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Full guide of 2018 Guangzhou Flower Market
Update: 2018-02-02     Source: newsgd.com

Are you looking forward to the Spring Festival?

Do you want to experience the atmosphere of Spring Festival in Guangzhou?

Then you can’t miss the annual flower markets in Guangzhou!

The annual Guangzhou flower markets will be held from Feb. 13th to 16th in 11 districts of Guangzhou, according to a press conference held by Guangzhou Municipal Government.

The 11 flower markets are:

Yuexiu flower market (from Xihu Lu to Jiaoyu Lu)

Liwan flower market (Liwan Bei Lu)

Haizhu flower market (Binjiang Xi Lu)

Tainhe flower market (Tianhe Sports Center)

Baiyun flower market (front square of Baiyun Wanda Plaza)

Haungpu flower market (Huangpu Sports Center)

Huadu flower market (Furong Lu)

Panyu flower market (Jisheng Wanke Square and Shengxing Lu)

Nansha flower market (between Shinan Lu, Huanshi Lu and Jinsha Lu)

Zengcheng flower market (Zengcheng Square)

Conghua flower market (Fengyunling Pingdi park)

Mysterious guests support 2018 Guangzhou flower markets

Furthermore, two lovely mascots of the flower market, Huahua and Chengcheng were unveiled at the press conference.

Huahua (R) and Chengcheng

Ye Zhenghua, designer of Huahua and Chengcheng, introduced that the lovely mascots are two puppies, whose images combine the elements of kapok, honoka and Spring Festival.

Ye Zhenghua introduced Huahua and Chengcheng on the press conference.

 

28-meter-high dog statue brings good luck to you

Moreover, on Feb 13th, a 28-meter-high lucky dog statue will be placed at Guangzhou International Media Harbor, which will break the world record created by Florentijn Hofman's Rubber Duck with the height of 26 meters.

28-meter-high dog statue will sit on the river side.

The lucky dog statue will hold a golden coin in its hands, expressing best wishes to people in the year of dog.

The best viewing points would be Canton Tower and the river bank at Huacheng Square.

Guangzhou bumps into Paris

An activity called “When Guangzhou bumps into Paris—night of enchanting flower city” lights and music show will be held in Paris, France.

Flower markets and Canton cuisine will be introduced and Paris citizens will be invited to celebrate and experience the Spring Festival in Guangzhou.

What’s more, twenty families from ten countries are invited to celebrate the Spring Festival in Guangzhou, including the family of the Vice Mayor of Athens Alexandros M. Modiano and the family of the Director of RCD Espanyol (football club of La Ligo) Antonio Alegre Puzo.

 

Here is the full guide of 2018 Guangzhou Flower Market

1. 2018 traditional Spring Festival flower fair

Venue: 11 districts

Time: From 8:30 a.m., Feb. 13th to 2:00 a.m. Feb. 16th.

Attention: Tianhe flower market will open from 8:30 a.m., Feb. 12th to 2:00 a.m., Feb. 16th with one day off on Feb.14th.

Panyu, Nansha and Conghua flower markets will last for six days, from 8:30 a.m., Feb. 10th to the midnight of Feb. 15th.

Zengcheng flower market will open from 9:00 a.m., Feb. 9th to 10:00 p.m., Feb. 15th.

Huadu flower market will operate from 8:30 a.m., Feb. 6th to 2:00 a.m., Feb. 16th.

2. Litchi Bay water flower market

Time: Feb. 8th, 2018 - Mar. 11th, 2018

Venue: Litchi Bay, Liwan Lake park

There will be magnificent shows performed on the water, forming the lively and happy atmosphere of the Spring Festival, including Piao Se, Cantonese opera and Cantonese art.

3. Yuexiu lantern show

Time: Feb. 8th, 2018 - Feb. 11th, 2018

Venue: Yuexiu Park

With the theme of “blossoming flower, glorious China”, the lantern show will last for 32 days. Nearly 80 groups will be displayed during the show.

4. 2018 spring festival parade

Time: Feb. 17th - Feb. 19th

Venue: Tianhe Sports Center

The parade will perform around the main streets of Tianhe district in the afternoon from Feb. 17th to Feb. 19th. The buses are decorated with fresh flowers.

5. Yuexiu Temple Fair

Time: Mar. 2nd - Mar. 8th, 2018

Venue: Zhongshan Lu, Beijing Lu, etc.

Visitors can experience traditional Cantonese culture.

6. Light and Music Show

Time: Feb. 12th - Mar. 2nd

Venue: Huacheng Square

The show will be performed from 19:15 to 22:00 every night from Feb. 12th to Mar. 2nd. The show will interact with the light show of Canton Tower, light on Liede Bridge, forming a wonderful visual experience.

What’s more, buses decorated with flowers will travel around Huacheng Square and Haixinsha.

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