy the festivities and commercial aspects. ...

Dec. 25, 2014
to Dec. 25, 2014
The Bird's Nest Ice and Snow Festival The Bird's Nest Ice and Snow Festival

The Bird's Nest Ice and Snow Festival is a Disney princess theme festival, using the US$423 million Beijing Olympic venue — the Bird's ...

Dec. 2014 Beijing
Yuyuantan Park Ice and Snow Festival 2014 Yuyuantan Park Ice and Snow Festival 2014

Yuyuantan Park is currently hosting its 5th annual ice and snow festival. The park, boasting a total area of 338.5 acres (137 ha) in Beijing’s Haidian ...

Dec. 26, 2014
to Feb. 18, 2015
Winter Solstice Winter Solstice

In Winter Solstice, eating dumplings is a kind of custom in the north part of China. In the Gregorian calendar, the Winter Solstice usually falls around ...

Dec. 22, 2014
to Dec. 22, 2014
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Q:Lisa Asked on 08:02 AM Feb. 24 2012 Reply
Best place to stay for Christmas? Kowloon or Hong Kong Island
Dear Lisa,

Thanks for your question. Kowloon and Hong Kong Island are all good places to stay during Christmas holiday. There are some shopping recommendation in Kowloon and Hong Kong for your information:

Tung Choi Street: It is the place for bags, accessories and inexpensive women's clothing. Many men's and children's products are available as well. The market is open daily from noon to 11:30pm.

Harbour City: This place is offering a wide variety of fashion and trendy brands. The nearby Star House features shops selling the latest electronic and computer equipment.

Causeway Bay Shopping Center: It is one of the largest shopping and entertainment complexes. From department stores, to small boutiques and bargain stalls, everything can be found here in a tight cluster. Some big shopping malls include Fashion Walk, Island Beverley, Lee Garden Two, The Lee Gardens, Lee Theatre Plaza, Times Square and World Trade Centre.

Have a nice day.


Nancy Deng Replied on 03:18 AM Feb. 25 2012

Q:Eleri Wynne Asked on 7:33 PM Dec. 29 2011 Reply
What is the celebration on the 6th day of the 12th month on the lunar calendar?
Hi Eleri Wynne, thank you for your inquiry. Sorry so far no festival of the Dec. 6 on Lunar Calendar can be found. Would you please inform which festival do you mean? Thank you! Nora Ou Replied on 01:00 AM Dec. 30 2011