Do Not Miss 2017 Mid-Autumn Festival

The Mid-Autumn Festival (traditional Chinese:中秋节) is a harvest festival celebrated by ethnic Chinese and Vietnamese people. The festival is held on the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar with full moon at night, it falls on October 4, 2017, with full moon at night.The temperature in these month changes from around 22 degrees to 12 degrees from day to night. During the day time it is still warm, but in the morning and evening it will be cool. So remember to take a light coat with you while visit Beijing in autumn.

 

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1. Experience Mid-Autumn Festival with the Locals

On this traditional Chinese festival, Chinese people will eat the moon cakes, and gather with family or friends to enjoy the full moon. For tourists, visiting Hutong is one of the best way to experience the festival with a local family. Also, there are lantern shows held in some parks, you can go to join the locals to enjoy the wonderful shows.

2. Learn more about the Moon at Beijing Planetarium

Since the Mid-August Festival is a festival about the moon, it is an interesting option for family visiting Beijing with kids to pay a visit to Beijing Planetarium. Beijing Planetarium is a national natural science museum, which offers many science exhibition and interactive experience, through which children can learn more about astronomy.

Do not worry for this Beijing Private Tour without gain. Beijing English Tour Guide is welcomed to tell about the city’s history and meet your needs.

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