Chinese New Year
Expect fireworks, lantern display, and festivities taking place in temples and gardens.Date: 22 January 2023 - 05 February 2023
Venue: Throughout Shanghai especially in temples and parks.
Longhua Temple Fair
This fair, held in Shanghai on the third day of the third lunar month (late March or April), takes place at one of Shanghai's largest and oldest Buddhist temples. Expect stalls selling snacks and various artistic performances.Date: 22 April 2023 - 22 April 2023
Venue: Longhua Temple.
Shanghai International Film Festival
With a screening programme of close to 1,000 films by filmmakers and directors from all over the world, this is one of the biggest events of its kind in China. The festival, first held in 1993, is a juried competition with prizes awarded in five main areas of competition.Date: 01 June 2023 - 30 June 2023
(Date to be confirmed)
Venue: Various venues in Shanghai.