The city’s premier party draws more than three million tipplers every August. It's not just Tsingtao on the menu, so expect a galaxy of international and domestic brands.
The cherry blossoms explode with colour in Zhōngshān Park around April, bring splashes of colour to Qīngdǎo's oldest and largest park.
Watch (or join) the regattas and windsurfing by the Olympic Sailing Center every August/September.
The city glows two weeks after the Lunar New Year/Spring Festival in February/March during this nationwide festival.