The 2018 (19th) Hainan International Tourism Island Carnival is set to be held from November 24th to December 31st this year.

The city of Haikou was chosen to host the opening of the Hainan Carnival on the morning of November 24th. Sanya will serve as the host city for the closing ceremony on December 31st.

The carnival will be divided into three parts, namely, Carnival Haikou, Carnival Celebrations at Sub-venues, and Holistic Tourism Carnival Month.

The month-long carnival will feature over 120 events across the island, attracting a record number of participants from home and abroad.

The festival aims to create a platform for showing off the latest developments in Hainan’s tourism industry, promoting new tourism products, and exploring new tourism routes.

Haikou will be the main venue for this year’s carnival, and the cities and counties of Sanya, Wanning, Lingshui, Danzhou, and Qionghai will hold supporting events in celebration of the carnival.