Many people go to traditional temple fairs during the Spring Festival for ritual praying, entertainment, snacks, and buying crafts. They’re a window into the past and a great opportunity to experience local culture and traditions. Traditional cultural performances such as playing diabolo, traditional magic, puppet shows and so on can be seen. Besides, people can buy all kinds of daily things at very low prices and have a fun day out (if you’re not afraid of crowds).
The 2019 Chengdu Grand Temple Fair of Wuhou Temple and the Jihai Tour runs from February 3rd to Feb 10th. Including activities like an amusement park, opera, dance and aerobatic performances, the fair is bound to make you feel alive with Chinese spirit. An array of unique handicrafts and delicious food and snacks will
The main stage of the Wuhou Temple Fair will put on several award-winning performances including two sets of dances of Sichuan Opera, several local bands and three bands from Europe will perform. Here you can shop for some trinkets and gorge on local snacks. If you’re stuck at home and want to experience a festive day out look no further.
The most exciting part, though, is the Lantern Festival, set to get an upgrade to include the traditional Zodiac lanterns and Three Kingdoms themed lanterns, as well as new flower lanterns, waterfall lanterns and animal lanterns.
Wuhou Temple 武侯祠
Wuhou Street No. 231/ 武侯街231号
How to get there?
Line 3 • Gaoshengqiao
For other Activities to do during 2019 Chinese New Year in Chengdu, click here.
- 金牛区金府路889号, Jinniu, Sichuan,
- 成都东郊记忆国际艺术展览中心, 跳蹬河街道 / Tiaodenghe, Sichuan,
- 红照壁街, Chengdu, Sichuan,