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Major events & festivals in Sanya, what’s on in Oct to Dec

Updated: 2017-10-23 16:11:32

Sanya, the southernmost tropical coastal tourist city on Hainan Island, is attracting more and more tourists from around the globe due to its rich tourism resources and a series of engaging events and festivals held throughout the year.

Here is a list of tourism-related events and festivals in Sanya in October to December 2017.


Sanya Light Running at Luhuitou Park / 三亚鹿回头景区荧光夜跑
Date: October 1st, 2017
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Venue: Luhuitou Park / 鹿回头景区




Lace up your running shoes and prepare to be part of the ultimate party run of this year in Sanya. The Sanya Light Running is slated for October 1st, 2017 at the Luhuitou Park, and registration is now open.
Luhuitou Park is inviting 500 people to take part in what’s truly sure to be a fun run. Along with the race there will be an ultimate party filled with music, glow lightings and DJs that will rev up your night.


2017 Hainan Open / 2017海南公开赛暨欧巡挑战赛

Date: October 9th to 15th, 2017
Venue: Sanya Luhuitou Golf Club / 三亚鹿回头高尔夫球会
Address: 1, Guoling Road, Luhuitou Development District, Sanya三亚市鹿回头开发区果岭路1号




The 2017 Hainan Open will be held at Sanya Luhuitou Golf Club from October 9th to 15th, 2017.


The golf event in October in Sanya will see around 100 golf players from home and abroad competing for a total prize of US$350,000.


4th Hainan International Tourism Island Windsurfing Grand Prix (Hainan WPG 2017) – Sanya Site Event 2017 / 第四届国际旅游岛帆板大奖赛-三亚精英赛

Date: November 10th to 12th, 2017
Registration date: From now till October 25th, 2017
Tel: +86-898-36365757/132 0891 6902
Venue: Yalong Bay, Sanya / 三亚市亚龙湾




The 4th Hainan International Tourism Island Windsurfing Grand Prix (Hainan WPG 2017) – - Sanya Site Event will be held from November 10th to 12th in Sanya’s Yalong Bay.

The opening ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. on November 11th at Yalong Bay Beach Section. The tournament includes an on-shore race (men’s and women’s), a group race (men’s), and a matching race (men’s).


2017 WPT National China tournament / 2017年中国(三亚)扑克游戏锦标赛

Date: November 15th to 21st, 2017
Venue: MGM Grand Sanya / 三亚美高梅度假酒店




In cooperation with Beijing Ourgame Ltd., the 2017 WPT National China tournament will be held at the MGM Grand Sanya in Yalong Bay from November 15th to 21st.


The 7-day tournament will feature a total of 888 players who will play it out for the title. The prize pool will total over RMB 8.88 million.


67th Miss World Final / 2017第67届世界小姐总决赛
Date: November 16th-18th, 2017
Venue: To be confirmed




The 67th Miss World Final will be held in Sanya on November 16th-18th, 2017. It will be the seventh time that Sanya hosts the competition (Sanya hosted the Miss World Finals in the years 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2010 and 2015).


2017 2nd Sanya Int’l Cultural Industry Fair / 2017第二届三亚国际文化产业博览会


Date: December 8th to 11th, 2017
Venue: Sanya Mangrove Tree International Convention Center / 三亚湾红树林国际会展中心




The 2nd Sanya International Cultural Industry Fair will be held at Sanya Mangrove Tree International Convention Center from December 8th to 11th, 2017. The fair will help build a trading platform for Sanya’s cultural products and boost the development of the city’s culture industry.


The four-day fair will cover a total exhibition area of 30,000 square meters, with eight exhibition zones to showcase the expo’s themes, which this year will include the following: One Belt and One Road, intangible cultural heritage, Hainan international tourism island, Sports and culture, fashion and lifestyle, domestic provinces and cities, creative animation and high-tech, Silk Road Bazaar.


China Rendez-Vous 2017 / 2017海天盛筵

Date: December 8th-11th, 2017
Website: www.china-rendezvous.com
Hotline: 4008 609 695
Venue: Sanya Visun Times Coast / 三亚鸿洲时代海岸




China Rendez-Vous, a unique all-encompassing luxury lifestyle event, which has seen great success in previous seven years, is coming back again. This year’s event is set to be held at Sanya Visun Times Coast between December 8th and 11th, 2017.


2017 Sanya Ladies Open / 2017三亚女子公开赛
Date: November 17th-19th, 2017
Venue: Yalong Bay Golf Club / 亚龙湾高尔夫球会




The 2017 Sanya Ladies Open is set to be held at the Yalong Bay Golf Club from November 16th to 18th, 2017.


Around 100 top golfers from home and abroad will gather in Sanya to compete for prizes totaling 300,000 euros.


21st Tianya Haijiao International Wedding Festival 2017 / 2017第21届中国三亚天涯海角国际婚庆节
Date: December 20th to 22nd, 2017
Venue: Tianya Haijiao Scenic Spot / 天涯海角游览区




The 21st Tianya Haijiao International Wedding Festival 2017 will be held in Sanya from December 20th to 22nd.


One of the highlights of this year’s festival will be the Global Love Campaign, a romantic inspiration to connect with people around the world, aiming to raise the and recognition of Sanya as a romance destination on the international stage.


Other themed events will include the Global Love Campaign Tianyahaijiao Tailor-made Group Wedding, Creative Wedding Products Bazaar, Fantasy 3D Wedding Arts Exhibition, International Romantic Islet Folk Wedding Carnival.


2nd Sanya International Martial Arts Festival / 2017第二届三亚国际武术文化节

Date: December 15th to 20th, 2017
Venue: Sanya Sports Stadium / 三亚市体育
Registration date: From now till November 30th, 2017




The Second Sanya International Martial Arts Festival is to be held at the Sanya Sports Stadium from December 15th to 20th, 2017.


The tournament will feature participants from each category – individual events, training forms events, and group events. A large number of team and individual awards will be offered to winners.


The festival will also feature a series of themed events, including performances by martial arts masters, a Kung Fu star meeting, training sessions, a martial arts culture forum, and traditional ceremonies.