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Shanghai attractions and activities abound for those in the city on vacation


For those who want to avoid traveling during the upcoming National Day holiday starting October 1, Shanghai’s tourist attractions and parks have cooked up a feast of activities.

More than 60 activities will be organized throughout the city during the holidays for residents and tourists, the Shanghai Culture and Tourism Administration said on Wednesday.

A musical party will be held at Sinan Mansions throughout the holiday.

The Fuxing Art Festival has started in the Hengfu Historical and Cultural Area (Hengshan-Fuxing Road) and will continue until October 7.

With musical and architectural themes, it offers street jazz music, music-themed walking tours, and excursions in search of the Fuxing Cat, the sculptural mascot of the Fuxing Art Festival. People are also welcome to paint the cat to add color.

Shanghai Daguanyuan (Grandview Garden) will stage performances of traditional Chinese opera.

People can taste xiaolong, steamed buns known for their tasty pork filling, and visit a xiaolong cultural exhibition in Nanxiang Scenic Area.

A temple fair and a lively Chinese-style music festival are some of the activities.

Zhujiajiao Watertown Music Festival will take place from October 5-7.

On the 119th floor of the Shanghai Tower Observatory, art exhibitions will be held during the first three days of the vacation.

Street dance competitions and magic shows will delight visitors to Shanghai Happy Valley during the holidays.

The Shanghai Cheongsam Culture Art Festival will blend traditional and modern fashion at the Shanghai Film Park.

An exhibition of autumn flowers is underway in Pujiang Rural Park, while the Sheshan Forest Tourism Festival has also started.

Chongming National Forest Park will be the venue for an autumn forest music festival, barbecues and camping from October 2-4.

Chenshan Botanical Garden has been transformed into a sea of ​​sunflowers. It will host 14 musical opera performances during the holidays. These include instrumental music, musical pieces, and operas, and some are suitable for children.

Several concerts will be organized in the garden between October 1 and 4 with yoga and meditation included. The musical event also includes greenhouse concerts from October 1 to 5. There will also be a camping festival in the Yangtze River Delta.

Street performances will take place at Baixi Park.

A fishing culture festival will be presented at the fishing village of Jinshanzui, and visitors are invited to learn to weave fishing nets and make lanterns. They can stay with local fishermen.

A water curtain light show will light up the sky at Haichang Ocean Park. A detailing show hanfu, traditional clothing of the Han Chinese people and an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) performance are also on the program.

Landscape lights will be on in key scenic areas, architecture, and along the city’s water features between 6:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m. from September 30 to October 7.

But there is no light show on the Bund during the holidays.