Events and Festivals in Shanghai, China

Events and Festivals in Shanghai

  • Longhua Temple Fair (Longhua Ancient Town, Shanghai, March): A celebration of Buddhist culture in Longhua, street entertainment, music, art, and the gathering of peach blossoms.
  • Shanghai Internation Tea Festival (April): Get together with hundreds of thousands of tea lovers and try everything that the beverage has to offer.
  • Shanghai Tourism Festival (September): All over the city the government welcomes foreign and native visitors alike, with traditional Chinese entertainment, folklore tours, parades and more. And don't forget the fireworks which are spectacular.
  • Shanghai International Art Festival: Take place in October.
  • Shanghai Oranges Festival: Take place in October.
  • Shanghai International Magic Festival: Take place in October.
  • Shanghai International Tourism Trade Fair: Take place in October.
  • Shanghai Asian Music Festival: Take place in November.
  • Shanghai Arts Fair: Take place in November.

Off the Beaten Path

  • Nanyang Village (Songjiang District): Get away from the metropolis and enjoy the lotus blossoms in bloom in August, at Nanyang Village. You can learn to fish, and learn a little about rural life in China whilst taking in spectacular views.
  • Dayu Village (Malu Grape Theme Park): Or head out into the wilds and learn something about China's wine culture, and if that's not enough there's a great little community of artists both foreign and local hanging out here too.

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