Chinese Festivals and Events

China Festivals in March

By Kelly PangUpdated Mar. 18, 2021

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.

China's Lantern Festival — Traditions, Activities
China's Lantern Festival — Traditions, Activities

The Lantern Festival is traditionally the last day of the Chinese New Year period (within 15 days of February 26). It became a festival about 2,000 years ago. During the Lantern Festival, thousands of millions of festive lanterns strengthen the enchanting atmosphere of the festival in China.

Easter In China
Easter In China

In China, Easter is only a special holiday for the Catholics, Orthodox and most established Christian churches. Millions of Christians celebrate in some ...

Women's Day in China
Women's Day in China

Every year, China celebrates International Women's Day on March 8. Slightly different from the day's original focus of celebrating women's economic, ...

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 ...

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.

The Zhuang Song Festival (San Yue San)
The Zhuang Song Festival (San Yue San)

The Zhuang Song Festival is an important festival for Zhuang People. The Zhuang Song Festival is also known as San Yue San, which means 'Third Month's ...

Shanghai Peach Blossom Festival
Shanghai Peach Blossom Festival

During Shanghai Peach Blossom Festival, held in March and April, visitors can enjoy beautiful peach blossom and Chinese culture at the same time. Many ethnic folk musicians perform traditional Chinese music plays in a park called Chengbei Folk Peach Orchard.

Guangzhou's Spring Festival Flower Fair
Guangzhou's Spring Festival Flower Fair

Guangzhou, also known as "Flower City", holds a yearly Spring Festival Flower Fair that attracts millions of people from home and abroad. The streets are decorated with numerous fragrant and beautiful flowers.

Polo Birth Festival Temple Fair
Polo Birth Festival Temple Fair

Polo Birth Temple Fair has been one of the largest folk fairs in China since about 1,900 years ago. It is a temple fair linked with an interesting legend of a magic rooster called Polo. People who go to the fair can buy a paper Polo chicken.

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