Guangzhou Festivals

Impressions of business fairs may pop up in people’s minds when they hear of festivals and events in Guangzhou. Guangzhou is a old and cultural city, in which old tradition has been well preserved and followed. The fact is that its booming industry shadows its historical glory. Traditional festivals are celebrated in a less known way, along with international trade fairs.

Most festivals in Guangzhou are listed on this page. If you want to attend one of them, contact us and let us help you customize a tour to add to your travel plans.

Guangzhou Festivals and Events List

Guangzhou International Food Festival

Nov. 2014

Cantonese cuisine, one of the 'Eight Great Cuisines' in China, not only takes advantage of the local flavors, but also combines them with strong flavors from abroad. It is a blend of Chinese and We... Read more

China Tourism Art Joy Festival

Oct. 2014

China Tourism Art Joy Festival aims to carrying forward the national spirit and revitalizing the folk art. It consists chiefly of folk art performances from every provincial city as well as those fr... Read more

Spring Festival Flower Fair

Jan. 30, 2015 to to Feb. 14, 2015

Guangzhou has long been praised as a "flower city" and the Spring Festival flower fair held every year has attracted the attention from at home and abroad. The origin of flower fairs can be dated ba... Read more

Polo Birth Festival Temple Fair

Mar. 2015

Polo-birth Festival temple fair, as one of the largest folk fairs, has a history of more than 1,000 years. There is a popular saying the priority of one’s life is to have a tour in the Polo temple f... Read more

Guangzhou Lotus Flower Festival

Jun. 2014

Tourists looking to experience the beauty of nature should not miss the Lotus Flower Festival, which is celebrated each August at Lotus Blossom Hill (莲花山). This festival has been gaining in no... Read more

Zengcheng Litchi Festival

Jun. 2014

Travelers who enjoy eating sweet, juicy litchis won’t want to miss the annual Zengcheng Litchi Festival, where homage is paid to this subtropical fruit, which is native to southern China, hence it... Read more

South China Book Festival

Aug. 16, 2014 to to Aug. 22, 2014

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 held annually at a fixed time and place. There... Read more

Guangzhou Hotel Facilities Exhibition

Dec. 10, 2014 to to Dec. 12, 2014

Guangzhou Hotel Facilities Exhibition is held annually. Every year, there will be exhibitors from China, American, Germany, France and other 30 countries attending this exhibition. It attracts numer... Read more

Christmas in Guangzhou

Dec. 25, 2014 to 

Guangzhou has been influenced by international contact, so Christmas is popular. The local Chinese generally enjoy the festivities and commercial aspects. Though it isn't a Mainland holiday and most... Read more

Guangzhou International Hospitality Equipment and Supplies Fair

Jun. 26, 2014 to to Jun. 28, 2014

Hosted by Guangzhou Huazhan Exhibition Co. Ltd., Guangzhou International Hospitality Equipment & Supplies Fair is held annually for 3 days at China Import and Export Fair Pazhou Complex, Guangz... Read more

Yangjiang Kite Festival

Oct. 2014

Place: Yangjiang, Guangdong  Yangjianghas long been enjoyed the fame of “Hometown to the Chinese Kites”, whose kite isthe most popular of its kind in South China, and it’s equally famous... Read more

China Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition

Feb. 17, 2015 to to Feb. 19, 2015

Since the China Guangzhou International Automobile Exhibition was founded in 2003, independent brands and international brands have exhibited in it, and the numbers of visitors has increased year... Read more

China International Condiment and Food Ingredients Exposition

Nov. 2014

China International Condiment and Food Ingredients Exposition is the only condiment and food ingredients exposition in China approved by the Department of Commerce. Every year, the exposition attrac... Read more

Guangzhou International Furniture Fair

Mar. 22, 2015 to 

Guangzhou (Canton) International Furniture Fair, also well-known as CIFF, is held twice a year, and has been held 30 times. With an area of more than 620,000 square meters, CIFF will once aga... Read more

Questions and Answers About Guangzhou Festivals

celialambino 2013-05-02
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Yes - what is the best month to go? Hotel near shopping area? This will be our first trip over there
Dear Celialambino, Guangzhou is in the south of China, it is not too cold there and in July and Aug. it will be hot. You could visit there anytime. Lido Hotel Guangzhou(3*) and Ocean Hotel Guangzhou(4*) are recommended to our clients frequently. You could check more details on our website, please click: http://www.chinahighlights.com/hotel/guangzhou-hotels/ Lussie Lu replied on 2013-05-03
angela 2012-12-30
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Hi, Would like to check where can I go to see fireworks in Guangzhou for countdown 2013? Preferably near yuexiu district. Thank you!

Hi Angela, White Swan Hotel  is a perfect place.

Add: Shamian Island, Guangzhou, China  中国广州荔湾区沙面南街1号

Or you can go to the  riverside of Pear River.

Whitney Liao replied on 2013-01-01
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