Discover Taipei's Spring Festivals and Events


Celebrate the Vibrant Spring Season in Taipei

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1. Cherry Blossom Festival

Immerse yourself in the beauty of cherry blossoms at the annual Cherry Blossom Festival in Taipei. The streets and parks are adorned with stunning pink flowers, creating a magical atmosphere. Don't miss the opportunity to take a leisurely stroll or have a picnic under the blooming sakura trees.


2. Lantern Festival

Experience the enchanting Lantern Festival held in Taipei each spring. Discover a display of intricately designed lanterns, ranging from traditional to modern styles. Be amazed as thousands of illuminated lanterns light up the night sky, creating a truly mesmerizing spectacle that showcases Taiwanese culture and artistic talent.


3. Dragon Boat Festival

Join the excitement of the Dragon Boat Festival, one of Taipei's most popular traditional events. Watch as teams paddle vigorously down rivers to the sound of drums, in a thrilling race commemorating the ancient poet Qu Yuan. Don't forget to try zongzi, a traditional sticky rice dish wrapped in bamboo leaves.


4. Qingming Festival

Explore the traditional rituals and customs of the Qingming Festival in Taipei. This festival serves as an opportunity to honor ancestors, pay respects at graveyards, and enjoy the arrival of spring. Witness locals flying kites in the parks, leaving colorful strings decorating the clear sky.


5. Taipei Lantern Release

Participate in the Taipei Lantern Release, a serene and spiritual event where people release sky lanterns into the night sky. Write your wishes and aspirations on the lantern and watch as it floats away, symbolizing the letting go of worries and inviting good luck for the future.


6. Yangmingshan Flower Festival

Visit Yangmingshan National Park during the Flower Festival to witness a breathtaking display of colorful flowers in full bloom. Enjoy the vibrant azaleas, cherry blossoms, and calla lilies that cover the hillsides. Take a leisurely hike and relish the refreshing scent of spring in the air.


7. Yomitan Fireworks Festival

Experience the Yomitan Fireworks Festival, a mesmerizing spectacle that lights up the night sky. Watch as fireworks of various shapes and colors are launched over the Taipei skyline, accompanied by lively music and performances. Find a prime spot in the city and enjoy the stunning pyrotechnics.


8. Taipei Riverside Festival

Join the Taipei Riverside Festival, an event packed with fun activities for all ages. Riverside parks host a variety of performances, including live music, dance shows, and theatrical acts. Embark on a delightful river cruise or rent a bike to explore the scenic riverside paths at your own pace.


9. Taipei Zoo Lantern Festival

Visit the Taipei Zoo during the Lantern Festival to witness a magical display of lanterns featuring cute and exotic animals. Discover illuminated pathways adorned with animal-shaped lanterns and enjoy interactive exhibits. Take unforgettable photos and create lasting memories in this enchanting setting.


10. Taipei Arts Festival

Immerse yourself in the Taipei Arts Festival, a celebration of performing arts from around the world. Enjoy various theatrical performances, dance shows, concerts, and art exhibitions held in Taipei's renowned venues. Be captivated by the artistic talents and creativity of local and international artists.