A grand festive event — the 2019 Haitang Bay Temple Fair — will be held on Ocotober 12th, 2019 at Longhai Township in Sanya.

The event is a public festival featuring lantern exhibitions, local culture performances, folk activities, and games open to the public.

2019 Haitang Bay Temple Fair


Date: October 12th, 2019

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Venue: Longhai Stylish Township in Haitang District海棠区龙海风情小镇

Transport: Bus Route 23, 33, Haitang Line 1 and Haitang Line 2

At Longhai Township in Haitang Bay, the day will include a series of festive activities and events, including a grand opening ceremony, “guess-the-lantern” riddles, a lantern parade, a cultural heritage exhibition, and more. The events are bound to create a great cultural atmosphere for all.

1.Grand Opening Ceremony

2. “Guess-the-lantern” riddles

There are different riddles hidden in the lanterns — riddles full of fun and wisdom.

3. Lantern parade

The lantern parade is an ancient tradition of the Temple Fair. Visitors will receive a lantern, or you can bring your own.

4. Intangible art & craft exhibition

5. Old fashioned games and outdoor cinema

Visitors can take part in some very well-known and old fashioned games, such as noodles, chicken vs. eagle, beanbag, and rubbers…Perhaps these games don’t have English names, but they have provided treasured childhood memories for many generations of people in China.

6. Street art show

7. Passport of the temple fair

Visitors can get a free “Passport of the Temple Fair,” which you can use to collect stamps for different activities. This is probably the best souvenir a temple visitor could get!

8. Time post office

This is a special post office where you can send messages to the future.

9. Food Carnival

Here you can try delicious local Hainanese food.

10. Legend stories

 11. Traditional dance show