Heqing County Festivals and Events

In Heqing County, Bai ethnic minority created brilliant culture and customs, among which the unique traditional festivals of Bai people enjoy good fame and attract tourists home and abroad to visit.

Visiting Three Spirits

Visiting Three Spirits is a grand big festival held by Bai people to pray for rain and luck and worship their patron god. 

‣ Third Month Fair(March Fair)

The Third Month, dated back to the Tang Dynasty, falls from the 15th to 21st of the third lunar month. It was developed from a temple fair of Goddess of Mercy to commercial market.

‣ Qingguniang Festival

It is the 15th day of the first lunar month. Qingqing Festival is a commemorative song and dance festival for Bai women.

‣ Pear Blossom Festival

The Pear Blossom Festival is a traditional festival of the Bai people, which is held every year when the pear blossoms are in full bloom. People are in groups of family and friends gather together, have come to the pear garden for a picnic, and hold activities.