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China Festivals in May

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
Mother's Day in China
Mother's Day in China

Mother's Day in China falls on the second day of the fourth month of the lunar calendar every year, but it is generally celebrated on the second Sunday ...

May. 10, 2015
to May. 10, 2015
Saga Dawa Festival
Saga Dawa Festival

The Saga Dawa Festival honors the life of Buddha. According to their tradition, when Buddha was dying, he instructed one of his followers not to ...

May. 21, 2016
to Jun. 02, 2016
Huangyaguan Great Wall Marathon
Huangyaguan Great Wall Marathon

Part of the Great Wall used for the Huangyaguan Marathon What is exciting about the Huangyaguan Great Wall marathon is that it is actually run on the ...

May. 21, 2016
to May. 21, 2016
Worship Gathering In The Three Temples
Worship Gathering In The Three Temples

This activity is called Guanshanglan in the Bai language. It is a carnival for the Bai people in Dali to entertain themselves during the slack season ...

May. 29, 2016
to May. 31, 2016
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