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Kaifeng Chrysanthemum Fair

  • Celebrated: Oct. 18 to Nov. 18
  • Location: Kaifeng

The Chrysanthemum Festival is a grand cultural activity organized by the KaiFeng Municipal Government for tourists to admire chrysanthemums and better understand the folklore of the capital during the Song Dynasty.

From Song Dynasty, Kaifeng had been famous for its chrysanthemum. Every October, parks, scenic spots, streets and lanes display chrysanthemum of more than 200 species in over 500,000 pots. Other activities are also held at the same time, such as large scale performances, plate and drum dances, folk entertainments, local flavors and tourist commodity fairs.