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Chengdu Festivals

Chengdu has quite a variety of festivals and events spread throughout the year. Chengdu festivals and events range from the commercial, like the building materials and automobile events, to the scenic (e.g. Chengdu International Peach Blossom Festival), to the culinary (e.g. Chengdu Bakery Exhibition), to the traditional (e.g. Chengdu Lantern Festival).

Chengdu has quite a variety of festivals and events spread throughout the year. Almost any Chengdu tour could be enhanced with an event or a festival with a little careful planning.

Chengdu Festivals and Events List

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 one of the biggest peach-growing regions ... Read more

Chengdu Flower Fair

Sep. 26 to Oct. 24

Chengdu Flower Fair with a history of more than 1000 yeas started in Tang Dynasty and Song Dynasty. At present, it is held in the Feb. 15 in Qingyang Palace, outside the western gate of Chengdu... Read more

Tianpeng Peony Fair in Chengdu

Mar. 28 to May. 12

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 in the spring. The peony is a favored flowe... Read more

Xinjin Dragon Boat Race

Jun. 20 to Jun. 22

Video about "Dragon Boat Festival" watch more videos » Xinjin is an ideal place for holding the Dragon Boat Festival due to its wide river, where there are model dragon performances and plea... Read more

Wangcongci Singing Contest


Sichuan Opera Wangcongci Singing Contest is the only existing Han singing contest in the world. Local farmers sing folk songs to dispel the tiredness of labor, express wishes for a b... Read more

Shixiang Lake Tulip Festival


Every year in March, the largest scale tulip festival in all of Asia is held in Shixiang Lake Sightseeing Area. Covering an area of 7,000 square meters, the Shixiang Lake Tulip Festival attr... Read more

Xindu Lotus Festival

Jun. 1 to Sep. 30

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 Panda Research Center, Chengdu is a beautiful ... Read more

Chengdu International Automobile Fair

Sep. 4 to Sep. 13

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 automobile fairs. In 2009, the 12th... Read more

Chengdu Electronics Exhibition

Jul. 16 to Jul. 18

China Electronics Fair (CEF), organized by China Electronic Appliance Corporation (CEAC), is held annually in three different areas (southern, western and eastern) of China. The first one this yea... Read more

Chengdu Lights Up for Lantern Festival

Feb. 19 to Mar. 5

The Lantern Festival officially ends the Lunar New Year celebration in China. While the Lantern Festival is held throughout the country, one of the most popular celebrations takes place in ... Read more

The Releasing Water Festival on Tomb Sweeping Day

Apr. 5 

Features  World's oldest irrigation system Grand ancient ceremony Rich and colorful activities Splendid Chinese ancient culture The First Group of National Intang... Read more