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.

30 Festivals In Total Date Location
Qingming Festival Qingming Festival

Qingming Festival, also called Tomb Sweeping Day or Pure Brightness in English, usually falls around April 4 or 5 in traditional Chinese calendar. ...

Apr. 05, 2015
to Apr. 05, 2015
Traditional-festival
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, 2014
to Apr. 01, 2014
Foreign-festival
Easter In China Easter In China

In China, Easter is only a special holiday for the Catholics, Orthodox and most established Christian churches. Millions of Christians celebrate in some ...

Apr. 20, 2014
to Apr. 20, 2014
Foreign-festival
Beijing International Imported Food Exhibition Beijing International Imported Food Exhibition

The Beijing International Import Food Exhibition (FCE) mainly displays the latest technology and products of domestic and overseas food ...

Apr. 08, 2015
to Apr. 10, 2014
Beijing
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. 20, 2014
to Apr. 20, 2014
Beijing
Shanghai International Flower Festival Shanghai International Flower Festival

Organized by Shanghai government, the aim of the festival is to show the distinctive beauty of different kinds of flowers, which play an important ...

Apr. 2015 Shanghai
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. 2014 Shanghai
Shanghai Peach Blossom Festival Shanghai Peach Blossom Festival

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

Mar. 26, 2014
to Apr. 20, 2014
Shanghai
Shanghai Longhua Temple Fair Shanghai Longhua Temple Fair

Shanghai Longhua Temple Fair is the largest traditional temple fair in Shanghai. It has a long history, and is held ceremoniously on the 3rd day ...

Apr. 2015 Shanghai
Chengdu International Peach Blossom Festival Chengdu International Peach Blossom Festival

Chengdu blossoms in the spring with the annual Chengdu International Peach Blossom Festival. Peach trees number more than 17 million, making Chengdu ...

Mar. 2014 Chengdu
Tianpeng Peony Fair in Chengdu Tianpeng Peony Fair in Chengdu

Travelers with green thumbs or who just enjoy looking at beautiful flowers should head to the Tianpeng Peony Fair if they’re visiting southwest China ...

Apr. 2014 Chengdu
Xinjin Dragon Boat Race Xinjin Dragon Boat Race

Dragon Boat Race Xinjin is an ideal place for holding the Dragon Boat Festival due to its wide river, where there are model dragon performances and ...

Jun. 2015 Chengdu
Formula One Formula One

Overview F1 is the abbreviation for Formula 1. In China, it is called the Class One Formula Race. The cars, which are made according to the same formula, ...

Apr. 18, 2014
to Apr. 20, 2014
Shanghai
The Releasing Water Festival on Tomb Sweeping Day The Releasing Water Festival on Tomb Sweeping Day

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

Apr. 05, 2014
to Apr. 05, 2014
Chengdu
Kunming International Cultural Tourism Festival Kunming International Cultural Tourism Festival

China Kunming International Cultural Tourism Festival will be celebrated every May Day, as well as Kunming Carnival, during which the well-dressed performance ...

Apr. 2015 Kunming
International Cartoon and Animation Festival, China International Cartoon and Animation Festival, China

Drawing (pun not intended) the most famous names in the cartoon industry, the International Cartoon and Animation Festival, held in Hangzhou since ...

Apr. 28, 2014
to May. 03, 2014
Hangzhou
Hainan International Coconut Festival Hainan International Coconut Festival

From the ancient times, Hainan was known as "Coconut Island;. Coconut is a peculiar plant fo Hainan, and it places an important role in peoples life. ...

Apr. 03, 2015
to Apr. 07, 2014
Haikou
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. 01, 2014
to May. 05, 2014
Luoyang
Dong Nationality Fireworks Festival Dong Nationality Fireworks Festival

The Dong Nationality Fireworks Festival is celebrated on the third day of the third lunar month (March or April) in Yinshui Dong Stockaded Village, Longsheng ...

Apr. 02, 2014
to Apr. 02, 2014
Guilin
Zhuang Nationality Song Festival Zhuang Nationality Song Festival

Zhuang Girls are singing and dancing in beautiful clothes. The Zhuang Nationality Song Festival, also known as Gexu Festival (歌圩节) and Gepo Festival ...

Guilin
Yao Nationality Longsheng Red Clothes Festival Yao Nationality Longsheng Red Clothes Festival

As a unique ethnic group in Longsheng, Guilin, Guangxi Province, the Yao ethnic group celebrate their Red Clothe Festival on the 15th day of March according ...

Apr. 14, 2014
to Apr. 14, 2014
Guilin
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. 23, 2015
to Apr. 23, 2015
Lijiang
The Ancestor Worship Ceremony The Ancestor Worship Ceremony

The Ancestor Worship Ceremony customarily refers to the gand worship ceremony held on March 3rd of chinese lunar calendar annually in xinzheng of Henan ...

Apr. 02, 2015
to Apr. 02, 2015
Zhengzhou
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. 14, 2014
to Apr. 16, 2014
Dali
Water Splashing Festival Water Splashing Festival

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. 2014 Xishuangbanna
Yiwu Consumer Goods Sourcing Fair Yiwu Consumer Goods Sourcing Fair

Yiwu Consumer Goods Sourcing Fair is held in Yiwu International Convention and Exhibition Center in April each year, which is hosted by the Foreign Trade ...

Apr. 20, 2015
to Apr. 22, 2015
Yiwu
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. 20, 2015
to Apr. 25, 2015
Weifang
China Citrus Cultural Festival China Citrus Cultural Festival

Zhong County was named "Citrus City" by the government in 2008, and Zhong County Citrus Cultural Festival has been held in April every year since then.ActivitiesThere ...

Apr. 2014 Chongqing
Lanting International Calligraphy Festival Lanting International Calligraphy Festival

Shaoxing, a city in Zhejiang Province, is famous for two things: rice wine and calligraphy. The city celebrates its calligraphy heritage every spring ...

Apr. 2014 Zhejiang
Beijing International Peach Blossom Music Festival Beijing International Peach Blossom Music Festival

Beijing's Pinggu District is the world's largest peach blossom area which covers a land area of 220,000 mu (14,674 hectares). It was elected ...

Apr. 08, 2014
to May. 08, 2014
Beijing
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