Zhoushan Festivals and Events

Zhoushan has three major festivals: Shenjiamen Seafood Cuisine Culture Festival, Putuoshan South Sea Guanyin Culture Festival, Zhujiajian International Sand Sculpture Festival. These three festivals embody a concentrated reflection of Zhoushan islands’ famous coastal recreational fishery, Haitian Buddhist Guanyin culture and natural sand group. Other major festivals include the Fishing Culture Tourism Festival, the Cultural Seminar of Guanyin Culture, the Fishing Festival and the Xu Fu DongDu Festival.

  • China Putuoshan South Sea Guanyin Culture Festival
    Time: November
    Address: Putuo Mountain
    Main activities: There are great meetings and Buddhism concert, pilgrimage activities, lotus lantern festival, cultural seminar, Buddhism cultural travel products exhibition and a series of activities, attracting Guanyin disciple, Buddhist believers, pilgrim tourists at home and abroad gathering together.
  • Zhujiajian International Sand Sculpture Festival
    Time: July – October
    Add: Zhejiajian
    Main activities: Zhujiajian International Sand Sculpture Festival adopts the form of competition and exhibition and set a theme every year. The contestants will show their unique skills. There are also floats parade, island featured performances, seafood dishes and other activities.
  • China Xiushan Island Mud Slide Playing Culture Festival
    Time: July – August
    Add: Mud Sliding Theme Park
    Main activities: Windsurfing mud sliding, wooden basket mud sliding, mud sports competition, modern mud slimming, mud climbing, mud bath, mud therapy, mud fishing and other interesting and exciting projects.