Shanghai Festivals

The variety of festivals held in Shanghai each year is like the complicated features of the city itself. Old Shanghai and traditional Chinese culture are kept beneath the modern and impressive rises of the city. Traditional festivals are celebrated, along with introduced festivals such as Christmas Day.

China Highlights has listed below the most famous festivals in Shanghai. Check this page to see if your travel dates coincide with a festival. If you want to experience one of these festivals, contact us or let us customize a tour for you that combine one of the festivals with the best of Shanghai.

Shanghai Festivals and Events List

Christmas in Shanghai — Xmas Markets, Meals, Bars

Dec. 1 to Jan. 1

Although Christmas is not a public holiday in China, it has become more and more popular, especially in large cities like Shanghai. For most people, they celebrate Christmas without much r... Read more