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.

24 Festivals In TotalDateLocation
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 seventh day of the seventh lunar month. It is also ...

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

People are worshiping ancestors. Like people all over the world, the Chinese have special customs regarding dead people and their ghosts that are thousands ...

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 like the Munich Oktoberfest, so the organizers ...

Aug. 2014Beijing
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 appreciation sites in China. Located near the ...

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 many automobile fairs in China as one of four first-class ...

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

People are celebrating the Ongkor Festival The Ongkor Festival or Bumper Harvest Festival, as it is also known, takes place in late summer when crops ...

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 monastery of the Geluk tradition of Tibet. ...

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 yogurt, the Tibetan monks who end their season ...

Aug. 25, 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 bullfight competitions in late January or early ...

Aug. 2014Kaili
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 people's reading habits in daily life. It's ...

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 local day tour. It is held in Ziyuan County ...

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

Also known as Worshiping Mountain Festival, Zhuanshan Festival is held by Mosuo people living near the Hulu Lake of Lijiang on the 25th day of the 7th ...

Aug. 20, 2014
to Aug. 20, 2014
Lijiang
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 Province. The festival is the first festival ...

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 and the People's Government of Qingdao ...

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, Xinghai Square, and will last 30 minutes. Activities ...

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 back to more than 2,000 years ago. Of the 100-odd ...

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 traditional festival of the Yi, Naxi, and Bai peoples ...

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 level. The height imposes a great challenge, even ...

Jul. 2013Qinghai
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 and athletic prowess of the Mongol ethnic people. ...

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 of Emei Wushu. China Sichuan Emei International ...

Aug. 2014Sichuan
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 Litang County in eastern Sichuan Province. ...

Aug. 2014Sichuan
Guilin Guanyang Qianjiadong Pear and Plum Festival Guilin Guanyang Qianjiadong Pear and Plum Festival

Guanyang Qianjiadong Pear and Plum Festival is held in Baizhuping New Village on the 6th of the sixth Chinese lunar month each year, during which time ...

Jul. 16, 2015
to Aug. 13, 2015
Guilin
Xing’an Grape Festival ∧Guilin Rice Noodle Festival Xing’an Grape Festival &and Guilin Rice Noodle Festival

Themed as "Walking into the Beautiful Xing'an and Enjoying Grapes and a Rice Noodle Feast', Xing'an Grape Festival and Guilin Rice Noodle Festival ...

Aug. 18, 2015
to Aug. 31, 2015
Guilin
Ziyuan Traditional Ethnic River Lantern Song Festival Ziyuan Traditional Ethnic River Lantern Song Festival

Themed as "River Lanterns Sending Best Wishes and Mountain Songs Expressing Harmony" and held by the shore of Zijiang River, the Ziyuan Traditional ...

Aug. 28, 2015
to Aug. 28, 2015
Guilin