Zhangjiakou Festivals and Events

Zhangjiakou Festivals and Events introduce a brief introduction of festivals and activities and tell travelers Top Things to Do for Zhangjiakou festivals Tours and important Zhangjiakou events and activities including Exhibition, Conference, Trade Show, Expositions and Trade Fairs, especially Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics in Zhangjiakou.

Festivals in Zhangjiakou

Bashang Grassland Tourism Festival

Time: early July each year, lasting about 3 months

The Bashang Grassland Tourism Festival in Zhangjiakou, China, sponsored by Hebei Provincial Tourism Bureau and Zhangjiakou Municipal Government, is an important tourism festival in Zhangjiakou summer. It is held alternately in Zhangbei County and Guyuan County in early July each year. The grassland tourism festival lasts for 3 months and the theme of the activity is "walk into the green, meet on the grassland". The purpose is to create a tourism brand of "cool summer in Bashang" through holding the tourism festival, further improve the popularity of eco-tourism, promote the rapid development of the whole city's economy, and make Zhangjiakou tourism go to the whole country and the world.


Large-scale art concert, tourism product promotion meeting, "prairie night" large-scale bonfire party; A series of activities including large-scale performance of folk customs, exhibition of cultural relics, photography exhibition, etc.

Chinese Huailai Grape Picking Festival

Time: from mid-September to mid-October 

The Chinese Huailai Grape Picking Festivalsponsored by Zhangjiakou Municipal People's Government is held in Huailai County from mid-September to mid-October every year. The theme of the activity is "tasting Huailai grape wine, meeting bordeaux in China". The aim is to fully display the achievements of Huailai county's agricultural industrialization through grape picking and wine display activities, to expand the popularity and influence of Huailai county's wine enterprises in the country, and to speed up the process of Huailai tourism and grape industrialization.


During the festival, there are a series of activities such as theatrical performances, promotion of tourism routes in the hometown of grape, wine forum summit, project investment promotion conference, etc.

Chongli Ski Travel Month

Time: from January to February

Chongli Ski Travel Month in Zhangjiakou is held in Chongli in Zhangjiakou from January to February each year. The three-month Chongli Ski Tourism Month in Zhangjiakou aims to give full play to Hebei's advantages in winter ski tourism resources, fill in the gaps in winter ice and snow tourism projects, and promote the healthy and rapid development of tourism and nationwide fitness activities. Chongli District has built 7 large-scale snow fields and 169 snow lanes with 162 kilometers, becoming one of the largest ski areas in China and attracting ski enthusiasts from all over the world. 


Many top international professional events and mass skiing events at home and abroad will be held. Cultural and recreational activities such as Mengma Ice and Snow Festival, Huadu Snow Garden Ice and Snow Carnival, Ice Sculpture snow sculpture Exhibition, New Year's Fair, "Laba" Worship Ritual Folk Culture Festival, Worship Ritual Temple Fair, etc. will also be interspersed during various competitions.

Wanquan Community Fire

Time: during the Spring Festival and Lantern Festival

Every year during the Spring Festival and Lantern Festival, Wanquan County in Hebei Province holds large-scale folk art activities, which are called Wanquan Community Fire. 


Its activities include going to the venue, setting stakes, running as shaped like the Chinese character, running like fish in the sea, shadowboxing, etc. These performances are usually held in the streets, while the crowd is watching nearby, which is very lively.

Zhangjiakou New Year Customs International Tourism Festival

Time: From lunar December to January

As the opening day of the 2022 Winter Olympics coincides with the fourth day of the first month of the Chinese lunar calendar, Zhangjiakou City, as the main venue for snow sports events in the Winter Olympics, will fully display the rich and colorful Chinese culture, especially the lunar customs culture, to athletes, spectators and media reporters around the world. Zhangjiakou City has been carrying out a series of cultural activities of "China's Prosperous Year" since the Spring Festival in 2018, organically combining Zhangjiakou's profound historical background, rich and colorful folk culture, passionate ice and snow sports and warm Spring Festival.


The new year's customs series activities mainly include Yuxian's new year's customs series activities, the ancient city's new year's goods and folk custom collection activities, "a tour of the ancient city's goods in the new year" activities, the new year's shopping festival, fireworks display activities, etc., as well as the rich and colorful new year's goods collection activities such as the sale of agricultural products, the exhibition of featured small commodities, the folk custom exhibition, the childhood game experience, etc.

Edited by Hellen He/何琴