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.

20 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
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, 2013
to Aug. 01, 2013
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. 30, 2013
to Sep. 08, 2013
Chengdu
Torch Festival Of the Yi Ethnic People Torch Festival Of the Yi Ethnic People

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

Aug. 2013 Kunming
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. 2013 Lhasa
Tibet Shoton Festival Tibet Shoton Festival

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

Aug. 06, 2013
to Aug. 12, 2013
Lhasa
Guangzhou Lotus Flower Festival Guangzhou Lotus Flower Festival

Tourists looking to experience the beauty of nature should not miss the Lotus Flower Festival, which ...

Aug. 2013 Guangzhou
South China Book Festival South China Book Festival

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

Aug. 16, 2013
to Aug. 22, 2013
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 local ...

Aug. 2013 Guilin
Qingdao International Beer Festival Qingdao International Beer Festival

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

Aug. 11, 2013
to Aug. 26, 2013
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. 26, 2013
to Aug. 11, 2013
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, 2013
to Aug. 30, 2013
Hohhot
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. 2013 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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