Songming County Festivals and Events

Tourists who come to Songming County are not only can experience the beauty of this area, they also can enjoy all kinds of festivals and activities here. What's more, there are many entertainment for tourist to relax themselves. We lists some important festivals and activities for tourists.

Festivals of Songming County:

Dragon Boat Festival

The Dragon Boat Festival, also called the Duanwu Festival, is celebrated on the fifth day of the fifth month according to the Chinese calendar. This festival is to commemorate the death of QU Yuan, an upright and honest poet and statesman who is said to have committed suicide by drowning himself in a river.

Torch Festival

It is a grandest event of Yi ethnic minority, local Yi people will celebrate it on the 24th day of lunar June in Shilin Country. They gather and collected torch together into an burning tower, then sing and dance around the torch tower.

Folk Song Festival

"Folk Song Festival" will be held in Haichao Temple of Niulanjiang Town on the 15th and 16th of the first month of each year to fully demonstrate the folk customs and cultural charm of the original ecology. With the development of the "Folk Song Festival" activities over the years, the level of the contestant singer continues to improve, the activity is more professional, more scale.

Performances of Songming County:

A Festive Latern Festival Activity(龙腾狮跃闹元宵)

Every year on the 16th of the first month, the “Yunlin Cup” Dragon and Lion Competition is held in the Temple of Dharma, hoping to bring a festive atmosphere to the public at the beginning of the year. After 2010, it was renamed the Dragon Lion Race, which was held in Lanmao Square, attracting the attention of more spectators and highlighting the lively atmosphere and festive joy.

March Bibcock Festival(三月龙头节)

January 13 to 17 every year, March Bibcock Festiva is held the Yang Lin land main mountain contiguous ceremony in Xiaohedi Village of Yanglin Community.

Entartainment of Songming County:

 After a day of journey, We find some leisure and entertainment for tourst to relieve you for a day's exhaustion.


If  tourists want to sing songs, there are some karaoke with good environment and service, such as Windsor KTV, Top One KTV.


Massage is a good way to comfort tired bodies, so we search some good massage houses for tourists, such as Jiuen Massage(救恩按摩), Hemu Spa(和木养生馆).


Chic bars are another place to relax at night, we also search some romantic bars with cheap price, such as V Bar(V 清吧), Babi Bar(芭比).