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China Festivals in April

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.

Luoyang Peony Fair
Luoyang Peony Fair

Luoyang Peony Festival is very popular among Chinese tourists and peony enthusiasts the world over. Each year from mid-April to mid-May, the peonies ...

Apr. 10, 2016 to May. 10, 2016
Weifang International Kite Festival
Weifang International Kite Festival

Weifang International Kites Festival attracts thousands of visitors every year. The Weifang International Kites Festival is an annual event held from ...

Apr. 16, 2016 to Apr. 21, 2016
Qingming Festival
Qingming Festival

Qingming Festival is an important day to show respects to ancestors. Qingming Festival, also called Tomb Sweeping Day or Pure Brightness in English, ...

Apr. 03, 2017 to Apr. 05, 2017
April Fool's Day in China
April Fool's Day in China

愚人节快乐! (Yuren Jie kuaile!) Happy April Fool's! April Fool’s Day (愚人节, Yuren Jie, literally: 'foolish man festival') is a day for fun and jokes that ...

Apr. 01, 2016 to Apr. 01, 2016
Dongba Fair
Dongba Fair

Every year, on the fifth day of the third lunar month, the annual Dongba Fair is held in Lijiang Jade Water Village, a settlement of the Naxi minority. ...

Apr. 11, 2016 to Apr. 11, 2016
March Fair of the Bai Ethnic People
March Fair of the Bai Ethnic People

Also known as the Kwan-yin Fair, March Fair is one of the most important festivals celebrated by the Bai Ethnic People in Dali in southwest China's Yunnan ...

Apr. 21, 2016 to Apr. 27, 2016
Water Splashing Festival in Xishuangbanna, China
Water Splashing Festival in Xishuangbanna, China

The Water Splashing Festival is an important festival of Dai minority. The annual Water Splashing Festival of the Dai ethnic minority falls during the ...

Apr. 13, 2016 to Apr. 16, 2016
Beijing International Long-Distance Running Festival
Beijing International Long-Distance Running Festival

The Beijing International Long-Distance Running Festival is one of the grandest sporting events in China. The Festival is part of the continuing ...

Apr. 17, 2016 to Apr. 17, 2016
Hong Kong International Film Festival
Hong Kong International Film Festival

If you love watching new movies or you make movies, this film festival is for you. In 2011, films were screened during the two week long film festival ...

Mar. 2016
The Releasing Water Festival on Tomb Sweeping Day in Dujiangyan
The Releasing Water Festival on Tomb Sweeping Day in Dujiangyan

Features  World's oldest irrigation system Grand ancient ceremony Rich and colorful activities Splendid Chinese ancient culture The ...

Sisters' Meals Festival — Oldest Asian Valentine's Day
Sisters' Meals Festival — Oldest Asian Valentine's Day

The Miao people are celebrating the Sisters' Meals festival. Sisters'Meals Festival is an important festival of the Miao minority people in China. It'sa ...

Apr. 11, 2017 to Apr. 13, 2017
The Shanghai International Music Festival
The Shanghai International Music Festival

The Shanghai International Music Festival was founded in 2001 as a way to celebrate music in all of its forms in China's largest city. It was created ...

Apr. 28, 2016 to May. 18, 2016
Shanghai Peach Blossom Festival
Shanghai Peach Blossom Festival

Since 1991, Shanghai has had a peach blossom festival during March and April in the big Nanhui District. This festival combines enjoying the peach trees ...

Mar. 2016