Festivals & Celebrations

Ditan Spring Festival Cultural Temple Fair
What’s On: Since the first such temple fair was held in 1985, the Ditan Spring Festival Cultural Temple Fair has become an indispensable activity in Beijing during the Spring Festival. The main contents include the performance of offering sacrifices to Earth, Beijing folk custom arts, varied and rich theatrical performances, the display of traditional folk arts from other parts of the country, and a large ice sculpture exhibition.
Time: From the first day to the seventh day of the first lunar month.

Exhibition of Chrysanthemums
What’s On: The chrysanthemum is the city flower of Beijing. Until now, Beijing has celebrated the festival for more than 20 years. During the festival, a wide variety of chrysanthemums are on display; the artistic arrangement of flowers is performed; and a chrysanthemum contest is held.
Time: November Venue: The Botanical Garden in the north of the Beihai Park, Beijing.

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