The coastal province Shandong is not only friendly, but also unique. Each city has its own culture, customs and festivals, attracting many visitors to join in the grant events. Personally, I like traveling Shandong very much, it is better for 6-8 days’ fun.
Qingdao International Beer Festival
Place: Qingdao City, Shandong Province
Time: The second weekend of August. The coming 24th Qingdao International Beer Festival is to be held from August 9 to August 24, 2014.
The Qingdao Beer Festival, which started back in 1991, lasts for two weeks and begins with a grand opening ceremony, followed by beer tasting, evening entertainment, drinking competitions, and concluded with a themed final ceremony. Besides beer there’s tons of food, both Chinese and Western, to gorge on when you get the munchies.
Other sites to see in Qingdao: Besides have fun in the Qingdao beer festival, you could also explore this beautiful seaside city like Tsingtao Brewery Museum, Zhanqiao Pier, Little Qingdao Isle, Badaguan Scenic Resort, and Mount Lao. >> 3 Days Qingdao Beer & Seaside Festival
Taishan Mountain International Climbing Festival
Place: Tai’an City, Shandong Province
Time: mid-September every year
Mount Tai International Mountaineering Festival is held in September every year since 1987. Both individual and team registration are accepted. It consists of 5km climb for seniors group (591 steps and 800 meters high), 7.7km climb for middle-aged group (5884 steps and 1400 meters high) and 8.5 km climb for youth group (6566 steps and 1545 meters high). It will be cool experience to climb the Leader of the Five Sacred Mountains in China. >> 2 Days Most Classic Mount Tai Climbing Tour
Other sites to see near Mount Tai: Dai Temple
Qufu International Confucius Culture Festival
Place: Qufu City, Shandong Province
Time: Sept.26 – 28 every year
Qufu International Confucius Culture Festival is held every year from September 26 to 28 in Qufu City, hometown of Confucius. Confucius (551-479 BC) was born on September 28th in Qufu, Shandong Province. Celebrations include a grand ceremony of worshipping Confucius, performances at the Temple of Confucius and the Cemetery of Confucius and occasionally a Kungfu competition. These performances are often accompanied with ancient music and dance, which are performed in an ornate manner. >> 4 Days Cultural Discovery in Jinan, Taishan & Qufu
Weifang International Kite Festival
Place: Weifang City, Shandong Province
Time: April 20 – 25 every year
Weifang is known as the Kite Capital of the World for people consider Weifang to be the birthplace of kites. During the festival, you could attend the opening ceremony, join actual kite flying competitions, visit Weifang Kites Museum and to know kite history, visit Yangjiabu Folk Culture View Garden to see how kites are made. All about kite, all about fun! >> 2 Days Weifang Kite Culture & Festival Tour
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