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Suzhou Festivals

Suzhou's festivals and events include a sprinkling that are worth tourists from abroad considering. The ringing of the Cold Mountain bell has heralded spring for centuries in Suzhou. This is followed by the Plum Blossom Festival by Tai Lake, Immortal Day in May, the Silk Festival, and then Huqiu Temple Fair in September.

Choose the date of your Suzhou tour to coincide with one of these festivals and your time in China will certainly be augmented.

Suzhou Festivals and Events List

Suzhou International Silk Festival

Sep. 25, 2014 to to Oct. 20, 2014

Suzhou is known as the home of silk in China and no visit to the town is complete without stopping at a silk shop. The area remains a hub of the national silk industry, as it has been for thousands of... Read more

Immortal Day

May. 2014

Origin of the holidayImmortal Day is one of Suzhou traditional festivals. April 14 of the lunar year is the birthday of Lu Dongbin—a famous Taoist priest in Tang Dynasty (one of the "Eight Immortals" ... Read more

Suzhou Taihu Lake Plum Blossom Festival

Feb. 2015

Suzhou Taihu Lake Plum Blossom Festival is the number one tourism festival in the early spring in Suzhou city. It is also the tourism festival with the most influence and brand effect in Suzhou. Suz... Read more

Huqiu Temple Fair

Sep. 2014

The Huqiu Temple Fair is a large folk activity in Suzhou that gathers folk art performances, handcraft displays, snacks, and exhibitions. It has been celebrated for 20 years before 2012. The f... Read more