Lantern Festival

Cultural in Shanghai

The Lantern Festival falls on the 15th day of the first lunar month (2 March 2018, 19 February 2019). Families make yuán xiāo (also called tāng yuán; delicious dumplings of glutinous rice with a variety of sweet fillings) and sometimes hang paper lanterns. It’s a colourful time to visit Yùyuán Gardens.