Events and Festivals in Foshan
- May: The annual Dragon boat festival is celebrated on the5th of May every year on the Chinese lunar calendar commemorating the patriotic poet Qu Yuan, who lived about 2500 years ago. It is a spectacular event where dragon boats are raced down the river with thousands of on-lookers. If you’re interested in witnessing this grandeur, then plan your trip during the month of May.
- Also, the city hosts an Annual Spring and Flower market along the delta of River Zhejiang. A lot of locals and visitors come to the market and purchase the beautiful flowers and wish good luck to one another.