Events

Snow sculpture

Longqing Gorge Ice and Snow Festival

Those in Beijing between January and March should pay a visit to the magical Longqing Gorge Ice and Snow Festival. The magical winter wonderland provides a fun day out for locals and tourists alike at the ice spectacle held annually just north...  see full details



Moon Festival

Moon Festival

One of China's most beloved cultural celebrations is the Moon Festival or Mid-Autumn Festival, marking the end of the harvest season. Celebrated during the full moon, the festival has been held annually since the Shang dynasty dating back about 3,000 years. It is now...  see full details



Runners on the Great Wall

Great Wall Marathon

The longest man-made structure in the world lends just a small portion of itself for one of the most beautiful and challenging races in the world. Apart from the full marathon, which is approximately 26.2 miles (42km), and half marathon which is about 13.1...  see full details



Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is a famously festive period. In Beijing it is a noisy, colourful, and riotous occasion. Boys and girls on stilts, life-sized puppets, and costumed carousers sing and dance in the streets. Not a whole lot of sleep is possible during...  see full details