China Festivals in August

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.

26 Festivals In Total Date Location
Double Seventh Festival Double Seventh Festival

The Qixi Festival, also known as the Double Seventh Day or Chinese Valentine's Day. It falls on the ...

Aug. 02, 2014
to Aug. 02, 2014
Traditional-festival
Hungry Ghost Festival Hungry Ghost Festival

Like people all over the world, the Chinese have special customs regarding dead people and their ghosts ...

Aug. 10, 2014
to Aug. 10, 2014
Traditional-festival
Beijing International Beer Festival Beijing International Beer Festival

The festival aims at offering an opportunity for people to enjoy the fun of drinking beer and carnivals ...

Aug. 2014 Beijing
Xinjin Dragon Boat Race Xinjin Dragon Boat Race

Dragon Boat Race is one of the traditional customs for the south people of China on the fifth day ...

Jun. 2014 Chengdu
Xindu Lotus Festival Xindu Lotus Festival

Gui Lake in Chengdu has a long history of lotus flower cultivation and is one of the top ten lotus ...

Jun. 01, 2014
to Aug. 01, 2014
Chengdu
Chengdu International Automobile Fair Chengdu International Automobile Fair

After more than 15 years of development, Chengdu International Automobile Fair has stood out from ...

Aug. 29, 2014
to Sep. 07, 2014
Chengdu
The Ongkor Festival The Ongkor Festival

The Ongkor Festival or Bumper Harvest Festival, as it is also known, takes place in late summer when ...

Aug. 26, 2014
to Sep. 25, 2014
Lhasa
Ganden Thangka Festival Ganden Thangka Festival

The Ganden Thangka Festival is an important festival at the old Ganden Monastery that was the leading ...

Aug. 10, 2014
to Aug. 15, 2014
Lhasa
Tibet Shoton Festival Tibet Shoton Festival

The Shoton Festival is one of the most popular traditional festivals in Tibet. It celebrates eating ...

Aug. 26, 2014
to Aug. 30, 2014
Lhasa
Dong Ethnic People Bull Fighting Festival Dong Ethnic People Bull Fighting Festival

Many of the 70 Dong villages in the Miao & Dong Autonomous Prefecture in southeastern Guizhou hold ...

Aug. 2014 Kaili
South China Book Festival South China Book Festival

South China Book Festival, a cultural feast for book-lovers, is a teenager-oriented exhibition to ...

Aug. 16, 2014
to Aug. 22, 2014
Guangzhou
Ziyuan Water Lantern and Song Festival Ziyuan Water Lantern and Song Festival

Ziyuan Water Lantern and Song Festival is one of the popular festivals for a ...

Aug. 08, 2014
to Aug. 09, 2014
Guilin
Qiyue Festival Qiyue Festival

The Qiyue Festival is another important festival for the Naxi People. The festival is held on the middle ...

Aug. 10, 2014
to Aug. 10, 2014
Lijiang
Zhuanshan Festival Zhuanshan Festival

Also known as Worshiping Mountain Festival, Zhuanshan Festival is held by Mosuo people living near ...

Aug. 20, 2014
to Aug. 20, 2014
Lijiang
Dali International Film Festival Dali International Film Festival

Dali International Film Festival has the theme as "harmonious home - man and nature." The purpose is ...

Aug. 01, 2014
to Aug. 05, 2014
Dali
Confucius Tourist Festival for Study Confucius Tourist Festival for Study

Confucius Tourist Festival for Study is held every year between July and August in Qufu city, Shangdong ...

Jul. 01, 2014
to Aug. 01, 2014
Qufu
Qingdao International Beer Festival Qingdao International Beer Festival

People are celebrating Qingdao International Beer Festival. Co-sponsored by relevant state ministries/commissions ...

Aug. 09, 2014
to Aug. 24, 2014
Qingdao
Dalian Beer Festival Dalian Beer Festival

Dalian Beer Festival's opening ceremony will start at 7.30 pm on July 28th at Huabiao center stage, ...

Jul. 24, 2014
to Aug. 04, 2014
Dalian
Xinjiang Grape Festival Xinjiang Grape Festival

The grape harvest on Xinjiang Grape Festival Grape cultivation in the world-famous city of Turpan dates ...

Aug. 20, 2013
to Aug. 20, 2013
Xinjiang
Xichang Torch Festival Xichang Torch Festival

The Torch Festival falls between 24th day to the 26 day of the sixth lunar month. It is a shared ...

Jul. 31, 2013
to Aug. 30, 2013
Sichuan
Qinghai Lake International Cycling Race Qinghai Lake International Cycling Race

Qinghai Lake International Cycling Race is held at a high elevation of 3600 to 5000 meters above sea ...

Jul. 2013 Qinghai
Naadam Grassland Festival Celebrates Centuries of Tradition Naadam Grassland Festival Celebrates Centuries of Tradition

The Naadam Grassland Festival is the premier summer event in Inner Mongolia, showcasing the skills ...

Jul. 15, 2014
to Aug. 30, 2014
Hohhot
China Sichuan Emei International Wushu Festival China Sichuan Emei International Wushu Festival

The festival is held Mt Emei and Leshan Grand Buddha scenic area, which is believed to be the cradle ...

Aug. 2014 Sichuan
Litang Horse Racing Festival Litang Horse Racing Festival

The Litang Horse Racing Festival is a traditional festival that was held August 1 every year in high-elevation ...

Aug. 2014 Sichuan
Limit of Heat (chù shǔ处暑) Limit of Heat (chù shǔ处暑)

Introduction In the Gregorian calendar, the Limit of Heat usually falls around August 23, and more ...

Aug. 23, 2014
to Aug. 23, 2014
Traditional-festival
Start of Autumn (lì qiū立秋) Start of Autumn (lì qiū立秋)

Introduction In the Gregorian calendar, the Start of Autumn usually falls around August 7, and more ...

Aug. 07, 2014
to Aug. 07, 2014
Traditional-festival
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