Yongren County Festivals and Events

Yongren County is a typical multi-ethnic united county with a long history and culture and thick ethnic folklores. Various ethnic minorities have created colorful festivals in Yongren County. Besides, there are many activities and entertainments in Yongren County. We provide you with a brief view of them.

Festivals in Yongren County 

1. Embroidery Festival of Yi Ethnic Minority (彝族绣花节)

In order to excavate and protect the rich cultural resources of Lianchi, highlight the rich national cultural characteristics, carry forward and inherit excellent national culture, Lianchi Township holds Embroidery Festival on the 16th day of the first lunar month every year.

2. Saizhuang Festival of Yi Ethnic Minority (彝族赛装节)

The Festival has enjoyed a long history in Zhiju Village of Yongren County’s Zhonghe Town. Spent annually on lunar 15 January by the Yi ethnic people, it is a very important event for the Yis–especially young girls (Lipo in the Yi ethnic language) who get dressed early in the morning and throng into the fairground.

3. Luoshuidong Cherry Festival (落水洞樱桃节)

In order to strengthen the communication and cooperation between Yunnan and Sichuan Province, carry forward the culture of “Luoshuidong Cherry”, and promote the healthy development of national culture ecotourism. Every April "Cherry Culture Festival" is held at Luoshuidong in Weidi Township.

4. Torch Festival of Yi Ethnic Minority (彝族火把节)

Torch Festival falls on the 24th of the sixth lunar mouth. Several days before the festival, women and children will dye their their nails with balsam red to commemorate Madame Bojie, who searched for his dead husband in fie when Pi Luoge burnt Songming Tower during Nanzhao era and her fingers were covered with blood.

5. Pig-butchering Festival (彝族杀猪节)

Pig-butchering Festival, which is inherited from ancient times, is the first day of mice in winter and moon (lunar November) every year. It is held for three consecutive days.

Entertainment of Yongren County:

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

1. Tea House

Tea houses can be seen everywhere, local people will enjoy their time in these tea houses. we pick up some for tourists, such as Wenmiao Tea House(文庙茶楼).

2. KTV

If  tourists want to sing songs, there are some karaoke with good environment and service, such as Shenghuang KTV(盛KTV), Ouxinile KTV(欧西尼乐KTV).

3. Massage

Massage is a good way to comfort tired bodies, so we search some good massage houses for tourists, such as Zhongmaidaohe Massage(中脉道和), Longquan Massage(龙泉按摩).

4. Bar

Bars are another place to relax at night, we also search some romantic bars with cheap price, such as Yunhai Bar(云海酒吧) and Senlinyinxiang Bar(森林印象酒吧).

We provide tourists more information about entartainment of Yongren County.