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

The Mid-Autumn Festival 2016 in Guangzhou

Sep. 15 

Lanterns of Guangzhou Mid-Autumn Festival The main customs of the Mid-Autumn Festival in Guangzhou include hanging lanterns, eating river snails, worshiping the moon, and bathing in the moonlight. ... Read more

Guangzhou's Spring Festival Flower Fair

Feb. 5 to Feb. 22

Peonies are for prosperity Guangzhou has the nickname of "flower city" because of the municipality's emphasis on having gardens and greenery. The Spring Festival flower fair held every year has a... Read more

Polo Birth Festival Temple Fair

Mar. 19 to Mar. 21

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


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

Christmas in Guangzhou

Dec. 25 

Christmas is popular in Guangzhou. The local Chinese generally enjoy the festivities and commercial aspects. Christmas isn't a Mainland China holiday, and most people work on December 25, unles... Read more

Yangjiang Kite Festival

Oct. 9 

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 as ... Read more