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Activities available during Labor Day in Downtown Hangzhou 2019-07-16

Labor Day is a holiday celebrated on May 1 in China. It’s a national holiday for Chinese who can enjoy three days off from May 1 to May 3. During the holiday, in Hangzhou, there are many colorful activities available.


West Lake Scenic Area
1. The 3rd Hangzhou West Lake China Rose Exhibition
Time: 4.25-5.2
Venue: Guo Villa (郭庄)
Admission : 10 Yuan
Introduction: During the exhibition, over 200 species of China Rose will show their beauty.

2. Learning More about West Lake Longjing Tea
Time: 5.1—5.3 (A reservation is required.)
Venue: China Tea Museum
Admission: 100 Yuan / person

3. Flower Exhibition in Wansong Academy
Time: 5.1-5.3
Venue: Wansong Academy
Admission: 10 percent off

4. Climbing Jade Emperor Mountain
Time: 5.1-5.3
Venue: Jade Emperor Mountain
Admission: 10 percent off

5. The Opening Ceremony of White Pagoda Park
Time: 5.1-5.3
Venue: White Pagoda Park (白塔公园)
Admission: free

6. Spring Wild Flowers Festival
Time: 4.27-6.15
Venue: Jiangyangfan Eco Park (江洋畈生态公园)
Introduction: viewing wild flowers and watching butterflies.

7. Spring Camp Festival
Time: 5.1-6.15
Venue: Jiangyangfan Eco Park
Introduction: Learn more about wetlands in Zhejiang Museum of Natural History, harvesting vegetables in Eight Diagrams Field (八卦田), going camping on Zuixia Hill (醉霞坡) and watching various rare birds in Jiangyangfan Eco Park.

8. Hangzhou Opera and Yue Opera Show
Time: Hangzhou Opera — 9 am on May 3; Yue Opera — 9 am on May 4 and 5
Venue: Yellow Dragon Cave
Admission: 20 percent off

9. Torch Festival
Time: 4.5-6.15
Venue: Song Dynasty Town
Introduction: The highlight of the festival is Fire Worship Ceremony which combines dancing, magic, acrobatics etc.

10. Tea Tasting Festival
Time: 4.1-5.31
Venue: Bailongtan Scenic Area (白龙潭景区)
Admission: 60 Yuan per person
Introduction: Visitors can taste a cup of Longjing Tea for free.



The Grand Canal Scenic Area
1. Boxwood Carving Exhibition
Time: 4.30-5.18
Venue: Hangzhou Arts and Crafts Museum (杭州工艺美术博物馆)

2. Creative Handicrafts Fair
Time: 5.1-5.3 (9.30 am — 4:30 pm)
Venue: China Fan Museum

3.  Chinese Handicrafts DIY
Time: 5.1-5.3 (9:30 am- 11:30 am; 1:30 pm-4 pm)
Venue: China Arts and Crafts Museum, China Knives and Scissors and Swords Museum, China Umbrella Museum and China Fan Museum


Gongshu District (拱墅区)
The 5th Hangzhou Gongshu District and the Grand Canal Food Festival
Time: 4.18-5.5
Venue: Dadou Street (大兜路), Xiaohe Straight Street (小桥西直街河路) etc


Xihu District (西湖区)
1. Opera
Time: 5.1-5.3
Venue: Xixi National Wetland Park

2. Xixi Flower Festival (西溪花朝节)
Time: 4.2-5.11
Venue: Green Causeway (绿堤)
Introduction: It’s a popular festival celebrating the birthday of all flowers.

3. “A Paradise Lost – the old Summer Palace” Exhibition
Time: 4.4-5.11
Venue: Westbrook (西溪天堂)

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