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Guilin Festivals and Events List

Guilin Gongcheng Persimmon Festival


Gongcheng County, known as the "Chinese persimmon town", has a very long history of growing persimmons. Persimmons are a specialty of Gongcheng. When autumn arrives, all persimmons hanging on t... Read more

Lantian Yao Ethnic Village Folk Culture Festival

Jul. 21 

The Yao People are celebrating the Folk Culture Festival Themed as "Tasting Unique Folk Culture; Traveling in Green and Ecological Lantian", Lantian Yao Ethnic Village Folk Culture Festival is ... Read more

Longji Terraced Fields Culture Festival

Jun. 24 

Longji Terraced Fields Culture Festival Longsheng has a long history and is very rich in ethnic tourist resources, where over 80 festivals are available each year, highlighting the Plowing Fest... Read more

Guanyang Qianjiadong Yao Ethnic Cultural and Tourist Festival

Mar. 27 

Location: Guanyang, Guilin Celebrated: March 27, 2015   Co-hosted by Guanyang Tourism Association and Guanyang Qianjiadong Tourism Company Limited, Guanyang Qianjiadong Yao Ethnic Cultu... Read more

Guilin Xiufeng Ethnic Folk Song Festival

Apr. 21 

Co-hosted by the Peach Bay Scenic Area Administrative Association of Xiufeng District of Guilin and the Reed Flute Cave Scenic Area Administrative Association of Guilin, Guilin Xiufeng Ethni... Read more

Longji Terraced Fields Plowing Festival

May. 2 

Longji Terraced Fields It's a traditional custom for people from Longji Ancient Zhuang Village of Longsheng Ge Autonomous County to hold the Plowing Festival on May 2nd each year, during whic... Read more

Yongfu Health-Keeping Traveling Felicity and Longevity Festival

Oct. 13 to Oct. 15

Yongfu Health-Keeping Traveling Felicity and Longevity Festival has been held for eight sessions successively since 2006. It is dedicated to exploring the felicity and longevity culture of Ch... Read more

Guilin Guanyang Qianjiadong Pear and Plum Festival

Jul. 16 to Aug. 13

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 visitors can participate in picking pears an... Read more

Gongcheng Guandi Temple Fair

Jun. 24 to Jun. 27

The lion dancing performance in Guandi Temple Fair. Held on the 12th day of the fifth month of the Chinese lunar calendar, Guandi Temple Fair of Gongcheng, which was listed as having intangible... Read more

Xing’an Grape Festival &and Guilin Rice Noodle Festival

Aug. 18 to Aug. 31

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 will be held at Xing'an Ginkgo Square from A... Read more

Ziyuan Traditional Ethnic River Lantern Song Festival

Aug. 28 

Themed as "River Lanterns Sending Best Wishes and Mountain Songs Expressing Harmony" and held by the shore of Zijiang River, the Ziyuan Traditional Ethnic River Lantern Song Festival aims at ... Read more

Guilin Scenery Tourism Festival

Sep. 20 to Oct. 27

Guilin, one of China's most famous scenic spots, has had its traditional tourism festival annually in November since 1993.  Famous for its wonderful, lush scenery, rivers and karst peaks, Gu... Read more

Dong Nationality Fireworks Festival

Apr. 21 

The Dong Nationality Fireworks Festival is celebrated on the third day of the third lunar month (March or April) in Yinshui Dong Stockaded Village, Longsheng Various Nationalities Autonomous C... Read more

Jin Feng Festival


Jin Feng Festival is a traditional ethnic festival that is held annually in Miaoping Village, near Longsheng. In order to thank the god of the Yao people, who is believed to protect them from d... Read more

Zhuang Nationality Song Festival

Apr. 21 

Zhuang Girls are singing and dancing in beautiful clothes. The Zhuang Nationality Song Festival, also known as Gexu Festival (歌圩节) and Gepo Festival (歌婆节), is held in the third day of the third... Read more

Yao Nationality Longsheng Red Clothes Festival

Jul. 21 

As a unique ethnic group in Longsheng, Guilin, Guangxi Province, the Yao ethnic group celebrate their Red Clothe Festival on the 15th day of March according to the Chinese lunar year, which has... Read more

Zhuang Nationality Cattle Festival

May. 25 

Zhuang Nationality Cattle Festival The Zhuang Nationality Cattle Festival is held annually by the Zhuang ethnic group on the eighth day of the fourth month of the Chinese lunar calendar. Accord... Read more

Ziyuan Water Lantern and Song Festival

Aug. 7 to Aug. 9

Ziyuan Water Lantern and Song Festival is one of the popular festivals for a local day tour. It is held in Ziyuan County from the thirteenth to the fourteenth day of the ... Read more

The Miao New Year Festival


Miao people are celebrating the Miao New Year Festival. The most ceremonious festival of the Miao ethnic group, the Miao New Year Festival was added to China's non-material cultural heritage li... Read more

Gongcheng Peach Blossom Festival

Feb. 22 to Mar. 22

The Gongcheng Peach Blossom Festival is celebrated about two weeks in March when the peach trees are in full bloom on Daling Shan (‘Big Mountain Range Hill’) in Xiling Township, Gongcheng Co... Read more

Yangshuo Climbing Festival

Oct. 31 to Nov. 2

Yangshuo Climbing Festival The Yangshuo Climbing Festival is held annually on a weekend in September/October/November (September 18–20, 2015: the 8th one). Hundreds of people from all over the... Read more