New Year Celebrations in Chengdu

Authors: Go Chengdu

2016-12-29

Let us enter a new chapter of life, accompanied by the colorful lights and colorful activities of the city.
All the memories of the past days, sweet or bitter, come back to us as the year of 2016 is coming to a close and opening up new encounters in the new year. New days and new opportunities, the year of 2017 will bring us new changes, and all of us, just like this changing city, will always be full of hope, energy and vitality.
So, let us enter a new chapter of life accompanied by the colorful lights and colorful activities of the city.




Shopping Malls
A shopping spree will sweep across the city as it sees the festively decorated malls, emporiums, boutiques, supermarkets and department stores crowded with people before the Spring Festival, the New Year of Chinese lunar calendar.
PANDUCK, B. Duck dressed up as a panda, in IFS.
LINE FRIENDS in Joy City
BABY MILO in Sino-Ocean Taikoo Li Chengdu


Lanterns Festivals
Lanterns Festivals in Chengdu, are popular with local families during the Spring Festival.
Light Show in Happy Valley
The Happy Valley Light Show is staged at 36 sites in the park and will last till February 28, 2017.
Chengdu Panda Lanterns Show
The 49th Chengdu Panda Lanterns Show will be held from Jan. 20 at Qicai Tianye in Jinjiang District to exhibit an amazing show that combines science, technology and fashion.
Lanterns Festival in Dayi
Starting from the Dec. 1, 2016, the first Lanterns Festival held in Qingxia Town, Dayi County is themed by mushroom picking in "Fantasy Forest" and will last in Feb. 15, 2017.


Activities
Plenty activities to celebrate the new year in the city are waiting for your participation:
RUN into the New Year!

Time:08:30-11:00 Jan. 1, 2017

Add:South Renmin Rd. (along a course from Tianfu Square to 1st Ring Road)

2017 Sichuan & Chengdu Mass Jogging·47th Chengdu New Year' s Day Cross-Country Race
The event consists of jogging and running race. Anyone aged from 13 to 60 is able to participate in the jogging.
Mutton Tourism Festival

Time:2016.12.21 - 2017.01.19

Add:Jianyang

The on-going 13th Jianyang Mutton Tourism Festival will last till Jan. 19, 2017, offering activities such as a food carnival, tea culture experience, mutton tasting and hiking.
A trip to Old Towns
Huanglongxi Ancient Town, Jiezi Old Town, Shangli Ancient Town...old towns in and around Chengdu are the exciting escapes for us to see the traditions and find interesting stories behind them.



Start!
Go climbing, skiing and hiking...go to the places you once planned but have missed in past. Wish you a Happy New Year, new plans and new successes in this city!
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