Events in Shanghai
Chinese New Year (late January early February)
This is an extremely important festival in traditional Chinese culture where families gather to celebrate. The festival lasts for around a month and include several days of public holiday. The Chinese New Year is celebrated on the first day of the new lunar cycle and marks the end of winter and the beginning of spring.
National Day Holiday (October)
This festival is a day when the government plans a full day of public facing events/celebrations. It is the start of the Golden Week in Shanghai.
International Tea Festival (April or May)
If you love tea, you need to go here. This event started in the early nineties and has transformed into a world famous gathering of tea loversand traders. It attracts thousands of tourists who are seeking more information about tea in general. you can find all sorts of tea here and you can even watch customs like tea dancing.
Peach Blossom Festival (End of March, to early April)
Shanghai has been attracting visitors to its spring blossoms, which get more impressive with each passing year. During spring these parks become the center of attention for those who enjoy the sight of a lovely peach blossom.