Halong Bay Festivals
Halong Bay Festivals is very diverse with both traditional and modern festivals. Traditional festivals such as Cua Ong Festivals, Tra Co Festivals, etc. are featuread with long-lasting tradition and religion of local inhabitants on Halong Bay. Especially, in late-April to early-May, tourists coming to Halong Bay will have chance to enjoy colorful and bustling atmosphere of "Halong Carnival", the biggest annual festival in Halong.
Yen Tu Festival is held at Yen Tu Mountain, Uong Bi Town, Quang Ninh Province. The festival is from the 10th day of the first lunar month to the end of the third lunar month.
Cua Ong Festival is annually held in Cua Ong Temple, Quang Ninh Province. It last from the second day of the firth lunar month to the end of the third lunar month of the year.
Quan Lan Festival is celebrated at Dinh Wharf on Quan Lan Island, Van Don District, Quang Ninh Province. The festival lasts ten days, from the 10th day to the 20th day of the sixth lunar month.
Tra Co Festival takes place yearly in Tra Co Communal House in Mong Cai Town, Quang Ninh Province. The festival is held in a week, from the 30th day of the fifth lunar month to the 6th day of the sixth lunar month.
Bach Dang Festival is a traditional festival held yearly on the eighth day of the forth lunar month. The festival takes place in Tran Hung Dao Temple and Vua Ba Temple (Female King Temple) in Yen Hung District, Quang Ninh Province.
"Halong Carnival" is the biggest annual festival in Halong which attracts a huge number of tourists each year. Tourists coming to Halong Bay will be dazzled by colorful and bustling atmosphere of this carnival festival. Halong Carnival has become an excellent tourism product in Halong.