2016 Mid-Autumn Festival falls on September 15th. The holiday lasts from September 15th to 17th.
Due to the pleasant autumn weather this is a peak time for travel. Welcome to China and explore
the traditional folk customs of this interesting festival!
Falling on the 15th day of the 8th month according to the Chinese lunar calendar, the Mid-Autumn
Festival is the second grandest festival after the Spring Festival in China. It takes its name
from the fact that it is always celebrated in the middle of the autumn season. The day is also
known as the Moon Festival, as at that time of the year the moon is at its roundest and brightest.