Chinese Festivals and Events

China Festivals in June

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.

Father's Day in China
Father's Day in China

In Mainland China, Father's Day (the third Sunday in June) is almost unknown. It isn't a public holiday, but expats in China might celebrate it. Perhaps ...

Saga Dawa Festival
Saga Dawa Festival

Saga Dawa Festival is celebrated on the fifteenth day of the fourth month of the Tibetan calendar. This festival honors the whole life of Shakyamuni Buddha. Massive activities, including going to temples, praying, and lighting plenty of butter lamps, are held.

The Hong Kong 'Tuen Ng' Dragon Boat Festival
The Hong Kong "Tuen Ng" Dragon Boat Festival

Tuen ng means 'dragon boat' in Cantonese. The annual Hong Kong Tuen Ng Festival is one of the world's largest dragon boat race events. Different dragon boat activities are held during the festival. It is a unique chance for tourists to experience local customs.

Dragon Boat Racing in Fenghuang Ancient Town
Dragon Boat Racing in Fenghuang Ancient Town

Video about "Dragon Boat Festival" watch more videos » Dragon boat racing is a traditional annual activity in Fenghuang Ancient Town, held during the ...

Xinjin Dragon Boat Race
Xinjin Dragon Boat Race

Video about "Dragon Boat Festival" watch more videos » Xinjin is an ideal place for holding the Dragon Boat Festival due to its wide river, where ...

The Dragon Canoe Festival of the Miao Ethnic People
The Dragon Canoe Festival of the Miao Ethnic People

Dragon Canoe Festival is one of the four important traditional festivals of the Miao people. Large-scale traditional activities are held during the festival, including dragon boat races, canoe races, and post-race events.

Shangri-la Horse Race Festival
Shangri-la Horse Race Festival

As a legal holiday and the most ceremonious traditional folk festival for the ethnic people living in Diqing, Shangri-la Horse Race Festival is held ...

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