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China Festivals in February

Chinese people celebrate a seemingly endless number of festivals during the course of a year. Have a look at all festivals celebrated in this month.

Valentine's Day in China
Valentine's Day in China

It is really difficult to confirm the exact time when Western Valentine’s Day was introduced into China. However, Western Valentine’s Day is widely celebrated ...

Feb. 14, 2016 to Feb. 14, 2016
Beijing's Top 10 Temple Fairs — Popular at Chinese New Year
Beijing's Top 10 Temple Fairs — Popular at Chinese New Year

Traditional temple fairs are an important Chinese custom that are often held around the temples during Chinese New Year (in late January or February). Many people go to the temple fairs for ritual praying, snacks, and buying crafts. It is a great chance to get close to traditional Chinese culture.

Feb. 2016
Chinese New Year 2017 — Traditions, Activities, Day-By-Day Guide
Chinese New Year 2017 — Traditions, Activities, Day-By-Day Guide

Chinese New Year (within 15 days of February 5) is also called Spring Festival. It is the most important festival to Chinese people. Many activities are held to celebrate the festival, such as dragon dances, setting off firecrackers, making dumplings, etc.

Jan. 27, 2017 to Feb. 11, 2017
Qinhuai International Lantern Festival
Qinhuai International Lantern Festival

Location: Nanjing at the Confucius Temple in Jiangsu Province This interesting festival has a long history. It was traditionally held between the Chinese ...

Feb. 04, 2016 to Mar. 31, 2016
The Bird's Nest Ice and Snow Festival
The Bird's Nest Ice and Snow Festival

The Bird’s Nest Ice and Snow Festival, using the Beijing Olympics’ National Stadium as its main festival area, attracts millions of tourists every January and February. It is a Disney princess themed festival, designed by the National Stadium and Disney.

Jan. 01, 2016 to Feb. 28, 2016
Longqing Gorge Ice and Snow Festival
Longqing Gorge Ice and Snow Festival

Longqing Gorge Ice and Snow Festival is a smaller version of the Harbin Ice and Snow Festival, held from mid-January to the end of February. The theme changes every year, but tourists always have the chance to see massive, interesting, beautiful, and spectacular ice sculptures.

Jan. 09, 2016 to Feb. 27, 2016
Yuyuantan Park Ice and Snow Festival
Yuyuantan Park Ice and Snow Festival

In January, Yuyuantan Park hold its annual ice and snow festival, which is becoming larger each year. The festival provides many traditional and interesting winter activities like snow sledding, a maze, snow transporters, and a children’s world for visitors.

Jan. 2016
Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival 2017
Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival 2017

Massive ice sculptures in Harbin The annual Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival is Harbin's main tourist highlight. It started about 18 years ago, and has ...

Jan. 01, 2017 to Feb. 15, 2017
Labrang Thangka Festival in Xiahe
Labrang Thangka Festival in Xiahe

The Labrang Thangka Festival is an important festival at the old Labrang Monastery that was one of the six leading monasteries of the Geluk tradition ...

Feb. 20, 2016 to Feb. 19, 2016
The Hong Kong Arts Festival
The Hong Kong Arts Festival

The Hong Kong Art Festival has proved to be a unique yearly cultural feast for local and international tastes since it was founded in 1973. Numerous world-class music and dance performances are shown during the festival.

Feb. 16, 2017 to Mar. 18, 2017
Lantern Festival in Chengdu
Lantern Festival in Chengdu

The Lantern Festival officially ends the Lunar New Year celebration in China. While the Lantern Festival is held throughout the country, one of ...

Feb. 06, 2016 to Feb. 22, 2016
Zigong Lantern Festival
Zigong Lantern Festival

Zigong Lantern Festival As one of China's Historical and Cultural Cities, Zigong is called "Lantern Town of the South Kingdom". Zigong Lantern Festival ...

Feb. 08, 2016 to Feb. 13, 2016
The Lusheng Festival
The Lusheng Festival

The lusheng is a traditional Chinese reed instrument. Lusheng Festival in Kaili, Guizhou is the most influential and grandest of the Miao ethnicity festivals. The girls dress up in their best costumes and symbolic silver headdresses, while the boys carry their lusheng to play at the Lusheng Stadium.

Feb. 14, 2017 to Feb. 16, 2017
 Chinese New Year in Shanghai  — 2018
Chinese New Year in Shanghai — 2018

Chinese New Year (falling in January/February) is the most important festival for Chinese, and a good chance for foreigners to get first-hand experience of traditional Chinese culture. Shanghai has its own distinctive activities during Chinese New Year.

Feb. 15, 2018 to Feb. 21, 2018